Hopefully 2022 has some good things in store for us. I expect to reach 500 posts on Some Photoblog, I’m guessing sometime in the spring. That is, if I don’t run out of ideas, last year I covered all of my favourite things.
Also am looking forward to the Death on the Nile film, gods know it’s been delayed enough.
So, we had some snow in Manchester earlier in the week, courtesy of Storm Arwen. I hate snow. I hate cold weather. I wish I could skip winter and go to spring as soon as autumn ends. But, I said to myself, one should challenge oneself with one’s photography. So I took pictures of snow.
It was a Sunday and I decided it was time I gave my camera a good workout. I have been using my smartphone only to such an extent that I wonder if my Canon thinks I don’t love it anymore. This story here I wrote in January is no fiction, it really happened. Autumn is the time I enjoy taking pictures most, this blog was started on the second day of September in 2015. So, workout the camera got and here are the results:
The leaves have only just begun to turn so I hope there will still be more!
I like this type of pictures for end of summer/beginning of autumn time. I just think they’re neat. That’s it. Besides, I have nothing at hand that I’ve got six of (not started collecting Infinity Stones yet, and I forgot to buy a pack of six eggs last time I went grocery shopping), so hawthorn it is. If that is what it is, at all.
I’ve turned to smartphone pictures more and more lately, ever since the pandemic, in fact. When I started Some Photoblog, I would never have dared to post phone shots, even as I didn’t have a DSLR camera yet. I used a compact Fujifilm camera back then. But smartphone cameras have got better in the last few years, and I have become more confident in presenting pictures taken with these devices as “real” photography. I never claim to be a professional, and it’s not likely I ever will be.
With all that, the past 12 months have not been bad, this year has proved especially productive. 2021 might just turn out to be the best year of Some Photoblog, let’s see!