Shot of the Week 2019/16 – Micheldever Wood

Posted on 10th June 2019 by Admin under Comment, Landscape, Location, Photograph, Shot of the Week
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This avenue of trees is from Micheldever Wood in Hampshire, a spot about which I have heard much.  Unusually, it is the first photo I took at the location.  Typically, the initial press of the shutter results in something which is OK but, in reality, is the start of exploring the scene.  More creative ideas […]

Shot of the Week 2019/15 – Stride

Posted on 3rd June 2019 by Admin under APOY, Comment, competition, Location, Photograph, Shot of the Week, Street photography
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When I decided to write blog articles to accompany my weekly photo, I did not fully comprehend what a commitment it would be.  While the project is proceeding well, the opposite is definitely not true when it comes to publishing the images.  And a lot can happen during the extended intervening period when I do […]

Shot of the Week 2019/14 – Desiccated Tulip

Posted on 8th May 2019 by Admin under Comment, Photograph, Shot of the Week
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At the start of this photo-a-week project, I set myself an objective.  No flowers.  Unless absolutely unavoidable. So, for the third time, I am presenting an image of what else, ….. a flower.  It is another in my series of desiccated tulips, a subject which I have been doing quite a lot of late.  Far […]

Shot of the Week 2019/13 – Goldfinch

Posted on 7th May 2019 by Admin under Equipment, Location, Nature, Photograph, Shot of the Week
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I will not describe it as a mistake, rather a miscalculation when I started my shot of the week project at the beginning of the year. After four months, it remains on track, despite appearances to the contrary.  Where I erred was in underestimating the time required to produce a blog article to accompany every […]

Shot of the Week 2019/12 – Family Group

Posted on 9th April 2019 by Admin under Comment, Location, Photograph, Shot of the Week, Street photography
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In my last post, I commented on one of the issues which arises when deciding which photograph to publish for the week.  In that instance, I had three candidates and for the sake of variety opted for the one which it would not be possible to repeat.  This time, the problem is different in that […]

Shot of the Week 2019/11 – Red Queen

Posted on 27th March 2019 by Admin under Comment, Equipment, Event, Photograph, Shot of the Week, Technique
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Options When going through the week’s images looking for “the one”, I had a number of options.  I could have shown the latest in the series of flower images I have been making in the past few weeks.  They are good, to my eye at least, but would repeat what I have done previously during […]

Shot of the Week 2019/10 – Pairings

Posted on 26th March 2019 by Admin under Comment, Location, Photograph, Shot of the Week, Street photography
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This shot, Pairings, was taken at the conclusion of a street photography walk.  It was a circular tour, going from King’s Cross in London to Camden Market and back.  This is a well known location which I have never previously managed to find.  It is a subway which I had heard described as being a […]

Shot of the Week 2019/09 – Millennium Bridge

Posted on 10th March 2019 by Admin under Comment, Equipment, infrared, Location, Shot of the Week, Street photography
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If one word sums up my photography for this week, it is “barriers”.  With a lot going on, there was just one opportunity for a photographic outing.  Naturally, I went where there might be some good prospects.  First stop was the BBC’s new headquarters at the end of London’s Regent Street.  Frustratingly, part of the […]

Shot of the Week 2019/08 – Salute

Posted on 5th March 2019 by Admin under Comment, Equipment, infrared, Photograph, Shot of the Week, Technique
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There are many positives to undertaking a challenge which requires the regular production of images.  Not least is the incentive to use the camera.  Life has plenty of other distractions and it is all too easy not to take a photograph for a while. Another benefit such a project is the opportunity to try different […]

Shot of the Week 2019/07 – Treetop Sun

Posted on 23rd February 2019 by Admin under Landscape, Photograph, Shot of the Week
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A shorter than usual blog post than usual for this week’s image for the week. There was a lot going on which did not leave much time for photography. I took this photo in my local woods and enjoyed seeing the sun catching the bare branches at the top of the trees. The bright day […]