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Surrealist Portraiture

Recently I have been experimenting with portraiture and various darkroom processes as well as Photoshop, the darkroom images didn’t turn out as planned the background was all splotchy, possibly due to the type of paper I was using and it […]

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Family Portraiture

Anyone, even family, aren’t safe when I have my camera out. My grandparents were tutting at me as I took these candid photos.

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The River Severn

A few weeks ago we had extremely heavy rain which resulted in heavy flooding. I went for a walk with my parents to see just how much it had flooded, it ended up with me playing with a low shutter […]

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Under the Sea

Another fabulous shoot from Ellie’s final coursework piece. The garment is so wonderfully detailed and just so beautiful. We used more colour filters this time to fully emphasise all of the different colours within the skirt and bodice. I loved […]

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Another Snowy Day

We’ve had a little bit of snow, which is rare for this country. I managed to snap a few shots before it all melted. Id love to do some more macro shots of snow, however I am limited with my […]

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New Year at Cleeve Hill

Happy New Year! I started the new year on top of Cleeve Hill in Gloucestershire with my boyfriend watching the fireworks over Cheltenham and it was a truly beautiful experience. While we where up there we were experimenting with different […]

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A Very Foggy Day

Now that it is winter, we are bound to have bad weather. This can either help or hinder us photographers, in my case this foggy day was a bit of both. In my current project I am exploring surrealism within […]

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Mermaid Magic

These images are from a photo shoot that I helped with for my friend, Ellie’s textiles project. She made this amazing body suit all by hand! We put coloured filters over the lights to help with the underwater theme. We […]

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I Love Shrewsbury Project

Recently I have been involved with a local project called the ‘I Love Shrewsbury Project’. The brief was to focus on someone who made a valuable contribution to the community. I really enjoyed doing this little project as I explored […]

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More Portraiture

I am currently doing a project for college called The Everyday and the Extraordinary and I decided to explore portraiture more. However, I didn’t want to just do some head shots, so I tried to play around with different colour […]

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Exploring Panshanger Park

Panshanger park is owned by the company Tarmac, who are renovating the park back to health as it has been neglected for years by quarrying it’s resources. The Wildlife Trust website has more information on the history of the park […]

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Exploring Folkestone

Folkestone is a small seaside town in the south-east of England and is best known for the Euro-tunnel and the Zeebrugge disaster. However, I know it as a fond childhood memory, travelling from Shrewsbury to visit family and friends as it […]

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Exploring Hereford

I went to Hereford to view the Weeping Window Poppies that were presented at the Hereford Cathedral. Both the Poppies and the Cathedral were stunning. Some history on the Poppies; Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen […]

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Darkroom

These series of images are my final pieces for my Abandoned Buildings project. I used the darkroom process to distort the images and to make them seem even more creepy than the digital versions. There are a mixture of different […]

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Hare & Hound Pub

Disclaimer: Please note when I explore these places I am very careful, and I make sure that I do not damage any property or myself. Please respect these places as they can be dangerous and so that others can enjoy […]

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