City of London, Inception style!

Over the past week, I have spent a massive amount of time using Photoshop. I’ve been doing all sorts of crazy things using the software, often late into the night. This edited image of the City of London, inspired by the film Inception, was great fun to produce.

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Inspired by the film Inception, I’ve re-edited this old photograph of the City of London!
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Black and white sun rise

Another week has gone by where I have found myself either looking after the children, blogging or trying to progress our house purchase. In reality, I have, more often than not, been doing all three at the same time leaving me little time to indulge in photographic hobby.

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Black and white sun rise. As the title suggests, the sun rise as caught in a lens ball and converted to black and white.

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Point, shoot and hope for the best

I took this photograph of a bee collecting pollen on a brief visit to a National Trust property called Emmets Garden. Having recently published an image of a flower taken in poor lighting conditions, I wanted to see what I could do on a sunny day.

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I was supposed to be taking photographs of flowers in good lighting conditions. When this bee came to say hello, well, I had to change my plans.

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Capturing the moment on Brighton Beach

I have spent a lot of time recently experimenting with my photography. I’ve been trying out new camera settings and equipment and had great fun doing so. Sometimes, however, it’s simply about capturing the moment, like this one on Brighton Beach.

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Helen and Izzy decided to take on the sea at Brighton Beach. The sea won. Note the West Pier in the background.

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Photographing butterflies (again)

Still bitten by the nature photography bug, I’ve been out in my favourite patch of common land photographing the flora and fauna. I had an amazing piece of luck when I managed to get a picture of this butterfly resting on a flower.

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I love the detail in this image, plus the dramatic mix of colours of the butterfly’s wings.

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