More Spring Flower Shots and Why Editing Photos is Important

Last week I shared some of my photos from my in-law’s lovely garden, with the low sun streaming through from behind. I have a few more to share today from the same place. On Instagram and Facebook this week these photos got a lot of interaction, which is lovely. Flower photos and how they were shot This tulip was on its last gasp of glory, with ageing curled petals balanced, about to fall at any moment. There is still something quite solid and definite about a tulip even at the end of its life. Those petals are not delicate; I feel I could use one as a small plate! Here the composition needed some thought. When I took this photo I was concerned that the pattern of light on the…

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Spring Flower Photos in Low Sun – Pic of the Week

Spring Flower Photos in Low Sun – Pic of the Week

It may seem funny but even though I am a family travel and photography blogger I have not been able to get out of … View Post
Photography in Auto Mode Part 5: Understanding Good Exposure

Photography in Auto Mode Part 5: Understanding Good Exposure

There’s actually a huge amount of flexibility and tactics which you can employ to control your exposure when taking photos in auto mode. … View Post
Taking Photos at Avebury Stone Circle – Pic of the Week

Taking Photos at Avebury Stone Circle – Pic of the Week

This week on Instagram I have been sharing my photos of Wiltshire’s stoneage attractions, in particular my shots of Avebury Stone Circle. Avebury … View Post
Ideas for One Day in Beijing

Ideas for One Day in Beijing

Sponsored post Up to now I have always been reluctant to write about my husband’s business travel. Some people make the mistake of … View Post