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Couple more from Cornwall

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You know, I am reaching the point where I might be done with garden photos.

Allowed

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Of holidays and the British Isles

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You know the drill: a week in Cornwall, rain every day. Come back to London - brilliant sunshine ready for the return to work. Ah well now.
Here's a cupla pics from the trip:

P and P Diptych 3

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P and P Diptych 2

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P and P Diptych 1

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New Design

What do you both think of the new-look blog? I like the clean lines and simplicity - makes some of what is on here appear vaguely interesting... :)

Time out of Life

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Kid J

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Re-worked V&A

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Round the Corner

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The Marriage of Fig Roll

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D and L's Wedding, Kent

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Solipsism

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Opposite the Man who was having his Dream Retirement Living on a Narrow Boat

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Untitled

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South of France

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South of France

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Annabel and Chris' Wedding

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Untitled

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South of France

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North London Family Portrait Session

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North London Family Portrait Session

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"I can't hear you - did you say something about 'cute'?"

Daren and Louise's Wedding - the pre-wedding shave

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Daren and Louise's Wedding

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Daren and Louise's Wedding

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Daren and Louise's Wedding

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Daren and Louise's Wedding

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Annabel and Chris' Wedding

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Annabel and Chris' Wedding

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Annabel and Chris' Wedding

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Annabel and Chris' Wedding

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Annabel and Chris' Wedding

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Annabel and Chris' Wedding in the South of France

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On Photographing Events: Weddings and the Like

It is, clearly, all about overcoming the obstacles that will, inevitably, be placed in your way. Too much light. Not enough light. Space too big to fill; space too cramped to move around. Lens not long enough. Lens too short. You won't ever, I promise, go to a shoot and find that the environment is perfect, the lighting is perfect, the people are uniformly like models, everyone likes having their photo taken, everyone has the same skin tones, the same light or dark clothing etc etc. In fact, if you do find this happening, look around you - you are probably in a studio somewhere, not on location, out in the wild.
Then there are the obstacles in your mind, your head: you don't want to be directive. You are tired / thirsty / hungry / had a row with your loved one / are unwell / have a defective motor.... You can minimise some of these with planning, with forethought. Your gear should all be working and you should have enough memory cards / battery capacity etc. But there is a poi…