Making the Most of Stolen Moments

Making the Most of Stolen Moments

Life can get hectic at times.  With so much going on it can feel like there’s no light in a never ending tunnel.  It’s easy to get lost in day to day living and loose sight of what’s really important.  It’s also easy to forget that every day we’re alive, is a day we can be thankful for.

We’ve both been going a little stir crazy and our lives have been so frantic and unforgiving that when a last minute change of plans meant we had a few spare hours the next day, Layton suggested we make use of the time and selfishly take some time out for ourselves.

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365 Photo Challenge – Week 1

365 Photo Challenge – Week 1

And so the 365 Day Photo Challenge begins.  This is our first summary of the week that was.  Layton kicked off his 365 Challenge with the rugby image above (pun entirely intended).  The rest of the week’s images are below.  There are only a total of 5 images this week since we started the year on a Wednesday.  As you can see Layton has carried on recent experiments with miniatures over the last few days.

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Experimenting with Miniatures (again)

Experimenting with Miniatures (again)

During our 12 Days of Christmas (Images) series recently I expressed my wish to experience a White Christmas.  Apparently Santa was listening, but in his old age he got a little confused and the best he could do was rain.

Herein lies our conundrum – what to do when all the shops are shut (or even worse when the Boxing Day sales start and the shops are so overrun you would be mad to even consider going into town) and it’s raining without let up?

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Getting back to basics

Exciting times lay ahead for us!  We’ve just managed to secure a Nikon F5 – one of the last professional film SLR cameras released by Nikon.

Despite loving the D800 Layton’s been looking at getting back into film photography recently.  He really misses the look and feel of film as well as the need for learned precision that using film creates (compared to the shutterbug nature of digital).

Now to track some film down…