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Lois Loren – Photoshoot – 12 November 2016 – The Images

Posted in Weekly Wonderings with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 25 November 2016 by misselisabethuk

Following on from my last blog:

Date: 12 November 2016
Location: Home Studio, Medway – www.misselisabeth.co.uk
Model: Lois Loren Rochester, Kent
Make-Up Artist (‘MUA’): Maria Bradley Rainham, Kent

Lois chose her images and she is now in receipt of all but one so I thought I would share a few of the images with you, as I promised I would…

If you are interested in the work that I am doing then please visit my website www.misselisabeth.co.uk or Twitter or Facebook

Hope you are having a great week – roll on the weekend!

Sunday fun…

Posted in Weekly Wonderings with tags , , , , , , , , on 18 September 2016 by misselisabethuk

A quick post really to share a photo I took this morning.

I haven’t been completely happy with my 70-300mm lens but I think that’s mainly because I have been using it in the wrong situations.  Also I like taking photos hand-held and feel restricted mounting a tripod for the longer focal length shots where there is not enough light to crank up the shutter speed.

Sometimes it’s all about acting on an opportunity and this morning was one of those times.  There was a bird perched on an aerial on the house at the back of mine and I thought I could do some silhouette photography.  So I went inside changed my lens to my 70-300mm lens and wondered if I would be able to quickly take the shot hand held before the moment passed.

I steadied myself against a wall and put the lens on stabilisation setting 2 and hoped for the best.  By the time I got myself sorted a few of the bird’s mates turned up so it worked out better than I had anticipated.

There was a bit of manipulation in Lightroom in that I cropped the image a bit and lowered the black point /upped the white point to make sure I got a good contrast silhouette.  And volia….

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Hope you are all having a great weekend!

Pinup Doll Alice Oxley – Afternoon Tea?

Posted in Weekly Wonderings with tags , , , , , , , , on 25 July 2016 by misselisabethuk

In addition to my photography degree assignments, I have been keen to progress my professional portfolio and start working with models, to practice my wider photography skills and to develop my own style. 

So I recently set up a shoot with a model who I found on purpleport.com. I have an interest in portrait photography but I also wanted to stretch myself to a situational set up. After looking through a fair few profiles I decided to book a 50s style model and as a result a 50s style themed shoot was born. 

I have not yet prepared the more ‘themed’ images from the shoot but wanted to share with you the 3 portraits I have worked on to date. I hope you like them:

Norris the Snail…

Posted in Weekly Wonderings with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on 22 May 2016 by misselisabethuk

This morning I was visited by Norris, an older more experienced member of the snail community.

As we kicked back and discussed world issues he told me about his near death experience with a lawnmower that he had only the other week.  He showed me his injuries which for him were luckily only a slightly shaved head and chipped but not too badly damaged shell (some would disagree).  However, we agreed it could have been a lot worse.

I said I was pleased he had escaped this almost terminal accident, a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, as he was a kindly snail and deserved longevity (although this doesn’t always follow).

Before he went I asked if he minded if I took a few photographs of him as I was trying to improve my photography skills and could he help me out with this.  Of course Norris agreed.  So here are the photographs I took and I would like to dedicate this post to Norris and his snail friends and family…

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Time for some guitar 15_04_2016

Posted in Weekly Wonderings with tags , , , , , , , , on 15 April 2016 by misselisabethuk

Hope you enjoy today’s photographs courtesy of my new Sigma 105mm f/2.8 macro lens and Canon 70D camera.  I applied a NIK filter which google are giving away free at the moment, so why wouldn’t I?

January, oh January (3 photographs)…

Posted in Weekly Wonderings with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 30 January 2016 by misselisabethuk

This post has been inspired by this week’s WordPress weekly photo challenge.  Vibrant

The main picture was taken last year but I love the vibrant red berries (a bit Christmassy).  Also as a little treat I have posted another two photos which I took today with my newer lens: canon 70-300mm.  Not sure I like it as much as my Sigma 17-50mm which took the berries shot, however, maybe I just need more time to get used to it.  Enjoy!

 

It’s all in the lighting…

Posted in Weekly Wonderings with tags , , , , on 13 November 2015 by misselisabethuk

Now the evenings are dark when returning home from work there is no other option for me but to take photos with the aid of lighting.  

I have a couple of continuous lights, which although not that bright, give me a wysiwyg (what you see is what you get) experience when taking photos.  Great from a learning perspective. So here are the results from tonight’s endeavours…

  

  
Hope you like these pics.

As I am posting these from my mobile I do not have access to the camera settings I used, however, I will add these at a later stage for your reference. 

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