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Bluebell Woods

On previous years I have captured photos of Bluebells, and today I was checking out the location for a possible portrait shoot, with only my nifty 50 to hand - and the frustration that this brought really highlighted the importance of anticipating…

Year Two (95) - Fields of Yellow

I have notice on my wonder thought facebook some of my friends showing photos of sunflowers and thought I would capture some too... and add some sunshine... So I had a go.... and I discovered: I am too short .. for the shot I wanted I needed…

Year Two (65) - Colour

Back home and time to enjoy the flowers ... my home town looks pretty and I just thought I would use today's blog post to share some of the amazing flowers I spotted on my walk into town. I just love all the colours and as I walked…

Year Two (52) - Poppies, after the rain

I found a field of poppies :) right after it rained, which meant that the delicate poppy flowers were suffering from rain and wind damage - so they were not perfect... but as I was a long way from home, I decided that it was still worth taking…

Year Two (47) - Creative Buttercups...

One challenge of photography is to try and look at things differently - you can easily get in a creative rut by doing the same thing and taking photos at the same angle - so I headed out in the sunshine with my Nifty 50 lens, with the aim to…

Year Two (41) - Photo Buddy is back!

Photobuddy is back and is the star of today's photoshoot, I wanted a focal point in the bluebell wood and my border collie was a willing model... well put it this way, he was keen to come for a walk and was happy to have the camera pointed in…

Year Two (40) - More flowers

My mum likes to explore gardens, I like to take photos - so today's challenge was to try and combine the two and to take various photos of the gardens we were exploring. Today's visit was to Furzey Gardens in the New Forest - it is a charity…

Year Two (39) - Starting to look at flowers

I am planning to have a few days out in the coming weeks taking photos of flowers - I won't have any control of the light - other than the direction in which I take  create the images from - I am not in charge of the weather - so whether it…

Year Two (35) - Playing in the Woods

I have been shown one of two different abstract effects recently that I you can take in camera, so this weekend I headed off to visit the bluebells with a prop, and some ideas to try something different. These are the results of my experiments. This…