Following some guidance regarding staging in triangles, working with odd amounts of subjects - with two being the exception to the rule, the rules of thirds and aperture settings we were free to play with the props.Backgrounds came from a wealth of boards, trays, paper and card stock and props were plentiful; postcards, letters, numbers, flowers, spoons, straws, bottles, cups. You name it I think Lucy probably has it somewhere.
There was no sunflower, however, but I thought about me and my blog for my #flatlay challenge - the hashtag to use on Instagram for such styled photography.
I experimented with shooting on my DSLR in landscape as well as thinking about the square image required to fill the frame for Instagram.
Now I'm going to be making lists and keeping my eye open for other backgrounds; scrapbooking paper, tissue paper, wallpaper offcuts, tiles. The list is endless and not always obvious.
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