Photo101: Scale and Observation.

Hello everyone.
Today’s assignment nearly beat me. Not because I couldn’t find anything to shoot; no I couldn’t find an end result that I liked! Am I getting too picky?

I tried little model motorbikes perched on the fender of one of my Harleys. Ants climbing over pebbles. Golf balls, tennis balls, rugby balls. I couldn’t stand any of them.

Time to get out on two wheels and find some inspiration!

A gentle trundle around the Northern edge of Bodmin Moor took me to the old air-base at Davidstow. I’ve blogged about this place in the past, it’s one of my favourite locations to go for a bit of fresh air and thinking space.

Thinking space on a Harley.

Thinking space on a Harley.

I can palpably feel history in the air here, but apart from the ghosts of the past and the odd walker the only other inhabitants are the sheep. . . and that’s when I got an idea!

Looking West I could see there were some sheep enjoying the last of the evening sunshine and they were nicely silhouetted on a small hummock.

Spot the sheep!

Spot the sheep!

I hope that this shot gives some idea of the wide open space that is Davidstow and puts a form of scale to the view!

Catch you soon.


Scale and Observation

Photography 101. Todays assignment: Scale and Observation

Whilst working on the various tasks for Photo 101 I have looked for inspiration in the natural world. It hasn’t always worked, but occasionally I’ve got lucky and today is one of those days!

Take a look at this lovely narcissus flower.

Look closer...

Look closer…

Let me help… lets try it a bit closer!

Did you spot this little fella?

Did you spot this little fella?

Well, I observed and got the shot. I think the scale angle got covered as well!

All in all, a successful assignment and I’m much happier than with yesterday’s effort.

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