Out of Focus

Salford 19th June 2017 in response to wordpress photo challenge Focus Here’s a Pic of A Greek Chapel, in Crete taken during a recent family holiday. I played around with the depth of field in this shot – concentrating the focus on the chapel and the bench outside. Being a chapel – I couldn’t takeContinue reading “Out of Focus”

Musical mayhem and culinary capers

Brain and Spinal injury centre, Salford 17th march 2017 another fun session and close ups with objects with Basic Clicks. continuing with the bokeh theme, we set up shots with various different objects, from spoons to a guitar.  The guitar worked nicely with last weeks shots, as we used a backdrop of musical notes again.Continue reading “Musical mayhem and culinary capers”

Behind the Camera

Salford, 24th May 2016 Regular readers of my blog, will know i’ve been taking photography classes at the Brain and Spinal injury centre in Salford , Manchester (UK) Over the past few months i’ve learned a number of techniques – from setting up still life images with a number of objects, to Garden and LandscapeContinue reading “Behind the Camera”


Half-Light “Everybody dance into the light”….Dance into the light – P.Collins, 1996. A Mug of something magical – normally my mug of hot cocoa from whittards!!! (Photograph : Brian F Kirkham) It’s said that a black hole swallows up every last bit of light around it. The same can be said for a Bokeh effect LensContinue reading “Half-Light”

Playing with Bokeh

Salford, 23rd March 2016 I’ve been busy in BASICs photography class today – practising the art of Bokeh. Bokeh’s where you throw your light source out of focus on your camera to create an effect.   This picture was taken with my Samsung WB-250F. In order to achieve the effect there had to be adequate distanceContinue reading “Playing with Bokeh”