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Day 184 - The Prom

Last night was the school Prom. My 15 year old daughter attended, and so did I with my 28-300mm lens on my crop sensor camera. I captured some moments at home with my daughter and her friends once she was ready. I then tried to capture…

Day 151 - Newborn Babies Part 2

I recently enjoyed a lovely photoshoot with a lovely new mum and dad and another 11 day old baby - she was a little star, once fed, warm and cosy she was happy to co-operate and have her photo taken. I learned a lot from the last photoshoot...…

Day 104 - Being the Model

Last night at camera club we had a really interesting talk by an experienced lifestyle and commercial photographer - Julia Conway - she shared with the group all sorts of useful photography tips for commercial photography including: The best…

Day 72 - Red Nose Day

Happy Red Nose Day - my teens wanted new photos taken for their driving licenses (scary stuff) - so the perfect opportunity to practice some simple portraits that fit the requirements of the DVLA... and alongside it to have some fun... These…

Day 66 - Unplanned group Shot

Today I was on a First Aid Course for Dog Owners, all about how to look after your dog and ensure he/she has the best chance of recovery and it was great... I would really recommend it, and with no photo opportunity planned for today, I popped…

Day 62 - Photoshop

Day 47 - involved me experimenting with flash, taking a selfie and then changing the background... today I have not felt well, I have spent a lot of the day sleeping, rather than taking photos ... so instead I am sharing the second edit that…

Day 49 - Portraits

Taking photos of people is not my favorite thing... but it is a challenge every photographer should face, it is something I wish I was better at and I took the opportunity of the last couple of days to do just that by visiting my Goddaughter…

Day 39 - Dark Backgrounds

I have been busy, a lovely run, time with family and I have just realised that I have not yet used my camera today - so with a choice between "top gear" and "call the midwife" on TV, I headed to the kitchen, got out my flash and tried to get…

Day 7 - Nifty 50, people and movement

Yesterday I said that I had not really used this lens to take portraits ... I admit I am uncomfortable taking photos of people where I have to get the camera in close... anyway this morning I had an unwilling model - my eldest teen was running…