Sometime you can’t avoid flower shots

It’s a cliche but after months of England’s grey season, the flowers and blossoms beg to be noticed and it’s been fabulous to get some warm weather and blue skies over the past few days too.  These blossoms are from trees on our road in SE London, and generally only last a few days until the next load of wind and rain – forecast for tomorrow, which makes sense because it’ll be the weekend!  Another occasion when I can’t decide whether things look better in colour or monochrome: the E-1 is renowned for its colour, but you can get some great black and white images from it too, and I rather like the high key version below.  I think it has a slightly oriental look, which feels quite appropriate for a cherry blossom:




By Jon Schick

Hertfordshire-based, I work for the National Health Service but try and fit in some photography on a regular basis. Not so much during the recent lockdown era, but here's hoping things can only get better in 2021....

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