January 2015 archive

Jan 25 2015

Photo 52 – Week 4 – Wildlife

Blue Tit in local woodland

Theme for this week was “Wildlife”. I headed down to the local woodlands to try and capture some of our winged friends. Very difficult to get them in focus, and not blurred due to movement when you’re on maximum zoom.

Jan 18 2015

Photo 52 – Week 3 – Liquids

Theme for this week was “liquids”. I’m really happy with how these turned out. Set up was simply a tripod in the bathroom, a sink of water, and a dripping tap. The room was completely dark for taking the picture and I used the inbuilt flash. I’ve included my two favourites; Mercury Falling and Terminator …

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Jan 17 2015

Photo 52 – Week 2 – Vision

Close up of an eye with coloured iris

This weeks topic was “Vision”. I suggested this to the group because I wanted to try and get a good close up of my wife’s eye. I keep telling her she has beautiful eyes and I wanted to try and capture that in a picture. To do this I purchased a set of extension tubes …

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Jan 16 2015

Photo 52 – Week 1 – Fresh

Close up of moss and fungi on fallen log

So week 1 of Photo52 2015 saw the theme set to “Fresh” to coincide with the idea of the New Year. I decided to take this in the spirit of “fresh morning light” and set out into my local woodlands to see what would be revealed. Now there is a huge dead tree near the …

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Jan 16 2015

Photo 52 – For 2015

Canon 500D

A friend of mine has invited me to take part in a Photo 52 this year. It’s like a Photo 365 but only submitting one picture a week. The aim is the same as a 365 but for those who just don’t feel they can commit to a picture a day. Which suits me down …

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