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Aaron Rodgers

UI Designer & enthusiast photographer

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South Devon

In October of 2015, I spent a week in South Devon with my family - a location they have been visiting for 30 years. I saw this opportunity to spend a week exploring the area, walking, taking photographs and relaxing.

For this trip I was shooting with a Nikon D750 and a selection of lenses. 

1) Middle of the road
We were staying at Broadmoor Farm in Malborough. From our cottage there was a quiet, leafy track which leads down to a place called Hope Cove.

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2) Off the beaten track
Further down this path, you need to cut through some fields - which is why I love this part of the world, walking through farmers fields is prefectly acceptable. A few hours earlier it had poured with rain and I spotted this huge puddle, rich in colour. 

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3) Bird's eye view
Ten minutes later, and we're in Hope Cove. This shot is overlooking the beach and a rather impressive rock formation. The South Devon landscape is great for elevated views like this.

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4) Signs of life
This time I'm in a small town called Salcombe, a very popular spot for holiday makers - especially during school half term holidays. The tide had gone out and I had spotted these 2 boys crabbing. At first I had discarded this image, but after playing around in lightroom and following some of Dan's tips, I was quite happy at how this turned out. For me, these two young lads wouldn't look out of place in an Enid Blyton novel.

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5) The postcard shot
South Devon is home to a lot of quaint, picturesque towns, including this one - Salcome. With this image I wanted to portray the best aspects of this location. The green hills, blue skies, views of the estuary as well as selling a lifestyle.

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I'd love to know what you guys think of these images!

Thanks, Aaron

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