I picked up a great idea from a lady who was participating in Hannah Marcotti's clear out your closet day - she said " most years I get rid of everything that I don't LOVE and feel beautiful and comfortable in. Then I turn all the hangers backwards to start the year, and as I wear things I turn them around so that by the end of the next year I can see clearly what I have not worn at all and start by tossing those into the donation pile."
LOVE this idea! so,needless to say, I have turned all my hangers backwards. It will be interesting to see exactly what I do and don't wear by the end of this year!
Today, I decided to start taking some pictures as I am currently in week 1 of Susannah Conway's Photo Meditations. So far this week we have looked at composition - lines - vertical and diagonal. Rule of thirds, rule of odds and white space/negative space. Rules of course are there to be broken too!
Usually I enjoy taking pictures of pets, people or my fave subject - nature. Today, I chose to get out of my comfort zone and see what I could conjure up indoors. To begin with I found it difficult. But, as with most things, once you to start too really "see", then photo opportunities pop up everywhere.
|Playing with diagonal's - the feline beauty is my cat Dibble.
|This picture just spoke to me, probably because it is a photo of my Hunter Wellingtons which are approx 25 years old and have taken me on lots of lovely dog walks. They have holes appearing around the ankles but I can't bear to part with them!
|Wash Day Soul - this doesn't follow any compostion rules but I loved the colours and shadow work going on in the shirts as they lay draped over the Sheila Maid.
|My owls perched on the radiator shelf enjoying the morning sunlight - I hope I have managed to incorporate the rule of odds, diagonal and negative space in this.