Spontaneous children are a joy to shoot – this being the fun loving son of my mate. (Do visit his blog at http://penbow.wordpress.com )
I accidently changed theme and cannot remember my old one so the site layout may change quite a few times today and tomorrow.
(Random older post below)
Photography is frozen moments of time.
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Simple summary of autumn.
What caught my attention this rather late evening was the shimmering colours in contrast to the dull overcast light.
The ancient Egyptian Goddess Bastet.
Some of my earlier photos on this blog were a bit on the small side so here’s a repost of “Ol’ Red”; an old tractor me and my mate stumbled upon while out on a photo shooting trip.
There is something about water lilies in the way that they seem to radiate light under some circumstances. This was shot on an overcast day yet the light seem to bounce around in the flower itself.
Today I am very happy as my wife decided surprised me with giving me a brand new Nikkor 70-200 2.8 lens, she knew that I had been yearning for this lens for a very long time. I’ve only used it for a couple of hours but my oh my what a fantastic lens this is!.
Sharp, blazingly fast autofocus and a fantastic vibration reduction system (the VRII), I never imagined being able to shoot at 200mm handheld at 1/50s.
Here are a couple of test shots from today (the first one being of my awesome wife).
For anyone into photography India is a very good place to shoot. People are generally very friendly and there are incredibly much of interest to see (and capture).
Later on today I will post a few photos of kolam paintings (traditional street paintings made by coloured rice powder or chalk).
The elephant headed god Ganesha,patron of the arts and sciences, is perhaps one of the Hindu gods that is most well known Hindu gods.