I took my camera out yesterday when I walked Gidget but I didn’t take many photos unfortunately. However, I did happen about this kitten – it was quite a surprise because he was at eye-level, in a garden that was up a short flight of stairs above the pavement.

I was originally drawn to the little blue flowers, but the kitten stole the show.

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But of course, I did manage to get some shots of the flowers as well. He was fascinated by my camera, seemed to be mesmerised but also a little afraid. He held his ground though, and watch me shoot the flowers.

And well, it just wouldn’t be me, if I didn’t get in super close and change up the editing a little, now would it? I was happy to see that I can still get a pretty sharp shot, even with a stupid torn up shoulder!

I only took one lens with me and this time is was my 30mm macro lens (60mm equivalent) – much smaller and lighter than the 60, but not as good in my opinion – I reviewed the two of them here.

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So this is my RegularRandom for this week. Don’t forget the rules!

  • choose a subject or a scene
  • spend five minutes photographing it – no more!
  • try to not interfere with the subject, instead see it from many angles, look through something at it, change the light that’s hitting it
  • have fun!
  • tag your post #regularrandom and ping back to this post

Looking forward to seeing your RegularRandom shots too!

x desleyjane

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Posted by:desleyjane

photographer, blogger, planner, scientist, dog lover, frequent flyer, daughter, sister, BFF, human

37 replies on “Five Minutes with Blue Flowers and a Kitten – RegularRandom

  1. He’s definitely a sweetie, but I also like the blue daisies which look like Felicia or Kingfisher daisies if you want to know. Which you probably don’t. I had some in my Cape Town garden and love the colour. Take it easy with that shoulder now. No putting stress on it!!

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    1. Thank you!! They are pretty with their intricate yellow centres aren’t they. Yes I did want to know! Thank you! I’ve had so many offers of help with the shoulder issue so I shouldn’t ever have to stress it thankfully 😊

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    1. Thank you! I got some decent painkillers from the doctor but there’s nothing they can do besides surgery it seems. So now I just have to wait until I can get it done. A few more weeks now.

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        1. Yes editing for an extended time can get painful but I try to just spend no more than 30 mins at a time. The new painkillers are helpful. I do have 22 β€œThe Flowers of Brunswick East” posts scheduled, one every second day. It’s just the days in between that I work on separately. Xx

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