In the studio – Fun with food

I recently had a few ladies from my Food Photography Class who live local come and spend the day in the studio. We all prepared something to shoot and then eat and a variety of props, we also had some flowers too. There were the Chocolate and pear cake, which when cut revealed an entire…

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Share your world – 15th October 2019

This week’s question from Melanie, SYW… QUESTIONS: Why do we have such trouble telling our loved ones that we love them?  Do you have that kind of communication issue with your loved ones? I don’t really have trouble saying, but I find others seem to have trouble saying it back. I say it to my daughters…

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Finding the right background for your still life — Photofocus

When creating still life photography, finding the right background is essential in the overall look and feel of the image, as well as the story you are trying to convey. Is it modern, country, vintage or something else? Think color, texture and composition. The right background, with minimal distraction, can make or break your image.…

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Light Painting – Figs

I love being about to mix my love of food photography and light painting, these figs and my wooden corbel at just so beautifully matched, along with my favourite Tyvek backdrop and my chippy timber table. I have been getting a LOT of lovely comments on social media…I adore it when things just WORK! Figs…

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Monday Musings…

I decided after yesterday that I think I really am ready to start winding down to the end of the year. December and January I usually take off, no point running classes and workshops, as everyone is busy with Christmas and Summer holidays, which means I can sit back and enjoy them too. I know…

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The Grampians – Day 3

We had a horrendous thunderstorm and lashing rains the night before, quite eerie, we woke to blue skies, even if it was cold and made our way back home to Melbourne. We were entertained by Lemon Tree again as we packed the car, I could not resist a few more photos of him and his…

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Regular Random – Bearded Iris

My Bearded iris is just starting to bloom, so one sunny Saturday morning I went out with my camera, the pup Dexter decided to follow along and see what I was doing. I managed to capture a few images before he decided to start sniffing the blooms…and then bite it! Honestly, silly dog. So my…

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The Grampians – Day 2

We rose early and after a quick bite of breakfast in the motel, we drove to Silverband Falls and walked to 1.6km trek. It was a little chilly that early in the morning, but a nice easy walk and some lovely sunshine. It was so quiet and peaceful, we pretty much had the place to…

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The Grampians – Day 1

Still technically tacked onto our South Australian adventure we rose in SA in Bordertown and went back to see the kangaroos, but they were too far away and all settled in, so we gave up and left, crossed the border back into Victoria and headed for Horsham, through yet more barley and canola fields. After…

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