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There and back again

There and back again So my last post was a bit traumatic. I wrote it, I lived it and I never want to revisit it. A few months on and I am much stronger. Life is still challenging as I am doing dialysis four times a day and sometimes its painful, sometimes its gruelling and

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Health and photography

Health and photography

Importance of health and my love of photography   Fyi, this is more of a personal post, but it does talk about both my health and photography. Last night, was a long night. I was up at 2am and then 4am, which in itself is nothing unusual for me. But, last night as well as

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Digital Backdrop Easter Sale

Digital Backdrop Easter Sale

Digital Backdrop Easter Sale Easter is fast approaching, although as the weather has been so cold it certainly doesn’t feel like Easter. Etsy has its ‘Etsy on Sale’ over the next few days, and I have decided to join them. Therefore between the 22nd of March and the 25th of March my Etsy shop will

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Microstock Image Libraries

Microstock Image Libraries

I have thrown my hat in the ring in the last few months and joined a few of the microstock image libraries. So far, the earnings have been fairly minimal. But I have found that some are better than others. Alamy is my favourite, but the sales seem to be very slow. But at least

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Digital backgrounds/backdrops

Digital backgrounds/backdrops

  Digital backgrounds/backdrops  Spending more time at home over the pass month I have been able to really get to grips with photoshop, using blending modes and gradient maps. Something which I have stayed away from out of fear. But actually, like anything, once you know how to do it, it’s not that difficult. I

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Timelapse Video, newborn shoot, youtube

Timelapse Video, newborn shoot, youtube So, I made a timelapse video of one of my newborn shoots. It’s funny seeing me on the video! But I wanted to give an idea of how it looks during the shoot. You can see me shooting away and you can then (at the end) see the finished pictures.

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Sebastian’s Newborn Photo Shoot

I have photographed the lovely Osment family for the past four years. Their first shoot was a newborn shoot with their daughter Amelie. Sebastian is their newest arrival and I have just had the pleasure of shooting Sebastian’s newborn photo shoot. Sebastian was born early, so his shoot was much later than usual. But he

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Maternity Shoot

Maternity Shoot I always enjoy photographing a maternity shoot. I don’t photograph many, so I love it when the opportunity comes along. Its even more enjoyable when there is a sibling (to be) that is really excited about being in the pictures! I am used to toddlers and they don’t always do as I say, which can make it

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