Brooke Shaden 20 Day Portfolio Challenge….Week 2

So Last week I brought you my responses to Brook’s 20 day Portfolio challenge – week 2 brought a lot of soul searching, we don’t always like the comments we come up with ourselves, but sometimes it’s hard to hear it from others too. Day#6 What is My Dream shoot; I have so many. I…

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Nikkor 16-85mm Lens Review

Another early Christmas present was another new lens………..now I know what you are thinking, really? another new bit of glass? But it was required. Moth got one for his Birthday/Christmas and we were so impressed I kept stealing it for my camera instead of my horrible 18-200mm lens which allows every bit of dust onto…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Big and Small

Yay! My post last week is featured on Cee’s page, thank you so much. Cee’s challenge theme this week for Fun Foto is Big and Small. I have had the pleasure over the last few years of photographing some very, very large things and some very small delicate this, both have their own unique challenges…

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A Portrait Session for new Head Shots

This time the session was for Me! Part of my be Braver for this year……I hate having my photo taken, and I know a lot of other people do too. It is stupid really, I can’t change the way I look (without a bucket load of money, pain and cosmetic surgery), the people in my…

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Summer Outings – Flinders

We recently went on a day trip to Balnarring / Flinders (Victoria) to visit the opening of a friends Art Exhibit and thought while we were down there to have a look around. The area has long since been a Summer holiday resort area and nothing has changed. We went to a few beaches but…

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Share Your World – Jan 16, 2017

Do you sleep with your closet doors open or closed? I have never had a fear of something living in my closet (under the bed yes, but never the closet). As a kid the doors stayed closed for fear of hitting my toes on the door, but these days my Walk in Closet has the doors…

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Another 52 Week Challenge – Week 23

These week’s challenge from the Girl that dreams awake is Trees, I really like trees, not only for the work they do in cleaning our air and giving us oxygen, but for the shade to bring, and the fact that they can be so darn interesting, any time of the year, and even when they…

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January Shift Art…

It’s that time of year again, when the challenge is called and entries put in for the ShiftArt.com Challenge. I must admit to being a little flummoxed this month, with decidedly difficult images to work with.  I started and stopped four different images, worked and re worked, until eventually I had to say enough, I…

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Manic Mondays…

You know that saying “Make Hay while the sun shines?” well I have been so busy making Hay, it’s becoming a wee bit………manic! Don’t get me wrong I am loving every minute, and I know I have to take offers as they come in, it’s just some times I wish things could sort themselves out a…

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Portrait Perfection Photoshop Actions Review…

I was recently approached by the wonderful people at Sleek Lens whom asked if I would like to try and review their Portrait Perfection Photoshop Actions Collection. Now I spend a great deal of time in Photoshop and I frequently use actions to as a tool to speed up my workflow, they do not stifle…

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