For today, Ann Christine has challenged us to create a photographic review of how 2018 appeared to us….
I have tried to give flavour of what 2018 was to me photographically in 7 images.
I challenged myself to notice the light more this year, and on a crisp morning in January, got this image:
Spring had me playing with reflections in some glass the street…. an attempt at a nod to Vivienne Mayer with a reflected self portrait
Another ‘trick’ I enjoy is motion…here I decided to revisit ICM in a wood in Poland:
Here I played about with motion blur, and was very pleased with the result of trying out different shutter speeds to achieve the result of motion implied with these dancers in comparison to their static surroundings
Next up, on just about the most manageable day of a hideously hot summer, I managed to take this rather balletic image of a poppy in a field of wild flowers on a windy day….the trick was choosing a wide aperture and focussing o precisely what I wanted…not at all easy for me on blustery day…
Street images are frequently a joy when the ‘right’ moment is captured, as in this next image:
And of course, I can’t sign off without a bit oI of decay :
Looking back like this has made me realise that I’d got quite a variety of different images in 2018, more varied than I would have thought!
Linked to Lens-artists photo challenge at Ann Christine’s here