Posts

Year Two (123) - Adding Autumn

I am looking to invest in another prime lens I think at some point, so I headed out in the New Forest today with my Canon EF 100mm macro lens to see if I could get it to shoot portraits for me the way I wanted to, as my current lens combination…

Year two (120) - Photobuddy

Long time no blog ... but welcome back Photobuddy! This was taken the same day as the Highland Cow picture ... and it was a beautiful morning with the autumn light shining through the trees...  and I knew what I wanted ... I wanted to capture…

Year Two (107) - High Key animal portraits on location!

I have just got myself a great new hi-lite box which enables me to create a fantastic studio hi key background in a very minimal space, so I have a portable studio I can take pretty much anywhere, and create amazing hi key images. My challenge…

Year Two (48) - Purbeck Hills and Coast

I escaped for a few days away enjoying the Purbeck Hills and coastline - the challenge for any traveling photographer is what kit to take and what to use ... I was really pleased with my selection and think I got it right for the locations I…

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 (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…

Year Two (01) - Lovely Light at the Beach

I missed blogging, I have not yet made it to the end of day 5 but I miss the purpose it brings to my photography... I like not having to take a photo, and not having to explain why I choose to share or experiment in that way... and out on the…

Day 354 - Photo Buddy's Model Mayhem

My photo buddy got to be in the lime light during the study session, with a variety of flash and strobe lights the idea was to capture the essence of 1 year old Sparky. One on the things I wanted to do was to capture him in action... this is…