In the studio – Pet Pawtraits

Every year, I take the animals into the studio for their Christmas Pawtraits, sometimes I offer it to others. Sometimes I just do it for us…just a bit of fun. After so many requests last year, I again opened it to clients…did not got a lot, but what I got was loads of fun and…

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In the studio with Alexia Frost

Just before my last workshop of the year, I grabbed an opportunity to take these shots of Alexia Frost (aka Silver and Spooky), of this recently re-discovered dress and horned headpiece. I have had them both for ages, I honestly completely forgot about them. A simple black background and a few simple props, mostly natural…

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In the studio – Pink Carnations

Soft and delicate, the carnation is a classic. This soft delicate pink went so well with my Grandmothers Royal Albert china teacups (even thought they had roses on them)… I have a small collection of vintage teacups…what about you? Do you collect anything? ~ Julz

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In the studio – Dahlias

I recently purchased these soft pink and cream dahlias and was playing with them in the studio. natural light and my macro lens, capturing the soft petals and details. Spraying with some water from a spray bottle to add another dimension. So pretty, dahlia are high on my favourite list, as are peony and ranunculis,…

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Share your world – 15th December 2020

Only 10 days left till Christmas, 16th days left of this weird and wacky year that is 2020. Who knew 12 months ago that a few sick people in China would cause such a momentous and calamitous events? I have two more days of ‘work’ left and then I have a few weeks off. Not…

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Capturing Christmas cooking cheer — Photofocus

With Christmas just around the corner, there is usually lots of cooking and baking going on. Capture some of your own Christmas cheer with some behind-the-scenes photos. 39 more words Capturing Christmas cooking cheer — Photofocus

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Monday Musings…

What a busy week, with an even busier weekend, I am exhausted. Cutting things to the bone and did the Christmas Pet Pawtrait sessions this weekend. I usually do them earlier in the year, but well…you know the drill by now. Still a great turnout and some super cute puppers and kitties have some fun,…

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Summer Workshops – Creative Portraits

It felt so good, to be able to get back to what I love…teaching photography. I recently taught back to back Still Life and then I got back to back creative portraits. This workshop was actually sold out months ago…twice. Damn Covid stopped it. So glad I finally was able to run it for these…

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Capturing great Christmas photos with special kids — Photofocus

Every parent loves capturing those quirky and sometimes hilarious Christmas photos with Santa, right? We spend eleven months of the year teaching our children “Stranger Danger,” and then practically throw them at Santa and then wonder why we don’t always get the results we expect. 24 more words Capturing great Christmas photos with special kids —…

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Spring Workshops – Still Life

It felt so good to be back teaching again, small classes, but very hands-on. Still Life of course, but I am soon going to run some portrait workshops soon too. I ran a morning and an afternoon session. Due to the small class numbers (due to Covid regulations), so I grabbed some fresh flowers set…

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