Olympus E-PL7 with Panaleica 45mm lens
I recently read a quote from a respected photographer, who recommended not having film negatives processed for print until a year had passed, to give the photographer distance from the emotion connected to the moment the photo was taken. It’s a notion I like very much, and would like to try to practice.
This one has been sitting in the archives for a few months, and was taken with my then every-day-carry camera, a Fujifilm X30 that I sold a little while ago. I had decided to try carrying my Panasonic Lumix DMC GX7 all the time, which is a bit bigger – particularly with the 14-140mm zoom lens that I usually use – and while that’s working out well, I do notice the extra weight and bulk when it’s hanging from my shoulder in my already-heavy bag! So I have been thinking about another, smaller, lighter option, of course.
Farming is all about nurturing, and Sheepvention is all about nurturing sheep, as can be seen by this little boy’s actions in feeding a straw of hay to a penned sheep. As I wandered around the showgrounds, where the two-day event is held, I kept my camera close, and wasn’t disappointed: everywhere I looked there were family members of all ages, enjoying the spectacle.
Panasonic Lumix DMC GX7 with 14-140mm lens and in-camera black and white filter.
I haven’t felt like posting for a while – mainly I keep up my instagram account, @melanieylang, and I have been otherwise engaged of late. A recent trip to Daylesford was a great chance to take some nice shots, though.
Panasonic Lumix DMC GX7 with 14-140mm lens. Edited with Snapseed app.