Yearly Archives: 2012

And now, a short intermission….

So, I’ve reached the end of my blog posting marathon- November has certainly been a month to remember for me, with 30 posts in 30 days. Phew. *mops brow*. I’ve got a lovely one to end with, too, my final family shoot for the year. Light and Day Photography is now officially closed for the season! The next couple […]

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How to Take Better Pictures… Part 2….

If you missed Part 1, you can find it here…   11. Read your manual. OK, contentious I know, especially given that I am not known for loving manuals or the way they are usually written and presented. However it is really essential (sorry)  to sit down and systematically work through the menu options your […]

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How to Take Better Pictures… Part 1…

I’m nearly at the end of my November blog posting marathon, and I thought I’d put together a list of what I think helps us all to become better photographers. If you love capturing life through the lens, but want to know how you can improve your skills, here are a few ideas for you to mull […]

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‘I quote others only the better to express myself…’

Sometimes it seems the only accomplishment my education ever bestowed on me, the ability to think in quotations. Margaret Drabble. I love quotations- I have journals full of little snippets that I write down from here and there.  They may be affirmations for what I know to be true but have forgotten, (You first have […]

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Before and After…. what a little photoshop can do….

I thought I’d do a quick post today showing a before and after… There are infinitesimal ways of  editing an image, and a large part of the photographer’s skill is in knowing what to do, how much, and when to stop. In this case, it was all about Bethan’s eyes, freckles, gorgeous hair, and the red brick […]

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