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“Hearts understand in ways minds cannot.”
― Louis Wilson

I recently wandered into Waterstones and found a beautiful book by Drew Barrymore. It’s basically a book full of photographs in which she has posted images of hearts found in absolutely everything. It sounds corny, but it’s actually quite clever. You can see the book here. I haven’t bought it yet but it’s on my wishlist. The other day we were looking for new mirrors for the house – we really needed something in the downstairs bathroom as it’s such a big empty space and also a mirror above our fireplace. We spent ages looking at mirrors, most of them were unwrapped and had dents or scratches in them. We found the one below for the bathroom but it had a small varnish stain in the lower corner…. but since it was heart shaped I decided I’d start my own mini project of Finding it in everything and we bought it anyway! Don’t worry, I’m not going to insist a heart is every photo I take this year…maybe a heart OR an owl…



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“There is nothing worse than a brilliant image of a fuzzy concept.” -Ansel Adams

I thought that the darker evenings and awful weather would hamper my efforts in completing the photo a day challenge, but actually it’s the social calendar at this time of year that’s making it really restrictive in terms of getting photos!


However the end is in sight, and therefore I’m going to keep going whilst I can…today I photographed some lovely Christmas jars that I bought at a craft fair last month.


I played around with some actions in Photoshop, some may be fairly over the top, but I liked the effect and it’s a little different to the normal. Red ribbons lend themselves to soft lighting and vintage tones.


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