Back behind the Bridge

Location : BASIC Clicks Base, Portacabin, Brain & Spinal Injury Centre, Salford

Date : 14th July 2017

Camera : Sony DSC-H300 (No Tripod Required)

 

 

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Diving over a tree!

 

 

We’ve been playing with Objects and Backdrops today – and the toy cars!

Continuing on from last week we set up our shots on the stations before taking the shots with our camera

 

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Campervan on the beach

 

Using the clips from old magazines and the toy cars produced some really good shots and saved us the cost of location (Hee Hee!)

 

 

 

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Pointing out the birds!

I revisited this picture from the last session. Using the pencils as “Pointers”.  I hadn’t spotted this till after taking the pic, but I created a “Sunrise” effect by marking them out.

 

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Sat on a Polar Bear

As well as the lego men, Graham, one of the group brought in some railway model men

this allowed the group to be a bit more adventurous with our photos….

 

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Convoy 🙂

 

 

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Land of the Giant Polar Bears 🙂

 

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Off into the Wild blue Yonder

and here’s a couple when I got home 🙂 Created along the same principles – studio a bit more rustic than that of BASIC Clicks…but objects and subject matter stayed the same (Astronomy book provided a little colour!)

 

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Heading home from the moon

 

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Riding across Jupiter!

 

 

 

If you’ve got any favourites – feel free to let me know!

 

 

 

 

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Musical mayhem and culinary capers

Brain and Spinal injury centre, Salford

17th march 2017

another fun session and close ups with objects with Basic Clicks.

continuing with the bokeh theme, we set up shots with various different objects, from spoons to a guitar.  The guitar worked nicely with last weeks shots, as we used a backdrop of musical notes again.  I liked the images I managed to create in the session.

 

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Fretwork – (p) Brian F Kirkham March 2017

 

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Imitation of an Album Cover (p) Brian F Kirkham March 2017

 

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Spoon Spiral (p) Brian F Kirkham March 2017

 

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Shadows (p) Brian F Kirkham March 2017

 

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Shadowforks (p) Brian f Kirkham March 2017

 

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Guitar Notes (p) Brian F Kirkham March 2017

 

After the session, I enjoyed a lovely steak and onion panini with a side salad in the centre café – “Food for thought”, washed down with a lovely cup of tea!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waterfalls and Closeups

Friday 3rd March 2017

Another session of Basic Clicks, the photography group at Brain and Spinal Injury Centre in Salford

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Carrot Soup

Before proceeding with the photography – I enjoyed a nice bowl of soup in the cafeteria….and took a pic of it….

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White Roses, Purple Flowers

The session worked primarily on composition, and setting up shots using our various cameras.  I liked working with the fountain, but I like my close ups of the flowers.

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Fountain
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Heather
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Flowers, Close up
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Abstract view, Waterfall

Photography @ BASIC – Ed4

A Morning of Still Life, 2nd March 2016

All shots taken by Brian F Kirkham at the Photography Class, Brain & Spinal Injury Centre in Salford (UK)

Camera used in Session : Sony DSC – H300 with Tripod

In this session we’ve been using the tripod and lights to create some close up still life photography.

The Backdrop framed our target – a selection of food stuffs and straw to create a still life with a culinary feel.

With the combination of some really bright lights and some clever use of the tripod we came up with some wonderful shots of the food stuffs we set up on display in the light box.

 

Photography Class @ BASIC, Salford

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Another Day in BASICs Photography Class – and today we’ve been doing a spot of Motion Photography.  It basically revolved about slowing down the speed of the shot to capture the movement in the picture.  The cameras were kept steady using a tripod or a flat surface and the shutter speed was brought up to a fast speed in order to capture the action of the water entering the glass and the bubbles it created.

It was a really enjoyable session as all the group worked as a team to achieve some brilliant photography

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The motion photography is part of a ‘food’ theme we’ve got running throughout our lessons – we hope that some of the pics will be used to decorate BASICs Café – Food for Thought.