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Learning This Whole Photography Thingy!!


I went to the theatre last night and saw a really brillant play from Palestine, I Am Yusuf And This Is My Brother, by Amir Nizar Zuabi. On my way to the Young Vic, no it is not a pub, I saw something unusual. I believe it is supposed to be some form of street art or someone trying to raise awareness about protecting the forest. Either way, it caught my attention and I promised myself, I would take pictures of it on my way back. This was the end product. I cannot remember the last time I was this giddy about trees but it was good to laugh. I think my baby who went with me to the theatre was surprised to see another side of me. Even I was surprised at myself.












These were the first one I took, not bad.



They had all these trees standing in one place with some nice wooden frames, can’t remember the word for it now but they served their purpose and gave the assemble some character. It was really a site to behold. I was impressed with the way they layed it out. I think I’m getting better, what do you think?


The Old Vic Theatre

The Old Vic Theatre…I’m no Anne Leibovitz but I tried


Getting Better At It

These are some of the frames around the trees, they looked reall good on the eyes…people were looking at me when I went crazy around the them

A Better View Of The Old Vic

The Old Vic…I have never been inside but one day, soon to come… That’s the title of the current play showing there. It must be good because so many people came out of that place at the same time:-)




Okay, tell the truth, it gets better with each shot right? Be honest, I’m getting there.




I’m definitely getting better…Now you have an idea what the frames look like



What can I say, bring it on!!!




Now, I’m adding effects to the mix, give it up for a sista!




We are getting there…



Am I getting better or am I getting better? Most definitely getting better. Check out the angle on that shot.



I thought this was my favourite until I got the one below


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Now this is my favourite…



Finally, the beautiful and innocent me. I’m so fine, I’m jealous of myself.




Until the next picture story, have fun browsing.


10 Responses to “Learning This Whole Photography Thingy!!”

  1. Temitayo says:

    This is to the writer-as-a-photographer. LOL at being jealous of your ‘pweety’ self! And all those interviews you’ve done, me I am jealous o 🙂 Please keep them coming!!!

  2. Belinda Otas says:

    Temi, you are sweet. Thanks for that. Looks like we are jealous of the same person. lol!! I will do my best to keep them coming.x

  3. Deborah says:

    Waoh… the Forest is merging into the City!!! the last one (if you take your eyes off the pavement) looks real. Nice one Belinda. Yeah, you should be jealous of yourself 🙂

  4. Belinda Otas says:

    Thank you Deborah. I am now truly jealous of myself. lol!!!

  5. Ogochukwu says:

    The last one looks good…and the light from the flash (i guess that’s what it is) gives it an eerie feel….like there’s something going to jump right out…Gosh! I’m scared already

    Keep it up…e remain small…lol

  6. Ogochukwu says:

    ….and i can feel the growing bond between you and the tree….would you mind, one more jealous person? 🙂 lol

  7. Belinda Otas says:

    lol!!! Not at all…makes how many of us now? 3!! :-))
    Thanks for all your comments Ogo.

  8. Belinda Otas says:

    Thank you:-)

  9. Leiney says:

    They do look incredible, I like the concept, thanks for capturing it so well and sharing it with the world, I think the person who came up with this street art theme would be very proud 🙂

  10. Belinda Otas says:

    Thanks Leine and don’t tell anyone I was practically a child when I saw this street art minding its own business. Shhhhhh!!!!! lol!!

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