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My Favourite Photographs from 2011

As I didn't get around to doing many blogs last year I thought I'd post some of my favourite images from the year instead.  So here they are.

This image actually came about from my attempt at getting all the puppies in a row.  Unfortunately they wouldn't co-operate.  They just wanted to huddle up together.  I took the picture more as a test of the lighting but when I viewed it on a larger screen it seemed to be in the shape of a heart.  So I helped it along. 



This is actually our own kitten, Tiger.  Since I was a little girl I have wanted to own kittens so it was a dream come true.  They have been so much fun.  And the two we kept are amazing pets, so affectionate and loving.  They're like our babies.  I never realised cats could be such lovely pets. 

This year I became very interested in colours and textures.  I feel this will become part of my signature style.  For me it gives the image so much more depth and really takes it away from the typical studio portrait.  Unique portraits is really what I am after and this is a way I feel I can get that. 




This image has a little of an Audrey Hepburn feel to it for me which is probably why I love it so much.  Her eyes are so wide and her hair is so elegant. 

With this one I just love the eye contact I've got with baby.  Its difficult to get this which such young babies. 
I've managed to get it here as well which is even more amazing considering I'm actually just holding the camera out in front of me. 


I love this image.  I love baby's pout, his hands, the textures and the tones of this image.  I love it so much it because my new canvas sample this year. 

Looking back on these images from this past year has made me even more inspired and determined to come up with unique ways of photographing my clients.  This year I've even given myself the challenge of 12 shoots over the course of the year that are for me.  These shoots will be ones that take me a little out of my comfort zone and force me to try the ideas I have bouncing around inside my head. 

So watch this space, hopefully some beautiful portraiture will be coming this way soon. 

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