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Yesterday I went along to document the yarn bombing of a WWII Tank by Earth, Wool and Fire and Feel Yourself Campaign to raise awareness of breast and testicular cancer.

This is the first video I have ever made from start to finish and I’m really happy with it. I hope you enjoy watching it and go to find out more about those involved.

Yarn bombing of a WWII tank outside Portsmouth’s D-Day Museum for the ‘Feel Yourself’ Campaign to raise awareness for breast and testicular cancer

Squares were donated by people all across the country and put together by an eager team of yarn addicts

The Yarn Bombing will be viewable from 23rd August as part of the Victorious Festival

After the event the yarn will be washed and turned into blankets to donate to homeless veterans

Big thanks to Earth, Wool and Fire for organising the Yarn Bombing and keeping this WWII Tank warm

Music:”Carefree”by Kevin MacLeod at incompetech.com

Production by Billie Rae Photography

Last month I had the joy of attending a workshop run by artist, illustrator and general creative wiz Lou of Ooh La Lapin, The workshop involved creating stuff bunny rabbit toys in the style of Lou, I’ve admire Lou’s work for a while so wasn’t going to pass the chance up to go along and be creative alongside her. Lou asked me to bring my camera along to take some photos and here are the images from the event. I love photographing this kind of event, I enjoy looking for the small details that have been put into it.

Thank you to Lou for running such a wonderful workshop and to Make for allowing it to be hosted in their great venue (they are currently moving to an even bigger site so hopefully I’ll be able to attend more events).

Tate Modern at Night, London

I love the Tate Modern, the building itself is intriguing to walk around and the art work is generally wonderful depending on what you like. On our walk along the Thames we got to the Tate Modern after it was closed but through their lighting it brought attention to areas that normally blend in with the surrounds.

Old Vic Tunnels, London

I finally found the Old Vic Tunnels of London. They are like nothing I’ve seen before and I really enjoyed walking through them, seeing the different kind of people who were attracted there. A few artists were working along one section of the tunnels. I love seeing all artists at work, its great seeing someone’s vision come to life. How they create something that they original saw only in their mind.

Southbank to Embankment to Westminster, London

I took my boyfriend to London for his birthday, we were staying right by the Tower of London so one evening we decided to take a walk along the river Thames. These are a few of the images I took that night. I tried to play with some simplistic shapes as I’d been reading an article in Amateur Photography about photography in cities. They had suggested creating abstract imagery and London at night provides the ideal environment thanks to the various architecture and constant light source.

Shoreditch, London

I love old posters on walls. They’ve become a part of a series that I’ve been meaning to pick up since I started it during my first year of my photography degree. The series is called ‘You had to be there’ and looks at event posers after they have occurred and how unimportant they become, slowing decaying.

If you look close you’ll see a piece featured by the fantastic Portsmouth street artist My Dog Sighs.