Jeremy Abrahams: Blog en-us (C) Jeremy Abrahams 2022 (Jeremy Abrahams) Tue, 12 Jan 2021 11:33:00 GMT Tue, 12 Jan 2021 11:33:00 GMT Jeremy Abrahams: Blog 80 120 Lockdown3WalksWithCamera_Day_6 A novel approach to littering. I wonder whether the person who placed it there did so strategically. There is no branch of McDonalds within miles of this spot. 

(Jeremy Abrahams) Tue, 12 Jan 2021 11:33:14 GMT
Lockdown3WalksWithCamera_Day_5 I really don't like taking pictures without people in them but needs must. Particularly straightforward landscape as it is harder to create an image with any sense of metaphor. It just ends up as a pretty picture. Of course they have their place - I have Ansel Adams prints on the wall in our house, but it isn't really what i want to do.


(Jeremy Abrahams) Sun, 10 Jan 2021 10:51:15 GMT
Lockdown3WalksWithCamera_Day_4 4 out of 10 is fair enough. Who knew your image could be graded before you took it! What do you think for the second one one though? Five? Maybe even six?


(Jeremy Abrahams) Fri, 08 Jan 2021 20:09:06 GMT

I'd been walking for a while as as the light faded and was getting cold. Nothing interesting had caught my eye. I was beginning to berate myself - 'You've got to go home with an image, you're going to do this every day' - even though I'd just read in the Guardian that you shouldn't do that. I was nearly home and wandered over to the church on Psalter Lane. The large glass doors were reflecting light forward and backwards seemingly, with the result that the stained glass at the back of the church looked like it was part of the houses on the other side of the road. And following a trail of thought started by my friend Gill Lowe in response to yesterday's blog post, I remembered I had a photobook called 'Reflections', which Gill had given me and written out this poem at the front:




(Jeremy Abrahams) Thu, 07 Jan 2021 21:00:28 GMT
Lockdown3WalksWithCamera_Day_2 I find that if the purpose of my walk is to go for a walk then I don't take any pictures. The purpose of going out has to be to take a picture, otherwise I lack the focus to see anything that interests me. Also, walking the streets near my home I tend not to notice anything as it is so familiar. With venturing further afield not an option I put my macro (close up) lens on the camera to force myself to look at little things and find something previously unseen amongst the familiar. 


(Jeremy Abrahams) Wed, 06 Jan 2021 16:21:06 GMT
Lockdown3WalksWithCamera_Day_1 Not the best of times to be a portrait photographer ...

It's so easy to lose visual awareness - like many other things it's use it or lose it. So I will take my camera out on my walk or bike ride every day and post one picture - or maybe more - on this blog. 

I'm not looking for praise - or criticism - but what your emotional response to the images is. Just a quick comment please. Or a long exposition if you prefer that!

Here is Day 1:


(Jeremy Abrahams) Tue, 05 Jan 2021 20:42:58 GMT