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Project 365 2012/51 oh I do like to be beside the seaside

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Project 365 2012/29 blistering barnacles

muscle shell with barnacles

This shell intrigued me, not only for the vivid color of the muscle shell but also the small back pack packers that it had picked up along its journey. They look like barnacles that have to be regularly scraped from the bottom of boats.

 

Taking the plunge

Its coming up for a year that I have been working on my Project 365, I haven’t been as dedicated as I was in the beginning but have learnt not to beat myself up or feel too guilty about missing days. I have found out lots though about myself and about the abyss we call the web. When I wasn’t posting pics it became a topic of conversation with people I met, wondering where the photos had gone. I have been told that families have discussions about them, others can’t wait to see whats coming next and some enjoy the macro work trying to guess what the subject is.

A lesson here is that although some days you feel no one is watching, on the internet there is always someone watching. If my work can bring a smile to a sad face or even just a smile, remind someone of a fond memory long distant or just bring a little respite in hard day then I will be happy too.

Anyway I have never been that good at self publicising, my attempts at CV’s are evidence of that. But I have been told that some of my work is very good and should be on a wall somewhere. This is where the plunge comes in, I have started to upload some of my work to an online gallery called Photos4me where my work can be purchased in a variety of formats including canvas  prints, posters, giclée prints, or acrylic sheets. I am in the process of uploading images to the site, but if there is something you want the just let me know and I will upload it.

My gallery is at http://www.photos4me.com/bob

Project 365 day three hundred and forty five, Whitstable Oyster Co

Whitstable Oyster Co

This is a memory of an old way of fishing, now its just used as an advert for the Whitstable Oyster Co.

Project 365 day three hundred and forty four, sunset on whitstable beach

The boys wanted to go to the beach today, it was a really warm 2c, I didn’t mind too much as it wasn’t raining but is was clear and chilly. When we got there that 2c felt cold but kids didn’t care. They still collect peebles and sea shells from the beach, mum stood there watching them wrapped in her winter coat. Me, I was in awe of the sunset, even though it was chilly I shot a few pics with the sunset in background. I had never realised how hard it was to get close to seagulls without chips in my hand, but as I only had m 50mm with me I kept trying to get close so I could have a resonable sized bird in the foreground.

lone gull watches Whitstable sunset

This image and other pieces of my work are now available to buy via www.photos4me.com/bob