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Year Two (130) - A Bridal Shoot?

This is just a small selection of images I took of Jodie, she had a wedding dress and she wanted to create some artistic images, something a little bit different and I was up for the challenge. I was using my canon 27-70mm lens and fairly long…

Year Two (118) - Smokin'

I have photographed smoke a couple of times before... but took the opportunity to capture it again and to see if I could pick up some new tips. Smoke is a great material to photograph, it has a mind of its own and you never quite know where…

Year Two (58) - Adding Extra

Taking photos is fun, deciding on ways to use and share those photos is even better - and the recent shoot that I undertook made me think it was time to add some more images to my greeting card collection - and the frogs jumped to my attention. As…

Year Two (51) - Lauren

Off to the Old Bakery last night and the theme was dancing - we had two dancers turn up, but I focused on only one of them - Lauren. I picked her up before the shoot, and discovered she had never had her photo taken as a dancer / model and she…

Year Two (21)- Creative Advert Challenge

This week a challenge was posted on the Old Bakery photo group forum to find an advert online and then recreate in the studio with the help of free stock images, a little imagination and lots of enthusiasm. There was lots of discussion online…

Year Two (17) - Getting creative

I wanted to create a poster for the Old Bakery Studio group which showcased photography and perhaps inspired people to come along to the group... I wanted to use photographs to do it, and had the idea to include a variety of images from the…

Day 331 - Smoke

If I want to get more creative I really need some backgrounds and textures ... so one of those things that I have been putting off doing is photographing smoke ... so that is today's challenge. I had a search online - can recommend reading…

Day 304 - Happy Halloween

A quick play in the garden with pumpkins lit by candle light, manual mode on my wide angle lens, a splash of smoke and some coloured gels, a sparkler.... to wish you a Happy Halloween! I started shooting with a wide aperture - F7.1, and a…

Day 295 - Panoramas and different views....

You can create panoramas in a range of software, and it is a great way to capture a different angle or view point of a location, the best way to create a panorma is: Test the exposure, choose aperture priority - then find the mid point of…