Helping Hand – Gerbera

This is the last of the current creations for my Helping Hands series, and I do adore this one, the perfectly imperfect gerbera, the pop of colour, the fingers look so delicate. It took quite a while to get the balance just right on this one, but I was persistent and it paid off. The…

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Helping Hand – Scissors

Continuing on with my Helping Hands, this time with Bonsai Scissors, do you have need to have something cut? String, flowers, no match for these scissors. Actually, these scissors get used in the studio a lot. Not only are they great for photos, but frequently get used to cut flower stems and string, loose threads…

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Helping Hand – Time

I purchased this artists’ modelling hand from eBay a little while ago and have been playing with creating a variety of images with the hand holding this, Pinnochio’s AppleĀ & Under Pressure, are just two I have shown so far. So I decided to have another play recently and created three more. There is no hurry…

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Share your world – 27th August 2019

After spending a long weekend with my daughter who I have not seen in almost a year, I am relaxed, happy and grateful that I got to spend time with her and her husband and their furbabies. Grateful they are only a short plane ride away, grateful I have the means to travel, grateful technology…

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Winter Workshops – Light Painting #5

My Light Painting workshops are still selling out like crazy, I have one more planned for this year, then it is time to give it a break and perhaps do some more next year. I am quickly running out of weekends, between concept shoots, holidays, workshops and personal projects. I cannot believe it’s nearly September…

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Mondays Musings…

Ahhh Melbourne, cold wet and bleh! Thursday we made a surprise visit to our daughter and son-in-law for her birthday, nothing auspicious, it’s just been so long (nearly 12 months) since I could last hug her. So we decided to head to sunny Brisbane (Queensland) and spend a few days with them. It was a…

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Regular Random – Sunny daffodils

I spotted these while I was out food shopping, just had to have them, aren’t they a magnificent drop of Spring sunshine? I could not resist a quick Regular Random after work one night, late, weak Winter light. I can feel it…Spring is coming, soon. Good thing too, I am so over Winter and the…

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Croissants – three different ways

In a recent workshop I taught, we had these croissants, which I sliced in half, filled with Nutella and fresh strawberries and then we dusted with icing sugar. We captured the icing sugar in action by using a studio flash. Sadly as good as they look, once we finished shooting we actually threw them in…

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Floating Fruit Workshop

My CPV Photography group holds lots of workshops, I am sometimes the teacher, some times the student…this day I was the student. Now the premise of floating fruit is actually quite easy, the actual act of creation is harder than it looks. These are the finished images We used black and white acrylic but decided…

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