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Project – 50 Days of Grey – Day 43

50 Days of Grey – a scaled down 365!
DAY 43 – “Liquid”

I couldn’t let a project about black and white go on for fifty days without including the obvious could I?!!

All in the cause of art, oh well! 🙂

guinness

iPhone 5, Google+ edited.

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February 12, 2014 · 10:14 pm

Project – 50 Days of Grey – Day 37

50 Days of Grey – a scaled down 365!
DAY 37 – “Remote”

Canoe hut in flood water

Canoe hut in flood water

 

A quite surreal image today, the flood waters rise and envelope the park. All around there is a river, so you can walk in a few inches and then drop into several feet of water.

Worth a return with the D700.

iPhone 5, Google+ edited.

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February 6, 2014 · 9:55 pm

Project – 50 Days of Grey – Day 16

50 Days of Grey – a scaled down 365!
DAY 16 – “Old Rope

Day sixteen and a trip to the river Hamble. I had taken the SLR but the weather was so bad that did not want to take it out of the bag, when will this rain ever stop?!

This is where the trusty iphone came into use. I am pleased with this little set of images, I think I will return when it is dry and take some more. I plan to return and take a long exposure picture of the buoys bobbing in the water, need to take a tripod too and an ND filter.

By for now 🙂

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January 16, 2014 · 9:33 pm

Project – 50 Days of Grey – Day 15

50 Days of Grey – a scaled down 365!
DAY 15 – “Stick to What you Know”

Duotone

Duotone

 

Not much to say today 🙂

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January 15, 2014 · 9:27 pm

Project – 50 Days of Grey – Day 8

50 Days of Grey – a scaled down 365!
DAY 8 – “Victoria”

Day eight and another dog walk by the beach provides some images. I am learning to get something from not very much with this photography project! I am though building enough images in the library now and accumulating quite a lot of editing!

I use Lightroom to edit an it is quite quick to use. The only thing I don’t get on with is the Print option! I transfer back to photoshop to produce the logo and borders, I am sure there must be quicker ways to do this!

Have a good day 🙂

 

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January 8, 2014 · 2:21 pm

Project – 50 Days of Grey – Day 6

50 Days of Grey – a scaled down 365!
DAY 6 – “Blown Away”

black and white photography

Oyster Catchers

A challenging shoot. The wind and sea spray make no friend of the Nikon! I walked for a while trying to take long exposures with the neutral grad of the rough sea. Sadly these turned out to be not very exciting!

On the way to the car my dog spooked some resting Oyster Catchers. I managed to fire of a series of images that would make a nice triptych.

Project 50 Days of Grey is certainly keeping me busy but I am pleased with some of the results. Trying to get an image a day (new image) in the bag is challenging. The good thing is im taking stuff all the time and thinking a lot!

Pop over to my Facebook page to see some colour results from 50 Days.. 🙂

Enjoy 🙂

 

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January 6, 2014 · 4:53 pm

I have plenty of those!

I woke up this morning rather early (couldn’t sleep!), to notice the wonderful sunrise and frost pocket. This was laced with a hint of mist.

Quick grab the camera!, I thought to myself. Then I had a moments thought and said “another frosty sunrise, who needs that!”. On reflection I have folders and folders of un-edited frosty pictures. So I flicked on the kettle, stayed in the warm, and fired up the Mac!

I love looking back at files with fresh eyes. Here are a couple of images, taken at different times and with different cameras. One is taken with the Nikon D7000 the other with the D700, can you tell which! Both images processed RAW files in Lightroom.

Frosty Sunrise

Misty Sunrise

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December 11, 2013 · 8:23 am