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At about this time every year we make an annual trip to Stanstead House, a country estate near us and our favourite spot for walking the dogs and spotting and photographing bluebells. It’s frightening how quickly a year passes and how much Theo has grown since the first photos we took. Somehow photographing your children…

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Last month I made a comment about how the weather had improved dramatically between March and April’s Home Life Project last year and low and behold, this year it has also delivered! We had a fantastic day on Sunday, only slightly marred by the fact I was suffering a bit from all the rapeseed that…

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This month’s creative challenge is Foreground Framing. This is the technique of placing something in the foreground between you and your subject in order to help direct your eye towards it and provide context to the image. The thing in the foreground is usually, but not always deliberately thrown out of focus. If you are…

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I’m sharing my Me & Mine post a day early this month as I’ll be launching the creative challenge for April’s Home Life Project tomorrow. This month’s photo was once again taken on one of our weekend dog walks. They often seen to be the only time I can corral all the family members into…

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I’ll be honest with you, photo projects can be a pain. The weeks roll by and suddenly the deadline is looming again for another contribution and you briefly find yourself thinking that life would be a lot easier if you didn’t have to shoot pictures by specific dates, but you get the camera out anyway…

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Hello. I'm Clare.
I'm a mum of two. I live in the Sussex countryside by the sea and this blog focuses on creative family living through photography, design, crafts and interiors. Read more

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