I love landscapes. With my propensity to go in close, I was delighted to read that one can define landscapes as narrowly or broadly as one chooses! I have chosen smaller scale landscapes for this blog post.
I have an increasing number of international connections on my FaceBook page. They share their local surroundings and to the eyes of an outsider, they are foreign and wonderful. Wondering if my Adelaide, South Australia images are likely to be wonderful to an overseas page visitor??
Discovering the idea of selectively saturating and desaturating parts of images has adding a new dimension to my creativity. Fun!
There is a terrific tutorial from PhotoExtremist that inspired our first attempt at shooting burning steelwool. Great fun – but be prepared for mess, dangerous sparks and quick action. We are pleased with these, and have purchased some finer grain steelwool to see how that works.
It was a stinking hot weekend and I posted on FaceBook that it was too hot for photography. A friend suggested that I tackle the air conditioned kitchen – what a great idea!!
My favourite shots are with a macro lens!
Another example of shooting an item in a variety of ways – to test ones creativity and development as a photographer.
I have collected a range of objects – in this case an old rusty toolkit – and taken them to a number of places to photograph. Inspired by a common ‘improve your photography tip’ that suggests one take at least 10 photos of one object – different angles, different depth of field, partial/full, the […]
Walking my dog, camera in hand … capturing images around the place!!
I love photographs where design principles, such as symmetry and patterns are evident. This collection have come from a range of places, inspired by work of others (thanks to them!!)