Diptych, Polesden Lacy

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Two shots from a weekend meeting with my parents, featuring our daughter JSH. Not my usual subject matter, but I was shooting them for the "family record" and liked the way these two worked together. The tables at the National Trust cafe here are great for the 70-200 - the radius is exactly the minimum focus distance, for nice sharp subjects and decent bokeh.

Another infrequent posting I'm afraid, and apologies for my slow reactions of late. The creature above is one reason, as is a busy workload preparing for a short holiday. Thanks for everyone's continued patience. I'm looking forward to carving out a bit more time come September. Meanwhile, I do hope you're all well and enjoying life.

vulture labs, Theophilos, Liamfm ., and 23 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. T Glow 32 months ago | reply

    excellent work !

  2. I'm younger than that now 32 months ago | reply

    Two wonderful moments, Matthew! She's adorable.

  3. ottootto1968 32 months ago | reply

    Nice and wonderful compo my friend.

    ciao, mario

  4. Haider Λli 32 months ago | reply

    An intelligent work up there. A a sweet little daughter (God Bless her).
    This image is forming a perfect triangle of three visions. :-)
    Hoping that you catch up soon, have a good time.

    Regards.

  5. ikonoki 32 months ago | reply

    What cute expressions! It's an excellent capture of the moment / feeling. Can't wait to see more of your work come September, but the reason for not being here as much is quite understandable.

  6. Peter Ribbeck 32 months ago | reply

    This work great :>))

  7. dbalyoz 32 months ago | reply

    what a sweet story you tell in this dip...I can see why they, and you, are hypnotized! :)

  8. Levels Nature 32 months ago | reply

    They work perfectly together...... a kind of scene anyone can relate to! :-)

  9. janefk - slowly catching up :) 32 months ago | reply

    Matthew, I love pictures of people and you've captured the delight of the interaction between your family. This capture made me smile - what a great record for your family album. I always enjoy the diversity of your work and the enthusiasm you bring to photography. I hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday . All the best :)

  10. lovelydovee 32 months ago | reply

    this is adorable ! beautiful shot. very creative :)

  11. Mio~ちゃん 32 months ago | reply

    Owwwyy, totally GORGEOUS!!! Such lovely idea, wonderful!!

  12. dreamer@desh 32 months ago | reply

    Fabulous shot!

  13. Barbara Wong Photography 32 months ago | reply

    This is wonderful - love the expressions!

  14. zJMac 32 months ago | reply

    Nicely staged.... Cool idea!

  15. Liamfm . 32 months ago | reply

    all three just belong together !
    great work !

  16. JoGo... 32 months ago | reply

    Lol, this is lovely! The babies expression is class!

  17. k4♥wea 32 months ago | reply

    Lovely capture, your daughter is a cutie. Love your Mum's expression, so well caught on camera.

  18. André Pipa 30 months ago | reply

    A whole world in two single frames... fantastic!

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