Category Archives: Photography

4 Easy Steps to Seriously Awesome Blog Post Photos

Blog Post PhotosBlog post pictures. They are, if you don’t know how to do them, a bit of a mystery.

I have had a couple of lovely compliments recently about the photos I use to start my posts, (thank you, and blush!). But what it’s resulted in, is me sharing my photo tweaking knowledge with others. So I thought it might be useful to share that knowledge with everyone else.

If you would like to know how to make photos like mine, or ones in your own style, then read on. Continue reading

Five Day Photo Challenge 3 – Water

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This brings another Five Day (week) Photo Challenge photo. Ali Isaac tagged me to do this challenge, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed it so far. If you haven’t already, you should check out her blog, it’s awesome.

My writespiration a couple of weeks ago was on the theme of Elements – Fire specifically. And all because I am research the elements for my novel. So I thought whilst I was on the theme, I would capture ‘water’.

Out I trudged into the rain, macro lens in hand and clicked away. This is what I got: Continue reading

Compassion For Extinction #1000Speak

AND Five Day Photo Challenge #2

Five Day Photo Challenge

I went to see Jurassic Park the other day, (I loved it, if you haven’t seen it and you’re a fan of the first three then go, you’re missing out.) Anyway, the film and Monday’s post about the loss of penmanship got me thinking about extinction. Continue reading

Five Day Photo Challenge #1 – Spidermare

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I was nominated to take part in this photo challenge by Ali Isaac, who has a wonderful blog filled with fascinating tales of Irish mythology – check it out if you haven’t already, you learn something new with every post. I would like to nominate three of my blogging compadres to take up this photo challenge…

1. Ula because I think she’s fascinating and would love to see what she shoots

2. Keith – because he’s an awesome photographer already

See the rules below, never been much of a rule follower, so not only am I doing this over five weeks instead of five days, I highly doubt I’ll only post one story too! :p

The photo is of a common garden spiders nest of babies. Whilst they are growing as eggs they shed a skin. Once born they cling together usually in balls – but in trying to capture a macro shot I disturbed them – until they shed their second skin.  Continue reading

Macro Sach

Recently found a little attachment lens for my iPhone. It was only £20 bit of an extravagance but I had demolished a disposable camera and was using one of the lenses and holding it in front of the camera in order to take macro shots so I decided to buy it.

It takes macro (close up) and semi fish eye (wide angle) photos.

All photos have been taken on my iPhone 5, some of them have been edited on Instagram but all on the iPhone. I’m kind of impressed for a £20 lens from a clothing store!!

Here are some of my shots…

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