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2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 28

For this week’s #photoaweek, I wanted to use my Fujifilm X-T20 as I want to practice using it more regularily. I prefer using my Canon 5D iii but my Fujifilm X-T20 is my travel camera and I must get more familiar with the controls.

Here’s my photos of my very patient Jack Russell.

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 26

This week in my #photoaday challenge over on Instagram, I have continued to focus on flowers.

For this week’s #photoaweek, I wanted to explore an idea that came to me while sitting on the sun lounger at the end of the day on the hottest day of the year so far. I enjoy the peace that falls at around 8-9pm on a summer’s evening. People are settling down, the heat is easing and it starts to feel calm. My favourite time of the day. As I looked up to the sky, I noticed the clouds with a soft light and slight grey edges. I realised that at this time of day, on a hot day, the sky often goes unnoticed, slightly unremarkable. But there was so much beauty in the sky.

I decided to have a play with my telephoto lens and some long exposure shots, handheld. On this calm, hot day, I wanted to create something dramatic as a contrast to the reality. But also something mysterious.

 

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 25

This week in my #photoaday challenge over on Instagram, I have focused on flowers and how they change throughout the season. I am looking at flowers as they fade as well as when in full bloom. There is a beauty in the flower and petals throughout it’s entire process.

For this week’s #photoaweek, I decided to continue looking at these flowers, in particular poppies. I took my Canon 5d iii and Zeiss 50mm f1.4 Planar ZE Lens out on our walk and photographed some of the poppies that have featured already in my #photoaday using my phone.

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 24

For this week’s #photoaweek, I decided to continue looking at flowers. In particular, poppies. I liked this poppy which we found on a dog walk by a local football field… the poppy was fading and was growing in front of a container with graffiti. I liked the echo of the peeling paint and the poppy that looked like it was peeling too.

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 22 & 23

For this week’s #photoaweek, I had the opportunity to undertake a commercial project for digital specialists, Intrada. These photographs will be used on the customer’s new website, literature & social media.

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 21

This week in my #photoaday challenge over on Instagram, I have been continuing the theme of “Flowers”.

For this week’s #photoaweek, I have continued to look at creating more abstract photos of flowers with different backgrounds. I took these photos using my Canon 5d iii and Zeiss 50mm lens. Today, focussing on creating a vivid yellow background with very subtle flowers, using double exposure. These are my favourite flowers in our garden and they are almost disappearing for another year… making way for new displays.

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 20

This week in my #photoaday challenge over on Instagram, I have been continuing the theme of “Flowers”.

For this week’s #photoaweek, I have continued to look at creating more abstract photos of flowers with different backgrounds. I took these photos using my Canon 5d iii and Zeiss 50mm lens. 

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 19

This week in my #photoaday challenge over on Instagram, I have been continuing the theme of “Flowers”.

For this week’s #photoaweek, I wanted to create abstract images of the same flowers featured throughout the week. I took these photos using my Canon 5d iii and Zeiss 50mm lens. 

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 18

This week in my #photoaday challenge over on Instagram, I have moved onto a new theme of “Flowers”. This year, in particular, I’m really enjoying seeing all the flowers in bloom.

For this week’s #photoaweek, I wanted to experiment with flowers photographed on a dark background. I took these photos using my Canon 5d iii and Zeiss 50mm lens. Placing the flowers in a portable studio with a black background. Using natural light only.