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May 2020 – Photo Project – Bill Armstrong

May 2020 – Photo Project – Bill Armstrong

This month's photographer inspiration: Bill Armstrong In May, I am gaining inspiration from Bill Armstrong. I discovered Bill Armstrong's work in the book titled "Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus" by Jackie Higgins. Over on my Instagram account, I set myself 3...

Viola -Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Viola -Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

I purchased a new Macro Extension Tube for my Canon 5Diii. I have been practising using it during lockdown by photographing flowers.  At first I really struggled with the new extension tube... but with some investigation into macro depth-of-field and the need for a...

April 2020 – Photo Project – Jessica Backhaus

April 2020 – Photo Project – Jessica Backhaus

This month's photographer inspiration: Jessica Backhaus In April, I am gaining inspiration from Jessica Backhaus. I discovered Jessica Backhaus's work in the book titled "Women Photographers" by  Boris Friedewald.  Jessica Backhaus is regarded as one of the most...

March 2020 – Photo Project – Imogen Cunningham

March 2020 – Photo Project – Imogen Cunningham

This month's photographer inspiration: Imogen Cunningham In March, I am gaining inspiration from Imogen Cunningham, renowned as one of the greatest American women photographers. In particular, I am inspired by her photographs of...

February 2020 – Photo Project – Anna Atkins

February 2020 – Photo Project – Anna Atkins

This month's photographer inspiration: Anna Atkins In February, I am gaining inspiration from an English botanist and photographer, Anna Atkins. Born in 1799, Anna Atkins lead an unusual life for a woman of her time. Bought up by her father, who provided her with a...

6 years of seeing

6 years of seeing

Project title: 6 years of seeing Date: January 2020 - Photo Project - Q1 I have set myself the challenge of producing one project per quarter in 2020. The first project is one that I have been working on since 2014. During these years, I have studied a tree that is at...

January 2020 – Photo Project – Ansel Adams

January 2020 – Photo Project – Ansel Adams

This month's photographer inspiration: Ansel Adams Inspired by Ansel Adams photograph "Boards & Thistles", I wanted to photograph an image with similar composition, lighting and style. Here is my photograph of a shed, it's called Titipu. I love the rustic boards...

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 28

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...

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 26

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...

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 25

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....

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 24

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...

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 21

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...

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 20

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...

2019 – #photoaweek challenge week 19

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...