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… Continue reading Toolkit in the Park
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!!)
During Term 4 last year, I continued my studies with the Centre for Creative Photography and found myself working with film and learning a range of new strategies in the darkroom. These are my assessment pieces and demonstrate dodging and burning, paper negatives, collage and other techniques.