View from the roof

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I reached a new height at work this evening and followed the staff photographer to the roof for a photo shoot. I didn’t take my camera today but I always have my mobile.

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What I have learnt – Finding five fascinating things

I am grateful to have recently attended a short photography workshop which was led by the incredibly amazing photographer/artist Pete Longworth. Pete grew up in Narrabri, a farming community a few hours from my hometown and now spends his time following summer in the US and Australia. He is such an inspirational person and his workshop¬†was simply the best thing I’ve done for myself in a very long time.

One of the key points he shared of his craft was to see things, not just look at them. He also encouraged the group to find five fascinating things a day which is a challenge I have really enjoyed taking on – it is incredible what you really see when you stop looking and start seeing. It is all about capturing the moments that can pass too quickly and looking at the beauty that is all around us.¬†Confused? Check Pete’s work out at his webpage and if he is doing a workshop near you, go for it.

Anyway, these images are some of the many I took on the day as I started looking at things differently. Pete also showed me a few settings on my camera I didn’t know was there. I hope you like them.