Well first of all I have to confess to missing a month 🙁 September just ran away with me between starting back at school, visiting Barcelona on a photography weekend and participating in my latest Clickin Moms workshop, Finding Your Style. It was all a lot of fun though!
Here’s October’s submission: something a little bit different! This was actually one of my set up shots – it’s quite difficult to do self portraits with a tripod as you have to set the camera up to try and focus on something that’s not actually there yet – ie you!!! I usually do this by placing a teddy or similar in the approximate spot where I will be and then it is a bit of trial and error, plus a small aperture so that the depth of field is smaller and more of the picture is in focus. That gives you a bit more slack. This shot was actually one of my set-up shots before I actually found the focus – but I ended up liking it more than the ones I got in focus! Perhaps it was more forgiving 😉 The Style workshop I have been doing has opened my eyes to some different ideas, so I thought my submission this month could be a little bit alternative!