Laughing with or at?

Laughing with or at?

Regular readers will know that taking photos of people is not one of my strengths. Needless to say, I’m not comfortable with the concept of the selfie.

However, these mirrors at the V and A offered an opportunity for a bit of fun.

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If you position yourself carefully, you can get a triple reflection. That’s what I was trying to do here. I’m not sure that my family appreciated how tricky this was!

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In the frame

In the frame

Yes, there are even more photos of Loch Faskally… I did warn you.

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In this image, I wanted to use the branches in the foreground as a kind of frame for the shot. The raindrops were an unintentional bonus. If you click through to a see a larger version, they look (a wee bit) like fairy lights.

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Ready-ish, aim a bit, fire

Ready-ish, aim a bit, fire

The title of this entry popped into my head when I spotted this cannon in the Hohensalzburg Festung (castle). It’s a phrase that I’ve heard Michael Bungay Stanier use (in a completely different context). To my untrained eye, it looked like the cannon was aimed straight at the cathedral. Perhaps, a bit more care was needed here!

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Photography doesn’t have to be serious all of the time. Leave room for some whimsy.

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