Photography

Some of my better photographs, often shared via the #MySundayPhoto linky.

Sussex and Kent landscape by drone

With the demise of the #MySundayPhoto linky, I said I would publish more photographic tutorials on the blog. My children, Helen and Izzy, only returned to school on Thursday so I have had no time to produce any tutorials, but I have undertaken a couple of short drone flights.

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A drone photograph looking South West across the Weald of Kent.
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From Monica Lewinsky to the end of #MySundayPhoto

For me, as a blogger, today is a big day. Something of a sad day to be honest, but also a cause for celebration.

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A grainy image I took of Monica Lewinsky when I first got into photography.
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Ice photography tutorial

I’ve recently spent a lot of time focusing on the technical aspects of my photography. Very often, however, the subject matter is the crucial element of the image and that’s what I have concentrated on with this example of ice photography.

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A seasonal example of ice photography. The classic example is to photograph a flower frozen in ice, but I went for something a bit more festive.
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Long exposure photography using Christmas lights!

Take an over-excited blogger, give him a camera, a tripod and some Christmas lights and see what happens.

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Christmas tree lights can look very pretty when photographed using a
long exposure time.
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Framing a subject. A simple photography trick when all else goes wrong!

This photograph was taken with the help of my youngest daughter, Izzy. She very kindly agreed to hold up this old picture frame so I could take a shot of a colourful market as we looked down at it from a bridge overhead.

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