5 Shot (Sepia)


A collage of pictures taken in Clapham Common during the night.


22 In 22: Sepia Nights

You know me, I love to go on strolls whenever, wherever. On this particular night, I decided to try the sepia for a change and took some pictures along The River Thames. The lights of the night reflecting off the river on this frosty evening, I was in central London when this night started and somehow after a very long stroll, I ended here by The River Thames. Gotta love an evening stroll every now and again.

The Paris Military School


Before I went to Paris this year, I didn’t have this grand looking building as something to see but I’m glad I saw it. Once I got to The Eiffel Tower, I noticed it in the distance and wanted to walk up to it. The square looking trees actually add the pictures, all in all, another good memory from this year.



Without it, we wouldn’t survive here on Earth so it’s nice when we’ve reached the point of enjoying it by simply looking at it.

A Little Experiment With Sepia

4 Shot Sepia4 Shot SepiaYesterday I said that I wanted to try and take shots using the sepia filter so I decided to try and use it whilst I was wandering around near Canary Wharf. Initially, I thought I’d done a good job when I suddenly decided that my shots would look better more intense. To do this, I ramped up the contrast and the saturation & lowered the exposure. As you can see, the placid sepia that was there before turned into a rich sea of deep orange. Notice between the two the difference in the shadows of the buildings and the tones of orange in the skies.

Sepia was a difference experience compared to black and white, a combination of feelings of retro, vintage and cool would be how I’d describe using it. I guess I’m starting to become more and more immersed in photography; I’m using jargon more and more without feeling like I have absolutely no idea what I’m talking about, I have more of an idea what I want from a shot in terms of brightness, exposure, contrast and saturation as well as the finer details & my editing skills, although sketchy at times, are getting better so overall, I have a lot to be positive about this experience, sepia FTW!