It’s great to have something to look forward to, a goal, an achievement that you can tick off your list of experiences in life. I’ve found that having a project to work with helps me focus on my creative and photographic skills, and prevents artistic procrastination:
I’m a big fan of food photography, and appreciate the time and effort put in to what may seem like simple snap of a shiny soup bowl or collection of moody vegetables. I’ve recently had the pleasure to work with a few bloggers who were looking for a well crafted image of a specific recipe they’d written about on their blog. It’s been a steep learning curve, but fun; plus I get to play both cook, stylist and photographer all in one, with a helping hand from my wonderful partner …
Making Midlife Matter ( blog articles )
After living in Birmingham for over thirteen years, give or take a couple, I stumbled across a great place to visit just round the corner from where I live. It was pure chance that I came across it, being one of those days when I was eager to get out and about to take a photograph of something new. Winterbourne House and Gardens is a real gem if you’re looking for a well kept, beautifully arranged gardens and house; full of interesting delights and historical sites.
The staff are wonderful and I was lucky to meet one of the head gardeners who, to my surprise, asked if I would be happy to contribute a blog article and some of the photos I’d taken. I was over the moon and sent in the following: Snapshot: Duncan Walker.
I had the honour of being asked to record a few moments from a Christmas concert performed by the Fellowship Singers of Shirley. Their website was in need of a fresh set of photos, and as I’d had experience of concert photography in a previous job, I eagerly went along. It was a wonderful, festive concert and great refreshments. Here are a few photos from the night.