On Wednesday I took a trip out to Golden Acre Park in Leeds, hidden within this park is a YWT(Yorkshire Wildlife Trust) Nature Reserve “Adel Dam”. Plenty of wild birds and other animals to have a look at, my main aim of this visit and for future visits is to complete a little goal i have and snap a photo of a kingfisher, this time i was unlucky not to see one but the practice in learning to shoot wild birds at speed is tough but is good to learn.
I have a couple of images to share even though not fantastic as i wanted them to be, still willing to share regardless, I am intending on renting out a lens that is much bigger for me to be able to capture better shots.
Hi all just a quick update on what has been happening lately, on the 9th and 10th August i will be part of a group Photography exhibition at the Corn Exchange in Leeds City Centre, this will be my first exhibition of my work.
This event is a group event from a group on facebook called “Strictly Yorkshire” and is based on “God’s Own County” itself, will feature many photographers from Amateur to Professionals and Hobbyists alike all having photographs in and around the County, home of the first two stages of the Tour De France (Grand Depart Yorkshire) 2014.
I will update this blog with more details in due course.
Since the unfortunate accident with my hard drive decided to not work and cant be fixed, I lost quite a lot of my portfolio work, both what I had done whilst at University and in my own time since then, yes it was bad of me to only have one back up and I am paying the price for it now.
I have been working on rebuilding it first of all starting out with a new logo for my photography/design stuff and also a little bit of typography work.
Whilst my Camera is having its sensor cleaned and not back till friday it gives me time to focus on my design part of things.
Here are a few screens of what i’m working on.
Some more ideas are coming to my mind regarding the logos but that is for me to work on.
Tonight I will be visiting clarence dock in Leeds for some Night photography with a friend who has just bought himself a DSLR, it will be my second attempt at some night photography so hoping to get myself some good shots I can sell.
Will keep you all updated on my progress, I need to start posting on this blog more as I have abandoned it a little of late but I will be posting more from now on. Below is a shot from my York visit.
Also on Wednesday I will be heading to a bands rehearsals to take some photos of them during that 2 hour slot, looking forward to trying to build up my portfolio more. I photographed them back in august at a gig at Brewdog.
And so here is the end of another year and the brand new start of another. 2014…I would like to wish all my followers and subscribers a Happy New Year and all the best for 2014, may you have the best year yet and is filled with good things and less of the bad.
2013 has been a indifferent year for me, had its ups and downs like every other year but things started to look up for a change, I got myself a new role at work as stock control assistant and also got out more with my camera and visited new places, got my website up and running and also had a little go at gig photography.
I took this photo at clarence dock in Leeds just as the sun was setting back in april.
I also visited Settle Falconry centre and Ribbleshead Viaduct with a friend who has taught me a bit more on how to use my DSLR to its full advantage. Snaps of the Ribbleshead viaduct and of the eagles at the centre were shots from one of my best days. I even got to put the glove on for the barn owl to fly onto my arm.
Those delta wolves at brewdog
Finally I travelled to York and had a go at Night photography, the photo of York Minster above is one of the photos i ended up with. And also I photographed Those Delta Wolves at Brewdog Leeds.
Finally would like to wish all my readers a happy new year and all the best for 2014.
I decided to focus myself on a little project today and the subject being Street Photography, one of my favourite subjects to photograph, especially when there is so much potential.
Using only my 50mm Lens I took myself to Leeds City centre to grab some photos and got some good results of the performing buskers and street scenes, the weather was nice, even had a conversation with one of the buskers.
Here are just a couple of photos i have quickly edited using camera raw as i always shoot RAW.