Raining Kate and Dogs

Today Kate Stevenson joined me in Cambridge for a photoshoot. We wandered around the backs and had a sandwich before heading off to the Sedgwick site. From there we accidentally snuck into Ridley Hall. We were then joined by Will Bishop and went up in Great St Mary’s Church before finally ending up on Bridge Street drenched by the rain. One of the great things with having a camera is that you have an excuse to channel your inner child. It rains? Great, let’s go out and find some puddles. The rest is history.

Here are the photos from the day:

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We started with a few photos at the Sedgwick site.
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Playing around with reflections and composite photos. Mirror-Kate mocking real Kate.
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Indiana Kate.
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Ridley Hall in some kind of combination room which had nice windows. Kate making herself at home.
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By pulling the curtains a little we restricted the light and could get these beautiful shadows. The eyes are also beautifully lit.
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I really like this light, can not resist to post a few more portraits from the same spot.
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One more. 🙂
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You can walk on the grass!
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We then found a few arches that we could use to frame the photo with.
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Kate’s take on Hao’s shoe photos from yesterday.
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Will Bishop and Kate Stevenson.
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The view from Great St Mary’s Church. For some sad reason they have put up bars to prevent us from getting a proper view. Also we were not allowed to climb the pole in the centre.
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Note quite sponsored by Nero café.
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We had asked Will to bring something random, so he brought a frisbee which we played with up on the roof.
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Where did the frisbee go?!
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Will reaching new heights.
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Note the beautiful silhouette of the University Library in the centre of the photo. Not sure what is going on in the foreground.
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The rain is picking up.
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Good thing we had an umbrella.
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Accidental water on the lens can give nice haze in the photo.
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I am not sure why they look so grumpy. This is typical UK weather.
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A view from the tower.
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Back down on the ground.
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Bridge Street! Yes we went there solely for the puddles!
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You are never too old for a good puddle!
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Getting a bit artistic.
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Kate is pretending to run from the rain.
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Will the gentleman.
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By this time we were all completely soaked through.
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Singing in the rain!
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Posing for the camera.
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One of the downpipes were overflowing, causing a local stream of water.
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Kate coming out of the closet, literally.
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Kate your shirt matches the bag, can you fit in it?
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Almost! Will is trying to help.
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Payback is a bitch!
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Playing with reflection and forced perspective.
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Final photo before it is time to call it a day.

Many thanks to Kate Stevenson and Will Bishop for a great afternoon!

– Johannes

 

 

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