The Sunday Snap 13

It’s been quite some time I’ve participated in the 52 week Smartphone challenge due to world events. Fortunately today was an opportunity to get out with family to see some sights, support local businesses and take some photographs.


The Ferris Wheel in Freemantle screams out to be photographed, plenty of leading lines and the red gondolas are contrasted nicely against the blue sky. 

Photographed using a Samsung Note 10 and processed using snapped.

Until next time, stay safe and happy shooting

The Sunday Snap 12

The inspiration for this weeks theme is Trash and you can create something beautiful or tell a story. 

Well, I’m not entirely sure I’ve created something beautiful but there are plenty of stories in this photo. Stories about famous women from across the ages to how you can repurpose your old jeans with a little imagination.

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Please drop me a line in the comments to let me know how many stories you can see, also the theme for next weeks smartphone challenge is New Beginnings.

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Until next time, look after your loved ones and stay safe. 

The Sunday Snap 11

As I go about my day, thoughts of the week’s theme float around in my mind everywhere I go and interrupt everything I do. Constantly on the lookout for subjects to photograph that meet the theme and then I spend time thinking about how to compose the shot.

After spending considerable time photographing the bamboo, not just with the smartphone but also the film camera, I was eager to process the shots. The B&W roll is not yet finished but I wanted to sit down and do a quick edit before leaving because I may need to go back and reshoot the scene.

It was difficult to know where to focus my efforts because there are so many names etched into the bamboo and eventually settling on the one bamboo pole that was untouched.

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Happy shooting

The Sunday Snap 9

The relaxing mood surrounded waves rolling in whilst enjoying a cold drink watching the cargo ships sail off into the distance with their valuable cargos destoned for a new port.

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Another visit is on the cards to be able to capture the mood before it changes with the coming of cooler months.

Until next time, happy shooting.

The Sunday Snap 8

Really enjoying the 52-week smartphone challenge as it has forced me to consider how to approach each week’s theme and this week had me searching for leading lines everywhere I looked.

Leading Lines 52 Weeks Smartphone ChallengeThis photo was taken using a Samsung Note 10 and processed (whilst sitting on the beach) using Snapseed.

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The Sunday Snap 7

This weeks theme for the 52 Week Smartphone challenge is ‘Love Story’ which wasn’t as easy to achieve as I wanted to avoid the usual cliches that surround Valentine’s day.

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I wonder just how many proposals and other romantic events have taken place of the Ferris Wheel.

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Until next time, happy shooting

The Sunday Snap 4

The them for this week in 52 week smartphone challenge is Warmth which shouldn’t not have been hard to create an image considering Australia is pretty hot and dry, and we have a 3 day long weekend where most Aussies will spend it at the beach or next to the pool cooking a barbecue.  

Every now and then, you spot something a little out of the ordinary and this guy certainly fitted that criteria. Never have I seen someone riding a skateboard whilst using an umbrella!

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I pulled over, grabbed the phone and captured the above photo which was taken as cars whizzed past almost obscuring this odd view.

The image was cropped, shadows lightened (pants and shoes), It was a pretty bright day and lowering the brightness and exposure created results that I wasn’t happy with hence I have left it as photographed. I used the mobile app, Snapseed to process the image.

Let me know in the comments section what you use to process your cell phone shots.

Happy Sunday