I posted some pictures of daffodils from three weeks ago that were close up with a 60mm lens wide open. Wednesdays shots were close up with a wide angle stopped down for an entirely different feel. Continue reading The flowers that bloom in the spring tra la.
This time last month our garden was awash with pink and blue from the two Clematis Montana and Forget-me-nots. I had to take some pictures – I hope you enjoy this small sample from that time.
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Feeling withdrawal symptoms due to not using my camera for ages and since it is horrid outside I set to with a vase full of Iris and Pussy willow stems in a makeshift home studio. Have to say yet again the Fuji X-T1 and lenses have come through, so easy to use and such good results.
These were all taken in natural light coming through a north facing patio door with a Lastolight white background using a tripod and cable release, the first eight using the XF 18-135 lens and the last two my XC 50-230 zoom.
For years I said I would not sign up to one of the micro-stock sites but after a number of sales through Alamy realising as little as £2.00 for me (plus some realising over £100.00 I have finally concluded that there is no longer any real difference and yesterday I signed up to iStock (part of Getty.) Continue reading I’ve done the unthinkable – what I said I would never do!
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Continue reading According to Getty Images My “Photography stands out”
I live on the edge of the National Forest and we have been in the grip of winter until last night. These pictures all taken with Fuji X-T1 and Continue reading National forest in winter