Upgrade! It was about time I got a new body…

60D_rear_lcd_1000Ive had my Canon 450d for 3 years now and as good a camera as it has been, I have to admit I had become frustrated and wanted to do more. So with some careful consideration I decided to take the plunge and upgrade.

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Assassins Creed 3 – Connor

My first choice in this new set of blogs on my nerdy toy collection is Connor from Assasins Creed 3. It also happens to be my newest addition. Have a look at some of the shots I took and see what you think of him.

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Slash and Myles Kennedy at the NIA Birmingham October 2012

I recently got to shoot a Guitar Icon and Rock Legend as Slash performed at the NIA in Birmingham. As a big fan of Slash and having seen him just a year or so earlier at Glastonbury I was incredibly excited to get the chance to take pictures of him as he performed with Myles Kennedy and his band.

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Rammstein at the LG Arena 25th February 2012

I had the opportunity recently to shoot the mighty Rammstein at the LG Arena in their latest tour. I’ve loved their music for a long time and wanted to go to see them even before this chance came up. I was thrilled when I was told I could not only attend the concert but get up close and personal in the pit to shoot them.
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DIY – Making my own Mini Photo Studio

I wanted to create my own miniature photo studio at home. I had looked at shop bought offerings and reviews seem mixed. With the pop up tents commonly provided seeming a little too small for me. So I did a bit of research and had a look at some designs online and came up with my own idea taking inspirations from other peoples creations.

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Sweet As – Grand Opening

Sweet As - Kenilworth

I recently had the honour of being involved in the grand opening of an amazing cake shop in Kenilworth called “Sweet As”. I was asked to come along and take some pictures as the previously arranged photographer could not make it. To which I said yes! Especially when I found I was to be paid in cupcakes!

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Previously on JayGrice

My first camera - Canon 450D

Ok as I mentioned in my first blog, my motivation for blogging at all is to share my photography journey. I am aiming to one day go pro and hopefully earn my living doing something I enjoy. But my adventure didn’t start with that first gig. There was time before that when I started learning more about a subject that had always intrigued me. This is that story…. well some of it.

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