Photography project – Flower market

I am currently working on a project for university where I have to produce a body of work by the end of the year, I can then extend this further as my major project to be completed by May of next year. I have decided to work on a documentary piece depicting the journey of … Continue reading Photography project – Flower market

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Imperial war museum

The Imperial war museum in London has been housed in the previous Bethlem hospital since 1936 but has in recent years undergone a £40 million revamp. The museum records the civil and military war effort and sacrifice of Britain and its Empire since 1914 and has some spectacular displays on show. As you enter the … Continue reading Imperial war museum

Photography project – Albert embankment

Albert Embankment lies at the side of the river Thames and stretches from Vauxhall bridge to Westminster bridge. As it doesn't have all the attractions that Southbank on the opposite side of Westminster has, it is a lot quieter which makes for a rather peaceful stroll. I thought I would take a few photos on … Continue reading Photography project – Albert embankment

Photography project – Kensington Palace

I recently attended Kensington palace to photograph some beautiful florals at an event that was taking place there. While waiting for the displays to be set up I thought I would take a look around and photograph the amazingly ornate rooms as I have never visited the palace before. The rooms were really spectacular and … Continue reading Photography project – Kensington Palace

An afternoon at Kew

Kew gardens, also known as the Royal botanic gardens, is set in 300 acres of land in the London borough of Richmond and is home to the largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world. I had last visited Kew gardens 10 years ago with my eldest son on a school trip … Continue reading An afternoon at Kew

A guide to using external camera flashes

I am a lover of natural light and feel much more comfortable controlling the exposure on my camera when outdoors where there is loads of available light, but there are occasions when this is not always possible. An external camera flash is a powerful piece of equipment that opens up a lot of opportunities to improve photos particularly when there … Continue reading A guide to using external camera flashes

Photography project – The garden edition

I have come across quite a few garden blog posts recently and they all seem to be full of bountiful blooms, immaculate lawns and ornate décor. Then I look out of my window and just see a mess of overgrown bushes, withered flowers and a dilapidated shed. A few years ago I decided to give my shed a … Continue reading Photography project – The garden edition

Photography project – #vantagepoint

There is something quite magical about the fairground carousel, the old Victorian style gives them an eloquence that other rides just don't have. I wouldn't really associate Paris with the carousel but while I was there recently I saw loads of them and they are so pretty that you just cant help taking photos of … Continue reading Photography project – #vantagepoint

Photography project – Postcards from the elephant

As part of one of our university modules we were required to make a photobook. This involved researching the photobook industry, including looking into the history of the photobook coming up with a concept taking photos using Adobe Indesign to create the template for the book sourcing the right paper that would work with our images … Continue reading Photography project – Postcards from the elephant

Photography project – Architecture

The reason I first started a blog is because I thought it would be a great outlet and a place that I could regularly share my photography. I also love getting out and exploring places and the two work perfectly together to make Oh Pretty City. I do obviously post photos of the places I have … Continue reading Photography project – Architecture