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Decayed Rose & Snowy Pegs

Yesterday it started to snow! Me and my mum decided to go out to hula dancing anyway and we were the only ones there! O_O It snows a little bit in the UK and everyone panics! After work I’d done an hour of pilates, hula, had tea, and washed dried and straightened my hair which didn’t leave a lot of time for a photo. The shot I had planned I simply couldn’t be bothered to set up, so will save it for another time.

Instead I dived outside for a bit of outside light lit snowy pegs. Possibly the worst shot I have taken this year, but still not *that* bad all things considered.

Today it started to snow again, but it was snowing quite a lot so I decided to stay put inside and set up a shot. I have a “at least one black and white photo a week” rule which I’m trying to stick to, so I decided that I was going to work on that today. I took a lot of shots and wasn’t happy with any of them, until for other reasons (mainly holding reasons) I decided to cut some of the roses from the half dead indoor rose bush and put them into a tumbler to hold. Then the tumbler cast a nice shadow and I knew that this would be the shot of the day – for the shadow if nothing else. I also decided to go somewhat high-key whilst I was shooting and over exposed the shot purposefully.