New Year, New Opportunities

As we head into a new year with ideas of how we would like to revolutionise how we live, or with big plans for the months ahead it can be slightly daunting. However it is also filled with a new excitement, a new day equals new opportunities right?

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As I head into a new year, and also my last year of my bachelors Degree, it is a little sad yet also extremely exciting, as the projects to follow will be so much better planned and larger (hopefully!) than those I have already experimented and completed. I hope at some point this year to intern with a magazine or news paper as a photographer, or collaborate in similar ways, the more experience I can gain the better!

I have recently been reading a lot of photographers perspectives, advice and insights they have learnt over the years, and some in this last year past, and it has given me a new excitement and passion to push myself further into the unknown and try new projects.

One of these posts was by the amazing Kevin D. Jordan talking about his photography resolutions and plans for the year ahead, I found it really inspiring as I too think about the next steps in the months ahead.

I thought I’d post it here for those who want a look and for me to also come back and read again. (the Link is below)

http://improvephotography.com/43494/8-new-years-resolutions-improve-photography-2017/

To see more from Kevin D. Jordan go have a look at his Facebook, Instagram or website!

Smoke in Photography!

Some beautiful examples of the use of smoke in portrait photography, by Aaron and Whitney Durall.

One of my new found loves is the amazing effects of powder (or smoke) in photography, as I have experienced with this past year.

I plan to use this technique again in the near future, as it adds another dimension almost to a photograph. It is so powerful and spontaneous, yet so expressive.

 

To read the article and to see some gorgeous photos follow the link below. 🙂

http://www.popphoto.com/tips-pro-using-smoke-bombs-portraits?con=TrueAnthem&dom=fb&src=SOC&utm_campaign=&utm_content=584e1d0104d3011fb94cfd1c&utm_medium=&utm_source=#page-4