Spring Outings – Princes Pier Sunset

It feels like so long since we did a photography group outing, but Spring means longer days and better weather, so we decided that a lovely warm Spring day may bring us a really nice sunset down at Princes Pier in Melbourne. It turns out not enough cloud and not much colour (there had been…

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Share your world – 22nd October 2019

This week’s questions from Melanie at Sparksofacombustiblemind take on more of a Halloween theme and why not, it’s only a week away; Questions Had any good conversations with yourself lately? Did you listen to yourself? And how’d that work out for you?   I am ALWAYS seemingly talking to myself, I am guaranteed a great conversation and…

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Light Painting – Scales and Tangelos

Last Light Painting image for a little bit, I have bought some new items to photograph, but just have not had the time to relax and spend some time playing in the studio as I would like. These last few were quickies (all less than 30 seconds) and taken to double-check setups for a workshop.…

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Monday Musings…

I sadly had my back go on me again, so spent most of the week and weekend crippled and not doing a lot. Massages have helped dramatically. I have been perhaps spending too much time on the PC, but edits, writing articles and other commitments have kept me there, I know I should get up…

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Regular Random – Ranunculus in macro

I recently bought and then was given some ranunculus, gorgeous flower which I don’t see locally very often. I have two other posts featuring them in full, but I could not resist doing a Regular Random in macro, add some water drops and voila….perfection! Would you like to join in the RegularRandom crew? Here’s how:…

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Light Painting – Seashells

I often encourage my students to bring some personal items to my workshops, it gives them something unique to work with (other than my stuff) and there is usually a story behind every object. These seashells were part of a set this student’s parents collected, apparently, it is quite the collection. I could not help…

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Looking for ideas for Halloween themed photoshoots? — Photofocus

Are you looking for some fun ideas to photograph some spooky Halloween themed shoots? Why not grab some friends — and I do mean a few. This can be thrown together quite quickly if you’re organized enough. You would be amazed at what you can create with a little thinking outside the box. Where to…

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Light painting – Ranunculus

I have not had much of an opportunity to photograph ranunculus before, it is not something we don’t seem to see locally very often, but I spotted these bright orange gems and had to have them. I used them for a Light Painting session and then a Light Painting class, I then also did some…

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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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