I'm delighted, and of course honoured, to have had images featured on two separate gallery websites over the summer.
The first of these was "Goddess of the Night Sky", which was picked up by 500px.com as "Editor's Choice".
"Goddess of the Night Sky" is a piece of studio work - with a special background I created, inspired by the paintings of Gustav Klimt". Elements of painting is something that features fairly regularly in my work.
500px is a site for aspiring and professional photographers to showcase their very best work - and it truly is an amazing place to find innovative and inspiring photography. It really is a privilege to have been selected by the editor. From what I can tell they pick one picture per day from the hundreds of thousands they have.
The first I knew I had been picked was when my iPhone started going crazy in my pocket with email notifications of people voting and commenting on my picture after seeing it on the front page.
Just before writing this I have been honoured yet again by being featured on the front page of viewbug.com
Viewbug, like 500px, is a place for photographers to showcase their work, but it also focusses more heavily on running competitions and contests. Again, they pick a new feature for the homepage each day.
This time the photo was my "portrait" of the interior of Ely Cathedral, which I actually took as part of a test shoot with my new camera.
This time I actually got an email from viewbug saying it had been picked, but this too was then followed by a flood of email notifications with comments from viewers (comments that I am very grateful for).