Holiday Photos of 20 Years Ago

In my childhood of course we took photos as all families did. But like all family ‘snap shots’, my pictures were just that, a small blink of family life, mostly with a family member doing something or just relaxing. I suspose I never really considered what I was photographing. Now, it seems that all I ever take are family ‘snap shots’.

Sat at my PC today, not my iphone that I generally blog from, I had access to my bigger photo library, the one that did not start 7 years ago, as did the one my iPhone. That one started when the girls were but small babes.

This collection of tropical flowers, I believe were my first real, considered images, taken whilst on a tropical holiday. Looking back at them, I can see that I was clearly playing with the idea of cutting in close, not bothered with the larger picture, just a small part of it.

I am no professional photographer, but I do appreciate form! Please note, a couple of the images have been tweeked in Photoshop. 20 years seems an awfully long time ago. But seeing these pictures again, I am reminded that the way I consider things (on a visual level), irrecoverably changed on this holiday…

 

 

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A Gay Dad reflecting on life in the Shires of England with my not so famous five and two rapscallion Dalmatian hounds

13 thoughts on “Holiday Photos of 20 Years Ago”

  1. Andi, you may not be a professional photographer but the images you have captured here are beautiful.
    Well done!
    When I was out walking yesterday I got some pictures of lilac bushes just beginning to bloom, I love photos of flowers and nature!
    Thanks for sharing these beauties from 20 years ago. πŸ™‚

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      1. Hmmmh!!! Hmmmmh!!πŸ™‚

        Of course, the journey is a real pleasure to take… the metaphorical one that is! Always a pleasure. Maybe a few less screams from them might be good Anya. πŸ˜‰

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