10 tips for better bird photography — Photofocus

If you are looking to get into some bird photography, there are certain things you can do to make your life a bit easier. I am not a confirmed twitcher (birder) but I do love to document and capture some of our local characters. 12 more words 10 tips for better bird photography — Photofocus

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What is symmetry in photography? — Photofocus

Symmetry appears when equal parts of your composition mirror each other, like when two halves of your scene look the same and balance each other out. 30 more words What is symmetry in photography? — Photofocus

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‘Tis the season…

Well for photographers it’s the season alright. We have to shoot our Christmas promo shots early (like super early), so we can advertise for Christmas shoots, which themselves have to be done early, so we can get all the images edited and printed and what not and off to their new homes! But when you’re…

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Dexter in the studio with Velvet 56

I’m sure you all know by now how much Dexter just adores being in the studio…he has his favourite chair (or two) and once that bowtie goes on he knows it’s action time. Well I wanted to play with the new Lensbaby Velvet 56, he really is my only willing participant as far as model…

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Share your world on 26th October 2021

Things are finally starting to open up and look up. They have eased our restrictions again! Last Friday we were allowed to visit family and friends (if we’re all double vaxxed), so I saw two different friends on Friday, with one we played in the studio and had a fabulous morning. Then I had another…

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Three one-light setups for dramatic and artistic portraits — Photofocus

Being in extended lockdown means I have had time to play with lighting (models limited to Husband and the dogs). I have always had a fascination with lighting and now seemed the perfect opportunity to play, and that’s a great way to learn. 13 more words Three one-light setups for dramatic and artistic portraits — Photofocus

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How to create conceptual milk bath portraits — Photofocus

Now, this might be more a summer photoshoot than heading into a winter one (It also depends on if you’re Down Under or not). It also depends on if you do this inside or outside. If you have the room to use your bathroom, then a nice warm milk bath on a cold day might… How…

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Lighting a creepy scene with LuminarAI — Photofocus

Halloween is just around the corner; sadly I won’t get all my planned shoots in this year due to the pandemic. So I thought I would have a look at some previous Halloween shoots and have some fun with the edits. 15 more words Lighting a creepy scene with LuminarAI — Photofocus

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Playing in the studio with lights

I recently spent a cold wet afternoon in the studio with Hubby and the dogs, he had agreed to sit for me so I could play with some different lighting effects. Mostly it was for a series of articles I wrote for Photofocus.com. I won’t go into all the specifics, you can read the article…

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Heckle and Jeckle are back for Spring

Every Spring I have a few lorikeets which seem to come back. We have a red bottle brush plant out the front (across the road) and one out the back in a neighbours. I can often sit in the driveway or on the back deck and watch and photograph them. They are so cheeky and…

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