That reporter was true to his word and published one of my photos of the Dulwich Hamlet game in the local paper. He used my least favourite picture from the set, but I guess it was of the winning goal. Either way, I am now officially a published sports photographer ;-D
I decided to take my new lens down to Dulwich Hamlet this afternoon (“c’mon you ‘amlet!”). Things I learned:
- Sports photography is hard
- Shots of goal kicks are not exciting
- Having a long lens makes people think you’re a pro. I got given a business card by a reporter from the local paper asking me to send any good ones for publication(!)
One of my favourite pleasures is to walk the dog through Nunhead Cemetery. Early weekend mornings are lovely and quiet, and it feels reflective and peaceful.
The paths on the walk curve and climb, and at the very peak there’s a bench with a direct line of sight through the trees to St Paul’s some four miles away.
It’s hard to show this on a cameraphone picture as the exposures necessary are usually too diverse. However, it’s a perfect job for the new HDR feature on the iPhone 4. I think you can just see the church through the clearing.