My first attempt at low key photography. I took this portrait of my youngest daughter on a sunny evening in my back garden. I’ve always liked low key portraits and look forward to practicing this technique over the coming months.
I have brought a couple of new-to-me items for our physiotherapy clinic from a physio friend of mine. Another excuse to play with my new flash!
A duck pond in London – once the bread runs out, the ducks swim off to find other families with food to share
Last full day in London. My Daughter and her little baby cousin sharing a cuddle.
Still in London! My daughter having her lunch at the “StrEAT Life” food festival at Alexandra Palace (Ali Pali). A great atmosphere and wonderful weather – with hundreds of people sitting out in the park eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. A fantastic day out!
We’re in London! After a very long drive from Carlisle (stuck in traffic most of the way), I haven’t had time to really think about a shot. So I’ve just quickly snapped a picture of my brother-in-laws front room, which is all still decorated from his son’s first birthday party.
I have an old vintage camera on a shelf at home. I wanted to get a picture of it as a reminder that this was the cutting-edge technology of its day. It’s not that long ago in the grand scheme of things and it just makes you wonder what cameras will look like in another … More Day 55 – 25th May 2017
Another image of Hadrian’s wall. It was such a lovely evening that I thought it might be a nice opportunity for a landscape photograph. I took my sister with me as she knows Hadrian’s wall really well and was able to guide me to this spot on the wall. It was a bit of a … More Day 54 – 24th May 2017
Light Painting. For this shot I used a slow shutter speed in a dark room and my head torch (which has both red and white light settings). It took a few attempts to get everything in the right place and I plan to use this image for an anniversary card for my wife
My first attempt at a portrait. A picture of my wife using the natural light from the window as the key light and bouncing the flash off an adjacent wall for a fill light.