Hurray! I’ve made it to the end of the year and we have 12 family photos (some of which I even quite like!) to look back on. I’m definitely going to be including this project in my photographic calendar for next year, along with a couple of other photo prompts. It’s easy to think that you’ll just take photos anyway without the motivation of a project, but I’ve had some big periods of photographic drought this year when work has overtaken everything else, or when my camera was in repair for two and a half months (and counting) so I do definitely need it!
On the very boring subject of my SLR repair. It developed a fault at the beginning of October, got sent away to a Nikon repair centre, was assessed, repaired, sent back, fault resurfaced again (within days when I took it out for a shoot!!) back to the repair place, assessed, part ordered, part fitted… and hopefully any day, it will be back at the camera shop it was sent from. I haven’t been charged any extra for the part and I have also been offered a partial refund. Its prolonged absence has forced me to embrace the potential of my lightweight Panasonic mirrorless camera (which I bought for filming) and so although immensely frustrating it hasn’t been all bad.
This month we have been loving… (more…)