Flower of the Day – 18th March 2021

Camera: Fujifilm X-T100Lens: XC15-55mm Kit LensF/Number: f/7.1ISO: 200 Focal Distance: 26.40 mmShutter Speed: 1/4 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC and Photo Editor Peony and Candle Camera Settings Camera: Fujifilm X-T100Lens: XC15-55mm Kit LensF/Number: f/7.1ISO: 200 Focal Distance: 26.40 mmShutter Speed: 1/4 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC Posted as Part of Cee's Flower of the Day Photography Challenge

Mid-Week Monochrome #55 – Cup and Saucer

A still life image of a cup and saucer with roses and a candle. Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USMF/Number: f/2.8ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 60mmShutter Speed: 1/5 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC

Mid-week Monochrome #53 – Candlelight Reading

A still life photograph of a book, candle and flowers Camera Settings Camera:  Canon EOS 70DLens:   EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-6.6 IS STIMF/Number:   f/8.0ISO:  250 Focal Distance:  18mm Shutter Speed:  2 secSoftware:  Adobe Lightroom CC

Should I Flip It?

There are times in photography when you might want to flip a photograph. Try this experiment... open an image on your device... close your eyes for a few seconds and then open them to look at the image. What you will find is this if you read from left to right your eyes will automatically … Continue reading Should I Flip It?

Still Life – Monochrome

A photograph of 3 bottles, jug and flowers. Camera Settings Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-6.6 IS STIMF/Number: f/8.0ISO: 800 Focal Distance: 18mm Shutter Speed: 0.4 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom CC So far my experimenting with Lightroom CC and my Samsung Tab S7 is going great. Now I've created a workflow, things seem easier. What I … Continue reading Still Life – Monochrome

Cup and Saucer – Still Life

Still life image of a Cup and Saucer, complimented with flowers and heart candle. Camera Settings Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: EF-S60mm f/2.8 Macro USMF/Number: f/16ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 60mmShutter Speed: 2.5 secSoftware: Lightroom Classic Charity shops are the ideal place to find bits and pieces for Still Life Photography.. this cup and saucer was £2. … Continue reading Cup and Saucer – Still Life

Mid-Week Monochrome #39 – Box of Flowers

Thank you to every one who entered the last MWM Photography Challenge. Your entries are greatly appreciated. Check out the comment section of the last challenge to view all entries to the challenge. Wooden Box of Flowers with Pebbles and Candle Also posted as part of Cee's Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.

Bathroom Accessories

One thing this lockdown has created is clean cupboards.  Anyway in our cupboard was my OH's tripod.  Mine is OK as it is lightweight and I only paid about £12 from Aldi for it, so I can't complain.  It is sturdy enough for my X-T100 but I am not confident with it when using my … Continue reading Bathroom Accessories

Throwback Thursday – Wash Jug

Posted as Part of #throwbackthursday Wanna Join In On this Thursday Challenge… It’s simple, create a post using Throwback Thursday and use the TBT and Throwback Thursday tags.  Pingbacks are enabled, however, if you have trouble creating a pingback simply paste the link to your post in the comments section below.  Happy Throwback Thursday everyone … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – Wash Jug

Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 27

A still life image of two hearts and a candle nestled on rose petals. Last Week's Entries Thank you to all those that submitted images to MWM - 26 Bicycle sign in Beaune - Bushboy's World Tropical Glasshouses — MWM #26 – Photos by Jez Salvador Dali house - mid-week Monochrome 26 - Studio Tionghan … Continue reading Mid-Week Monochrome – MWM – 27

Still Life – Flowers, Pinecones and Candle

It seems ages since I've played around with some still life images...  So for today's image, I used a wooden box with artificial peonies in it as well as red pine-cones and a candle. The above image was photographed within a large wooden crate. Using a black background and just my oak tabletop, I then … Continue reading Still Life – Flowers, Pinecones and Candle

Candlelit flowers and Easy Reading – Still Life

Still-life photography doesn't have to be coloured.  It can be monochrome.  One of the images from the image above's still-life shoot was originally posted in colour. And it was only the other day for a photography challenge, I converted the below image, originally posted in colour, to monochrome. And I liked the tones.  Lately, I … Continue reading Candlelit flowers and Easy Reading – Still Life