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Outside the Box


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Outside the Box

6 Dec 2020 10:57AM   Views : 553 Unique : 383

In any given photographic situation it's good to look closely and think about how we can take an alternative, unusual or boundary pushing approach. This doesn't have to be anything overly dramatic, just always a gentle push to think about how we are approaching a subject. It's not always easy to avoid falling into the trap of familiarity, and it's definitely so when we revisit the same places time and time again. But there is always something, and just that one image can make a trip a success.

I've picked a year, 2016 is as good as any other, and we can now have a look together and see what I shot that did look a little outside the box.

An arranged photo shoot at the Trafford Centre yielded some fisheye shots to include all of the Orient plus some HDR that I felt suited the subject.


The first of several experimental shots looking at kids and their iPhones and iPads, lit by the same.

Always on the lookout for stunning lighting.

Sometimes I prefer monochrome, even for flowers.


Red is always worth spotting.

Likewise, texture and detail can make a good image.

Humour is also worth catching, although don't expect competition wins!



I love smooth bokeh.

Alternative Photoshop approaches are useful when the subject is right.

Fisheye lens and I stepped right into these flowers.

Strong taditionally male lighting also suits female portraits.

Unusual lighting for portraits.

And so the bed.....actually a reportage shot of the effects of a Large Christmas Dinner.

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