Funkadelic fun at sixties museum bash

You’ve got to hand it to the people at Storiel in Bangor – they know how to bring art and history to life!

For this event they put on a whole 1960s experience, where people could dress up, make things, and listen to cool music, all as an accompaniment to an exhibition there.

I took some photos to document it. And dressed up as a rasta. 🙂

Find out what’s on at Storiel.

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I hate having my photo taken

I used to hate having my photo taken – there are probably only about three photos in total of me as a teenager – so I totally sympathise when people tell me they don’t like having their picture taken either.

In fact, it’s probably one of the most common things I hear.

Some people are naturally confident and relaxed, some people get very nervous, but most of us are somewhere inbetween.

Why are we not all super-confident and relaxed in front of the camera? I think there are two main reasons:

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Flashgun speedlite lampshade mod featured on DIY Photographer!

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Edit: Pleased to say this ‘invention’ has been featured on diyphotography.net!

This is not the kind of set-up  I’d use at a wedding – bit rough and ready for that – but my lampshade speedlite mod was ideal for photographing people at a halloween music event.

It couldn’t really be more simple, all I did was tape tin-foil on the inside of the lampshade and a bit of foil on top, and then attach it to my flash.

It acts as an excellent diffuser, and the key advantage it has over an umbrella is it’s much less likely to get blown over and break.

Here are some sample images:

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