Diptych, Polesden Lacy

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.

  • T Glow 4y

    excellent work !
  • Of Shadows and Light 4y

    Fabulous !!!
  • John 4y

    Two wonderful moments, Matthew! She's adorable.
  • Mario Angelo 4y

    Nice and wonderful compo my friend.

    ciao, mario
  • Haider Ali 4y

    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.

  • ikonoki 4y

    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.
  • Peter Ribbeck PRO 4y

    This work great :>))
  • Lori - Learning Junkie 4y

    I love this!
  • dbalyoz PRO 4y

    what a sweet story you tell in this dip...I can see why they, and you, are hypnotized! :)
  • Carl PRO 4y

    They work perfectly together...... a kind of scene anyone can relate to! :-)
  • janefk - slowly catching up :) PRO 4y

    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 :)
  • lovelydovee 4y

    this is adorable ! beautiful shot. very creative :)
  • Iwana 4y

    Owwwyy, totally GORGEOUS!!! Such lovely idea, wonderful!!
  • Noor Kadir (rana) 4y

    Fabulous shot!
  • Barbara Wong Photography 4y

    This is wonderful - love the expressions!
  • zJMac PRO 4y

    Nicely staged.... Cool idea!
  • Liam Moloney PRO 4y

    all three just belong together !
    great work !
  • Jo 4y

    Lol, this is lovely! The babies expression is class!
  • k4♥wea PRO 4y

    Lovely capture, your daughter is a cutie. Love your Mum's expression, so well caught on camera.
  • André Pipa PRO 4y

    A whole world in two single frames... fantastic!
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Taken on August 28, 2011
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