Sorry for the long gap between blog posts. We’ve not been doing much travelling recently and work has been quite busy so I’ve let blogging slip away from me. At the start of the year I promised myself I would blog at least once a month, so I’m going to have to post more frequently to make up the gaps.

The British summer has been long, hot and completely unexpected. The conditions haven’t been ideal for my photography – as I wrote about in my blog post on our trip to Portugal I prefer staying away from very harsh sunlight so I’ve had get a little creative in what I’m taking photos of.

I’ve also started a 365 project as of the middle of June. I’ve thought about trying one for a while so I thought my 29th birthday was a good chance to try and commit to one. This is taking up a fair bit of my everyday ‘thinking about photography’ time, which might be another reason I’ve stopped blogging. If you’re interested in seeing any of my images from that, then you can visit my Instagram page.

Anyway, enough excuses. Here are some images I’ve taken this month – mostly taken in hazy sunshine. I’ve basically been trying to avoid the middle of the day, and trying to stick to early mornings and late afternoons. Most photographers will wax lyrical about golden hours, but I’d rather shoot whenever I can than confine myself to a couple of hours a day when I’m usually either resting or travelling to work.

All photos taken with a Canon 5D mkII, 70-200mm f2.8 which I rented from Hire a Camera. I needed a telephoto zoom for a client photoshoot and they were pretty reasonably priced, despite the massive deposit needed and the 6 million pieces of paperwork I had to fill out. There’s my review…

7th August 2018

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