Taking photographs from a different perspective is a passion of mine, so what better topic to begin my Weekly Photo Challenge with?
Poking my lens as close over the butterfly’s shoulder as possible.
For this shot I was kneeling on the ground with the camera tipped right towards the succulent leaves.
Mrs Mallard coming ashore
Here, I’m leaning right into the pool with my camera very close to the level of the water. In these instances I ensure the neck strap is in place, ‘just in case’.
Placing the camera on the bench and angling it until the rest of the seating was clear, and moving so the the Norfolk Pine tree in the distance was set at the end of the bench, gave this effect.
Coming in close and personal to the butterfly.
For this shot the camera was at ground level and I flattened as much grass ahead of the camera as I could.
Moon rolling down to Thames
Here I was using my camera bean bag, placing it on the ground underneath a parked car.
Placing the camera on the ground and tilting it upwards, worked well for these toadstools. I moved sideways until the toadstools were lined up and the tree trunk in the background fully framed the background of the picture.
Lens close to the water, picking up the bottom of the pool and the water reflections.
Gannet on the horizon
For this shot I was sitting on the ground with the lens almost against the rubbish bin.
For this shot I placed the camera on the path, angling it under the Dandelion flower.
For this shot I brought the camera right down to ladybird level.