Experimenting with black and white portraits

Experimenting with black and white portraits

I’ve been interested in photography ever since I was given a Kodak Instamatic at about the same age as my son is now.  I’ve been a prolific snapper ever since, and digital photography has been a revelation, seeing exactly what you’ve taken immediately, my son will never know what it’s… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 48

Project 365 2017 Week 48

Project 365 2017 Week 48 Day 330 – 336 Sunday 26th November – Day 330 The menfolk disappeared to the NEC for the day to visit a model engineering exhibition leaving me at home to catch up with some blog posts and to do my photography homework in peace.  I’ve discovered… Continue reading »

Fireworks or Flowers – My Sunday Photo 261117

Fireworks or Flowers - My Sunday Photo 261117

Fireworks or Flowers – My Sunday Photo 261117 We’ve been looking at black and white plant photography styles in my photography class this week.  These Allium heads remind me so much of exploding fireworks.

Peek a boo – My Sunday Photo 220117

Peek a boo - My Sunday Photo 220117

Peek a boo – My Sunday Photo 220117.   I’ve started the second stage of my photography course on Friday and this week’s homework was all about taking portraits in black and white with natural lighting.  I take so many photos of Monkey, but normally when he’s not really posing…. Continue reading »

Billingsgate Market in Black and White

Billingsgate Market in Black and White

We spent a day in London a few weeks ago and I could quite literally spend all day clicking away on my camera.  I love all the buildings, old and new.  They fascinate me in equal measure.  We couldn’t persuade Monkey to go on the London Eye, so we went… Continue reading »

Running water by the Arch in Black and White

Running water by the Arch in Black and White

Another shot from my recent solo walk around Stowe Landscape Gardens.  When I’m with Monkey we normally walk behind this arch and we miss this view totally. Running water by the Arch in Black and White, a moment to stand and reflect.