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Year Two (37) - Abstract Art

The topics for the Old Bakery are sometimes obscure and a little odd, sometimes you instinctively think that you know what you can create based on that theme,, others a little but more challenging - partly because you have to take all your equipment…

Year Two (34) - Learning your camera

Last night at the Old Bakery we had a go and capturing the moment with drops dripping and glasses smashing ... there was only a limited number of people shooting due to the demands of the set up which meant there was a lot more time to talk…

Year Two (33) - Understanding Light.

Last year I experimented with Eggs and the effects of aperture and shutter speed, this week on #Ayearwithmycamera - Emma challenged us to look at the direction of light and thought that this was a great opportunity to put my camera in manual…

Year Two (28) Food Photography

This week's themed shoot at the Old Bakery is food photography, I have no idea what is planned as I am unable to tutor this week, so instead I decided I would try an Old Bakery food themed shoot at home and share it instead. There is a really…

Year Two (24) Dry Ice and flowers

Old Bakery photoshoot time ... and this week there was a lot of new members and plenty of familiar faces... this week we had three set ups- Richard focused on bubbles, had a bubble machine running and was encouraging people to capture a bubble,…

Year Two (22) - Off Camera Flash

Last night I spend the evening with mt Canon 7D mark ii, my Canon 600 Ex-RT Speedlite and my new C-stand, which enables me to use the flash off camera in better positions, and I can already see what a difference in will make to the images I…

Year Two (16) - Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day - a day for spending time with the people you love and the things you enjoy. The perfect icon image for Valentine's day are roses, I was lucky enough to receive some, so it was time to take out my camera, set up a studio…

Year Two (15) - Frogs and other reptiles

Another old bakery session, but this time with a twist - one end of the hall was set up with a tether computer, studio lights and props and my end of the hall - I shared the space with John - where we were using glass, speedlites and some natural…

Year 2 (07) Live Bands

Old Bakery studio and a new challenge - a new venue, limited time, group shots and having to use flash... and a group of photographers who also want to get the shot! The aim of the evening's activity was to capture some bands in a music studio…