Stuart Reekie Photography: Blog http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog en-us (C) Stuart Reekie Photography stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Mon, 05 May 2014 21:36:00 GMT Mon, 05 May 2014 21:36:00 GMT http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/img/s/v-5/u9377315-o917076606-50.jpg Stuart Reekie Photography: Blog http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog 90 120 Project 365 Day 124 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/5/project-365-day-124

 

I've let my Project 365 slip for a while - partly I've just been so busy in other areas, partly because I've suffered from inspiration withdrawal. But this one has made my day....

 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) 2014 family fun hutchinson manorfarm project365 reekie http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/5/project-365-day-124 Mon, 05 May 2014 21:34:18 GMT
Project 365 Day 98 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-98

 

A lovely moment in the house, some massive window light and 5 seconds of attention 

 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 family people portrait http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-98 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:13:21 GMT
Project 365 Day 97 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-97

Another brick in...?

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 decay street http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-97 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:10:24 GMT
Project 365 Day 96 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-96

Meet Alan. 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 animal dog http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-96 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:09:08 GMT
Project 365 Day 94 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-94

 

My girl is feeling a little low. Too much work, about ready for a couple of weeks holiday. She must poorly, she's letting me snap away.

 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 family mono moody people portrait http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-94 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:48:04 GMT
Project 365 Day 93 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-93

 

This started out as a conversation with a good friend yesterday: the power of negative space.

in essence, the power of the empty area highlights and enhances the story of the subject (the positive space). A great example of this is the classic image of an athlete - usually there is a space in front of them in the image for them to 'move into'. This is the negative space and allows the motion to be seen.

I might - maybe - have taken this to the extreme...

 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 abstract negativespace http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-93 Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:25:27 GMT
Project 365 Day 91 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-91

Some moody skies on my walk today.

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 river Trent nottingham http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/4/project-365-day-91 Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:24:21 GMT
Project 365 Day 90 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-90

Having a bit of fun with high-speed flash. 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 mono strobist flash abstract http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-90 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:03:01 GMT
Project 365 Day 89 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-89

 

So things have been a bit busy this past week and I've slipped / missed / delayed uploading to Project 365. As a break from my more typical b&w, I thought having bright, poppy colours would suit today's shot better.

 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 family flowers http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-89 Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:06:51 GMT
Project 365 Day 88 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-88

One of the nicest guys I've ever met. Seriously: I've never left a conversation with him less happy or more wound up than I started it as. Special colour-splash to highlight his wife's "retirement tie" gift

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project376 people coloursplash http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-88 Sat, 29 Mar 2014 00:44:09 GMT
Project 365 Day 83 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-83

Helping my girl decorate an egg for the school, this year's challenge is the celebrate nations. 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 egg childhood http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-83 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:58:04 GMT
Project 365 Day 82 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-82

 

I saw this great sign in Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire. I love the pun as much as the faded paintwork.

 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 bw mono signs street http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-82 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:19:28 GMT
Project 365 Day 81 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-81

I loved the contrast in today's shot, the hard brick and soft flower, the square fencing and curvy leaves...

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-81 Sat, 22 Mar 2014 18:00:47 GMT
Project 365 Day 80 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-80

This one sums up my family life right now. We've resisted games consoles for a while but then they discovered Minecraft...

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 xbox red family childhood http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-80 Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:44:05 GMT
Project 365 Day 79 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-79

 

My friend warned me this would happen. "By mid-March" he said "you'll hit a slump". And I have.

ive found it really difficult to get the camera out this past week, so today I threw on a different lens and got a different perspective. The result is four great shots today and difficulty choosing which to post.

in the end I've chosen Brian. He's looking a bit healthier today and the warmer weather is certainly helping.

 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 homeless nottingham people portrait http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-79 Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:30:54 GMT
Project 365 Day 77 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-77

 

Today has been a slow photo day. The best I could get to was a quick iseefaces of our haunted bathroom floor. 6 years that floors been down, why haven't I noticed before??

 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 iseefaces http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-77 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:48:55 GMT
Project 365 Day 76 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-76

I've been struggling this past week so haven't made it to the gym. Today, though, I managed some gentle stretching and supportive comments for Chris.

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 gym fitness gymrat http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-76 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:46:26 GMT
Project 365 Day 75 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-75

Making the most of a great afternoon in the park.

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 family strobist childhood http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-75 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:43:23 GMT
Project 365 Day 74 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-74

2 hours of family film night with my boy - great times! 

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 family mono http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-74 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:40:57 GMT
Project 365 Day 73 http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-73

Today I was left to fend for myself. 

It shows.

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stuartreekiephotography@ymail.com (Stuart Reekie Photography) Project365 food dinner pizza movienight http://www.stuartreekiephotography.co.uk/blog/2014/3/project-365-day-73 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:38:45 GMT