These are a few snapshots I took whilst filming our final coursework video for media.
Two weeks ago all of the UK was taken over by the ‘beastfromtheeast’. Even though this meant that I got to take three days of school, it also left me stuck at home as there was no way anyone could drive up or down our road. However, on the first day of snow, I managed to take some pictures of Amelia. We literally went outside for no longer than 20 minutes till our hands were frozen and we had to rush back to the art department. As always I don’t get to photograph as much as I would like to but the snow was a great excuse to get out there and actually do something just for myself. Now that all the snow and excitement is gone and I have to go back to school, all my motivation seems to have gone as well. The day I will have finished all my exams will be filled with so much relieve I can’t tell you! The thought of going to uni after summer and doing photography all day every day is the only thing getting me through and hopefully, this will also mean that I will have more pictures and exciting projects to show in the future.
Some pictures I took of Evie at 9am at school.
I’ve been wanting to take pictures of Lily for ages, so when she was about to leave for uni we met up a couple of days before and went to a field behind her house. I was planning on using the pictures for my art course, so I had a specific idea in mind to fit my topic. Lily isn’t only the kindest and most talented person I have ever met, but she’s also an amazing model. Even though I don’t mind directing people, it’s always a nice to have someone who seems to know exactly what they are doing in front of the camera. Everything seemed to fit perfectly and I can’t believe that we only got to take pictures two days before she moved away to uni.
Just a few pictures I took of my sister this summer on one of the last days I spent in Germany. That day it was super hot so we went swimming previously, took some pictures and went to get some ice cream afterward. Sadly my SD card broke a few days ago and I hadn’t saved the pictures on my hard drive yet, which means that all the original outcomes from that day are gone. At least I still have the edited ones which I saved before it broke.
A few weeks ago I managed to meet up with Maxi for another photoshoot. It has been a year since we last saw each other and it felt so good to have him in front of my camera again. We met in in the city with only a vague idea of where we were going to shoot. We started walking and probably ended up wandering around for nearly an hour until we found a nice quiet road. From there we ended up at all kinds of places, getting closer to the city center and the older parts of the city. I love the range of backgrounds we ended up with and it was just nice to catch up with an old friend and realize how much we have changed over the year, in a positive way.
I finally got to take some new pictures of Kathi during the last week I spent in Germany. She hasn’t been photographed in the whole year I was away but luckily it felt as if I’ve never been away in the first place. Now that I’m back in England I just really hope that I’ll keep arranging some photo shoots now and again. I’ve really missed having new photos to edit all the time and being able to upload new ones on Instagram.
It’s been a while since I posted new pictures and it has been nagging me for weeks. I want to take new pictures all the time, but there is this lack of motivation to think of something original and the fear of fucking it up and being disappointed with the results. For four weeks I was back in Germany and planned to take loads of pictures of my friends like I used to when I still lived here. Only now in the last week before I go back to England, I started planning some shoots and it is a real shame. Finally, I could take some new photos of my sister who just got back from Greece with a great tan and blond hair and for a change, I am very happy with the results. Hopefully, I will get to take some more pictures in the next few days and won’t leave my motivation here when I go back again next week.