Portraits

The Homework Selfie!

IMG_6877Image Copyright symbol Debra Grant 2015 IMG_6878Image Copyright symbol Debra Grant 2015

Homework seems to be the bane of most parents’ lives. Certainly the ones I know anyway. But one subject which my twelve-year-old really enjoys is art. It doesn’t stop him stropping about the homework but at least once he settles to the task in hand he actually seems to relish the challenge. This week he had to create a self-portrait collage. He was unusually animated about it when he came in through the door. Continue Reading →

iPhone Portraits

Hipsta Portrait 135

I primarily shoot portraits but have never thought of the iPhone as a portrait camera. It isn’t really. it’s a fairly wide-angle lens and wide angle lenses aren’t terribly flattering to faces, particularly noses! Basically, the longer the lens, the more the features are flattened and flattered. Many pros use a 70-200mm lens. I love my 135mm prime. But nothing ventured Continue Reading →