Outdoor Photography is my favourite photography magazine. In December, I plucked up the courage to send them a selection of my black and white images. I was surprised and delighted when they contacted me to say one of my images (above) had been accepted. It has just been published, with the following blurb:
“This was taken at Fistral Beach in Newquay. While my family surfed, I had a very happy couple of hours pottering about the shore with tripod and filters. This is a blend of two exposures, two minutes to smooth out the water and create space, and a faster one for the yacht. I wanted to capture a sense of the tiny yacht being dwarfed by Nature.”
My first 365/42 is from 11th February 2010. I had gone to the RHS gardens at Wisley to photograph the butterflies in the glasshouse but it was this cheeky little robin, encountered as I walked towards the glasshouse, who ended up capturing my fancy.
Strangely enough, I discovered that on 11th February 2013, I was at Wisley photographing the butterflies again! Here’s one from that day, actually of a butterfly this time.
My 365/43 is from 12th February 2009. Although last year’s floods were extreme, there is often winter flooding on the Thames. In 2009, it was strong enough to beak this boat from its moorings and cast it up onto the banks of Desborough Island.
Finally, it’s back to the 2014 floods for my 365/44: Walton Bridge with its feet in water.
Congratulation on having your outstanding B&W published! It’s our favourite, as well as the Robin. 🙂
Thank you very much, Dina!
Massive congrats on getting your photo published! It’s a gloriously moody shot – brill 😀
Thanks, Jaina. 🙂
Great achievement getting published in OP. Well done. And fascinating how patterns and repeats occur in where you go and what you do. You might not have known if it weren’t for this intriguing project.
Thank you, Jen. You’ll be in there with your IGPOTY wins soon enough. Yes, it is really interesting to find the repetitions and patterns.