World Photography Day 2015

To commemorate world photography day 2015, I would like to talk a bit about my photography journey. I’ll try to make this quick! I’m 16 and at the very beginning of my journey. I’ve only been seriously taking photos for around a year. I would Like to think that I’ve improved a lot in the…

Inspiration #2: Frederick Ardley

This is the second instalment of photographers who inspire me. I plan to do one of these blog posts on the third Friday of every month. This months inspiration is Frederick Ardley, a British fine-art photographer. I found his work on tumblr about a year ago and fell in love. His landscape shots are so…

Colour vs. Black and White

  A lot of the time, the first thing you see in an image are the colours. Bright and bold colours are eye-catching, you are drawn to them. I shoot both in colour and black and white. Both have their advantages but they also have their weaknesses. Each photographer has to experiment to find their…

Month in Review: July 2015

July 2015 has been a monumental moth in my life. I finished my GCSE’s and therefore left secondary school, I attended my first pride festival, i started work experience with my local newspaper and I started this blog! So much has happened lately and I hope things carry on the way they are going.  I…

Newcastle Pride 2015

Newcastle Pride, the largest free pride parade in the UK, took place not that long ago. If you read my previous blog post you will know that I was a volunteer photographer at the event. This was a huge deal for me. It was my first time being an actual photographer at an event. Unfortunately…

Exciting Things Ahead

Some very exciting opportunities have arisen over the past couple of weeks. The first of which being work experience at my local newspaper and the second, a role as a photographer at Newcastle Pride. Just the thought of doing these things would have terrified me three months ago, but chances like these don’t come along…

The ‘Perfect’ Image

I probably take around fifty to one hundred images a day. They could be of anything. They could be of my friends, my family, my dog, the clouds, shadows- anything that catches my eye. Quite often most of the images aren’t of the standard I would normally post on my blog. But just because they…

Inspiration #1: Adam Elmakias

Inspiration is a big part of my photography journey, without it I probably wouldn’t have pursued it for as long as I have or developed such a passion. Each month I plan to write about a different photographer who has inspired me. I hope that by doing this I can show just how important inspiration…

Who Am I?

Hi, I’m Lexandacamera, also known as Alex. I’m sixteen and I live in the middle of nowhere in County Durham. I’m pretty much just a kid with a passion for photography. I have been running a tumblr blog for my images since Easter. As much as I have loved using tumblr as a platform to…