June 2010's RACE FOR LIFE . Both me and my daughter, both my sisters and their daughters, will be running in memory of my wonderful father who passed in April of 2001 and dear friends who lost their battle with Cancer.

Race for Life UPDATE 13 JUNE 2010
We all managed the 5k course in just over one hour, we were even blessed with sunshine!
Thank you so much to all of you who have sponsored us. You've been so kind and generous.

Race For Life Thank you

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♥Thank you ♥

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Lissywitch Photography & Digital Art on Facebook

It's taken me a while to have the courage to display any of my work publicly. My passion for any form of art, especially photography has grown over the years.
I admire greatly what others can do with a camera, and will do my best to show my appreciation of others work on here.
I'm completely self taught, but I'm a perfectionist so I work hard at my hobby, and I'm learning something new everyday! Please feel free to leave a comment and I welcome any constructive critisism to help me learn :)
Please bear with me if I go quiet for a while, as I spend the rest of my precious free time tracing my family history, and sometimes it takes over everything else I do!

Nikon D3000
spare EN EL9a battery
Nikon D90
spare Li-ion Batteries EN-EL3e
Nikkor AF-S 18-55mm VR lens
Nikkor AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8G lens
Nikkor AF 50mm f/1.8D lens (have to manual focus with the D3000,but at the price and the fact it's an excellent portrait lens - worth it!)
Nikkor AF-S DX 55-200mm IF -ED VR lens
Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro 1:2
Sigma 17-70mm F2.8

ML L3 remote control

52mm -55mm step up ring x2
various 55mm filters (inc. uv,circular polarizer,various strength ND's,4xclose up)
(chose to stick with the original 55mm thread on the 52mm nikon lens as it can also help combat vignetting)

Yongnuo YN460
Yongnuo YN467 TTL speedlight x2
Nissin Di622 flash unit - second hand but love it!
RF 602 & 2 receivers for off camera flash (manually)
white flash diffuser
home made flash soft box
2 smaller flash softboxes
2 large softboxes

spare 55mm attachable lens cap (as I mostly use 55mm thread filters)

Panasonic Dmc FZ28
DMW LA3 Adapter
spare battery
dozens of sd cards

manfrotto modo monopod
manfrotto modo tripod
Manfrotto 190 X ProB tripod
Manfrotto 460 MG 3 way magnesium head

National Geographic replica messenger style bag (absolutely huge but fits everything in)
Small Hama fashion camera bag (perfect for being discreet)
Lowepro rezo 160 shoulder bag (for my flashes)
Lowepro rezo180 shoulder bag (it's like the tardis! & holds all my lenses)
fastnet tripod case
Kangaroo Island camera backpack (now mostly unused)
small camera case
lens cleaning pen and cloths
Giottos blower
silver reflector
large silver/gold reflector

Kenko 46mm ND4 filter
Bower 46mm Polariser
Bower 46mm UV filter
Bower 46mm fluorescent filter

Cokin A series filter holder and 55mm adapter ring
Cokin A series A140 Oval centre spot filter
Cokin A series A060 Centre spot filter
Cokin A series A197 Sunset filter
Cokin A series A121s Grey Grad filter
Cokin A series A154 NDx8 filter

Panasonic FZ5 and spare battery! (now used by my daughter!)

Pentax P30 film SLR
Hanimex HMC wide angle lens 2mm f2.8

PE 2
PE 7
Silky Pix (raw editor)
Nikon software suite
lots of DIY props (cereal boxes and foil come in handy, as does a mum who sews and has given me a couple of metres of black velvet, some gorgeous white velvet and a diy backdrop stand courtesy of a clever husband!)
.......and a very patient long suffering family :)

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    cwiddie says:

    "Lissywitch was one of my first contacts when I joined Flickr and my first group - the Panasonic Lumix Fz28 group and in this time has become a firm friend. Those days of the point 'n' shoot are behind her she's a Nikonite Girl now!

    I have been lucky enough to witness her evolve into a fabulous photographer, who constantly steps 'out of her comfort zone' in her persuit for perfection. Sarah has the ability to capture some magnicent candid images that capture moments and scenes which evoke wonderful feelings and her portrait work is really something to behold.

    She is patient and very encouraging with her thoughts and comments and is always more than willing to offer her help, advice and opinions. Not a day goes by when Lissywitch fails to bring a smile to my face in one way or another.

    She is a true artist in every way!"

    May 20th, 2010

July 2009
West Midlands
I am:
Full time mum
Lissy's Pix