Black and White

I took these shots at my photography class last night.  It was quite a challenge as we were not allowed to use flash, the camera had to be set to monochrome and you were restricted to five shots.  The review screen was also blacked out so that you could not check immediately whether or not you got the exposure right.  We also had to shoot in jpeg (that was a challenge I can tell you) rather than RAW to limit post processing options.

As you can see I cheated a little bit and took six shots.  I would be really grateful for any comments about what you think I got right or wrong.  I’m going to cheat again because I’m not going to tell you what I think 🙂

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About The Sound of Summer

Hi, I am Alan. I live in Broadstone, Dorset with my wife, Shirley, my son, Ryan and two dogs called Bailey and Jasper. I have recently retired after working in the Armed Forces and in Public Service since 1977 so I now have a bit more time to do the things I love. Music is a huge part of my life and always has been. I have a broad taste in music and can find something to enjoy in most styles of music. I have always been attracted to music which has something to say, is outside the mainstream and is perhaps a bit rebellious. I guess my early influences were late 1970's Punk and new wave bands, especially those who came out of Northern Ireland where I grew up. I loved Stiff Little Fingers, The Undertones, Rudi, Starjets etc but also bands like The Ramones, The Clash, The Jam and so on. I like singer songwriters including Van Morrison, Springsteen, Neil Young & Bob Dylan and in recent years I have become more interested in folk and acoustic music but I also love the sort of high drive energetic Folk/Punk music delivered by bands like The Levellers, Leatherat, Ferocious Dog and many others who frequent the UK Festival scene. I have long since lost the desire to spend my holidays laying around in the sun and these days am much more likely to be found in a muddy field somewhere in the UK during the festival season.

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