Lunch Break

Black And White Photography, Photography, Steven

Ornamental Grass © Steven Willard

I remember sitting in my car eating a sandwich, watching the effect of the passing clouds on this clump of ornamental grass. With every cloud the light would change; with every slight adjustment of my head, the composition changed.

When my sandwich was gone I picked up the camera from the seat beside me and stepped out of the car, made perhaps a dozen exposures, then time to go. Lunch break was over, time to get back to work.

Olympus OMD EM-1 with 40-150mm f2.8 zoom, Processed in Snapseed.

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Down the pub with Dave

Black And White Photography, David, Photography

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Before I actually get into this picture I would like to express my thanks to Joe. Joe owns this site. One day we’ll have a pint or two together. Just before I left for my annual holidays my old iMac finally gave up the ghost. I wrote and explained this to Joe – I prefer to do all my editing on a desktop. Joe took it all in his stride and found a very capable replacement for me while I haven’t been posting. So a big thank-you to Jane Laurie for filling in for me.
I’ll start with one of my favourite pictures from my holiday, a portrait of a very good mate taken on a very wet day at the Blue Bell Pub in York (It’s the UK’s smallest Pub).
Dave loves a “Pie and a Pint” as do I. We sat out of the rain enjoying ourselves for an hour or so. I took this    while sitting there and I  think it shows Dave’s fun loving nature.

Leica M9P
Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH
ISO 400
1/15 @ f/2,4
PP Silver Efex ProII


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Sony A7 III with 24-105mm f/4 – 35mm, 1/250, f/13, iso 400, aperture priority