Thursday, 19 February 2009

Valentine's Day

Every Valentine's Day, I take photographs of people in the street who are holding a bunch of flowers. It all started off 4 years ago, when I was single, and I especially noticed how many people succumb to the commercial side of the day, and buy flowers for their partner. The following year, I began the project. Every year I learn, and every year my portraits are getting better. This year I shot on digital for the first time, with an off camera flash. As it was Saturday, I also spent the whole day at it; and it paid off. Here are a selection of the results: More can be seen here.

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Xmas Pics

Every second Monday of the month, I meet with a group of girls with whom I did my MA. It is a great way to get feedback on a project we are working on, talk about different opportunities and generally chat about photography. Before Christmas, in an attempt to break the inertia the festive season tends to bring, we set ourselves a mini project. We were to take a photograph on the hour of each hour of Christmas Day. Here are just a few of the results of my day, taken on my new(ish) Contax T2:

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