Year Two – My Collection – Yellow

My year with yellow… the story behind my yellow collection can be found here. It has been an ongoing project and a journey into themed photography as part of  #AYearWithMyCamera challenge, there is a chance you have seen some of the photos before as I have added them to my “my yellow collection” but some of them may be completely new – all were taken with the concept that they would include yellow …

My collection of Yellow
The Golden Sun - this moment was amazing and only lasted for a second or two...
The Golden Sun – this moment was amazing and only lasted for a second or two…
6 / 366 Coffee lens shot glass and biscuits. Still live image
A yellow cricket photographed during a studio session.
Coldplace live at Mrkyps
ColdPlay – Live Gig
Getting closer
Getting closer – tree frog and daffodils
Sunset at Highcliffe
Sunset at Highcliffe
Studio lighting – Yellow flowers with softbox overhead
Directed off camera flash on my dining table
Marmite – mmm
Just the flowers
A Little Egret with fish in the evening sun
ISO100, F2.8, 1/160 - increased the exposure
ISO100, F2.8, 1/160 – Berberis Darminii – increased the exposure
Yellow Gorse in Flower a short walk from home – April 2016
Abstract – Oil and Water
Furzey Gardens and some yellow flowers – underexposed to darken the background.
Summer Leaves
A walk along the beach capturing all things yellow!
Garden Birds - ISO3200, F5.6, 1/1250sec
Garden Birds – ISO3200, F5.6, 1/1250sec
ISo100, F1.8, 1/8000sec
ISO100, F1.8, 1/8000sec – Yellow Buttercups
More flowers – this time welcoming people to my home town.

Sticking to the flower theme, sunflowers in August.

In close - ISO200, F3.5, 1/1250 sec
In close – ISO200, F3.5, 1/1250 sec
Joint Excercise with Lymington Coastguard, Lymington RNLI and th
Joint Exercise with Lymington Coastguard, Lymington RNLI and the Fire Service – waiting in yellow!
Yellow Smoke - ISO100, F14, 1/160sec
Yellow Smoke – ISO100, F14, 1/160sec
One of my father in laws first cameras, taken with a high iso for the room light.
ISO800, F4, 1/500sec
Combined image of flower and frost!
Christmas Lights in Southampton
Christmas Lights in Southampton

In 2017 I will be creating another collection inspired by the Pantone Colour of the year for 2017!


Today I received my copy of the Royal Photographic Society Digital Imaging Group, Projected Image Competition magazine in the post and sat down to look at the images, well I will admit I sat at the table and moaned, I looked at the poor presentation of the winning images – the top two images were printed so that they went across the fold of the page and key elements of the photos were hidden in the fold – as the photographer I would have been gutted – as a graphic designer, I cringed that someone could get it soo wrong and if only they changed the page layout so the photo was showcased on one side and the text on the other…. Continue reading