Still Life – limes

One of Mum and Dad’s neighbours has this awesome lime tree which totally hangs over the fence, so that makes it fair game right? Not everyone likes limes…but here we love them. Great for photos but also for a yummy grilled chicken tomato & avocado salsa and lime and chilli marinade. I didn’t take any…

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Planning for Black Friday sales — Photofocus

Sale! Sale! Sale! Heart races, the wallet opens, credit card comes out … does this sound like you? Before you get in over your head this year, a little presale strategy might be in order. While there are some bargains to be had, don’t get caught up in a shopping frenzy you may regret down… Planning…

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Share your world – 24th November 2020

Things are little better Corona wise here in Australia, 24 days of no new cases and no deaths, but even better we actually have no active cases and no-one in hospital. Such good news. Well, for Australia at least. I just wish it was the same everywhere else. Our restrictions are easing, and things getting…

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Monday’s Musings…

Well I finally feel like things are returning to some form of new normal. I visited a friend in rural Victoria for the first time in ages last weekend. We had a family day out at the Melbourne Zoo on Friday which was great fun. I booked my first actual studio portrait session for in…

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Looking at different focal lengths for portraits, part two — Photofocus

When it comes to portraits, what’s the best focal length to use? That’s a great question, so I set out to test this for myself. So I decided to have a little bit of a length comparison. 34 more words Looking at different focal lengths for portraits, part two — Photofocus

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Digital Art – Rainbow Lorikeet

I took one of my photos of a Rainbow Lorikeet, and turned it into this cute piece of digital art. Did you notice the sweet ladybug? Also from another photo taken in the garden. Here’s hoping you’re having a wonderful day… ~ Julz

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Vintage Billies

I found this old vintage billies in my parents attic recently, rescued them for some still life. This used to be used when we went camping to boil water over a campfire to make billie-tea. They are so well used and discoloured, look a treat with some fresh daisies, also from my parents garden. ~…

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Share your world – 17th November 2020

I managed to get out of Melbourne to visit a friend for two days on the weekend, woohoo. We still have zero infections and zero deaths and only 2 people still in hospital in Victoria, however there has been a sudden 2nd wave happening in other states. Still have to be ever vigilant and the…

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Monday’s Musings…

I DID IT! I got out of Melbourne! For the first time in ages I managed to drive from Melbourne to Ballarat and see my photographer friend Sue. Have not seen her in months. I expected to see more traffic on the road, but with good weather many people headed for the coast, while I…

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