Fan of…#100 – Resilience

A photograph of Rochester High Street

Camera Settings

Camera: Samsung A51 Phone
Lens: n/a
F/Number: f/2.0
ISO: 32

Focal Distance: 4.60mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800 sec
Software: Adobe Lightroom CC

On Saturday we took a stroll down Rochester High Street, I am a fan of someone’s resilience to overcome tough times and hurdles put in front of us.

I was in awe at the businesses along the high street, that were doing all they can to trade whilst in this horrible lockdown, due to COVID.

From setting up takeaways, to click and collect services. Businesses have faced a hard time during the last year, with many not surviving, but I do have to admire those that have found resilience and a way to starve the wolves away from the door and doing all they can to continue into the future once this pandemic is over.

Yes we will have to live with COVID for forever and a day but hopefully once people are vaccinated and science moves on, it will get to the point where we have to be vaccinated yearly, just like having your flu jab.

Life will return to normal in the future and once again us photographers will be out and about. So until that day… hang on in there…. things will get better.

Posted as Part of Jez’s Fan of… Photography Challenge.

About the Author

Bren is a female amateur photographer, fibromyalgia sufferer and blogger at Bacardigirl.UK who along with her husband, Ashley, have created a photography blog called Brashley Photography which showcases the places they’ve visited on their photography journey. Bren and Ashley primarily concentrate their photographic skills on landscape, architecture and floral subjects. Based in the South East of England they hope to give their readers an insight into the wonderful and beautiful landscapes, buildings and places that the South of England has to offer.

11 responses to “Fan of…#100 – Resilience”

  1. looking forward to the improvements to come.

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    1. Me too …I can’t believe that it’s been nearly a year in and out of lockdown.

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  2. Love the picture.. Like olden days.. awesome..


    1. Thank you Lisa… Rochester High Street still has an olde worlde look to it… so I thought that my Brown and Cream Preset would suit this image well. So pleased your liked it. xx

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      1. Well chosen preset.. I must try them sometime.. 😉

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  3. Fantastic shot, Bren; the monochrome gives it a real old-world feel 👏 Like you, I’m looking forward to being able to get out & about again with my camera more freely; as you say “hang on in there” 😃

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    1. Thank you… I can’t wait for the gardens to open… the only thing is I like spring flowers and by the time we get out and about again, we’ll be in summer and I’d have missed them.

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