Shoot Chronology – How Photography has Taken Over
This page explains the growth of our photography hobby and the layout of the shoots pages for each year. We first started to study and develop our photography in March 2014 when we went on a course teaching about photographing old buildings. We enjoyed that so much we went to a second day about photographing people in old buildings. That is where the idea of shooting models embedded itself in our minds. We went on to study through online courses and joining a local enthusiast group as well as further courses with the same providers as held those first two. By the end of that year, we had acquired some studio lights and shot our first model at home. We will always remember and be grateful to Anita deBauch for this.
2015 was still a relatively quiet year for us. We started with a lighting workshop with Ariel Anderssen and her husband, Hywel, and attended several more training days. We had our first overseas photography holiday with Photofinca to Spain and we each went on one course with him based in or around his studio in Yorkshire. But again, we only had one model come to shoot in our home, Ariel Anderssen.
Things started to get busier in 2016. We started to upgrade facilities and equipment and expanded our range of shoots both at home and away. We had more holidays and more shoots at locations away from home but the most dramatic increase was in shoots and what we could not legitimately call our home/studio – jumping from 1 to 9 including 2 with two models.
[More to be Added]
Each of the other “Shoot” pages contains a list of days or evens where we were taking pictures in reverse chronological order (that is, the most recent first). Click on any of the titles to be taken to the relevant portfolio post or page.
This is a private hobby site so the pages marked “Private Gallery” require a login which we only give to people we know and know to be adult. There is a login button on our Home Page. For everyone else, we hope you enjoy the public pages.