Photography by Christopher I Black

 

My version of a selfie:

Placing my Fuji x-pro1 combined with the xf 18mm f/2 on the ground, (no tripod method) I used a 10 second self timer to get into place & stand still for 30 seconds while the camera exposed. This was shot on the coastal walk in Pafos, Cyprus during December 2015.

I started this blog back in 2016 as a 365 project, supposedly taking 1 picture a day for the year, hence 365. It failed very quickly, as i like to shoot in different locations, it’s hard to travel to new places when i had to go to work, So i ended up posting at the weekends with pictures of trips i went on, to the Zoo, etc.

The idea of a 365 project is to practice taking pictures, getting better and better, even though it failed, it still pushed me to take pictures at the weekend, so i can argue it still helped me by getting me to shoot. In 2015, i had almost given up on photography.

In November 2016 i started a new career as a professional photographer for Volkswagen. It is great to think, how did i get here! But, i did put a lot of effort in to get this job!

Please click on the tabs above to see my life during 2016, my journey of 2017 and now exploring 2018. There are also tabs to my social media along with other items. If at least one of my images makes you go WOW, i will be happy.

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