Friday’s Flowers

My hubby has taken on the chore of food shopping. We used to do it together, but current restrictions forbids two people from the same house shopping together. I can’t push a full trolley and I struggle to lift full shopping bags…so he goes. I do all the cooking and cleaning, I also buy the…

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Exploring symbolism in conceptual art — Photofocus

Symbolism is the art of using an object to represent an abstract idea. We have been using them for many thousands of years in art and even literature.  39 more words Exploring symbolism in conceptual art — Photofocus

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In the studio – Cookies & Milk

I recently was doing some work on a new project, a new online class actually and had some fresh yummy cookies and milk in the studio. With everything that is going on in the world I thought I might share something a little cheery… Two different varieties, chocolate chip and salted caramel and white chocolate…mmm…

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The Office Project

I know I’ve mentioned the office project in a few posts, but I thought I might give it a whole post of it’s own. We moved into this house some 20 plus years ago and it was all white…white ceilings, walls, door and skirts with horrible 80s apricot verticals and pink bathrooms! They HAD TO…

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Banana Muffins

It’s funny, with more time on my hands I would have thought I would be doing more baking, but the honest truth is I just can’t be bothered. Weird, right? I mean it’s normally right up my alley and being home 24/7 is the perfect opportunity to try out new recipes and bake some yummy…

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Share your world – 15th September 2020

I am already six days into my 53rd year, my birthday passed last week with NO fanfare, I had a lot of text msgs, some phone calls and loads of Facebook messages and that is fine. We can’t go out to eat with friends (what I would normally do), even my favourite takeaways are mostly…

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Why I refuse to shoot weddings — Photofocus

I frequently get asked if I do photograph weddings … I answer with a resounding NO! Why, you might ask? It boils down to stress — I just don’t need it. I photographed one wedding and it was a headache from the get-go. Dealing with people Don’t get me wrong. I deal with people all… Why…

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Monday’s Musings

Another week down, apparently the lock down we are still living under is longer than just about anywhere else in the world, it may not be quite as harsh as some lock downs, but it is long and continuing. But…it is working at least in part. Our daily figures are now getting below 50 a…

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It’s Spring…

Well it is now officially Spring here in the Southern States, not my favourite season, but it marks the end of Winter, and I am NOT a fan of Winter at all. But, we were lucky that our stage 4 lock down was during some horrible weather, now it is on the improve, hopefully we…

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Using batch processing to quickly edit a series of images — Photofocus

To be honest, I don’t really use bracketing on my shots that often. I’m not really a big landscape or even astrophotographer. But have no fear — you can edit single images in Aurora HDR, too, which I was provided for review. 30 more words Using batch processing to quickly edit a series of images —…

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