Share your world – 31st May 2022

What a fabulous week, I will fill you in as the week progresses. But I had an amazing week away, teaching and exploring. With perfect weather to boot, what more can a girl ask for? To top it off my youngest daughter came home for the weekend. Now let’s get into this week’s SYW questions……

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Taking the show on the road – Bairnsdale

During the pandemic, I did a LOT of demonstrations and presentations for camera clubs, all over the place. It was a great way to connect, make money, and share with a new audience. Now that the lockdowns are over I have been asked to visit some of these rural areas in person. I visited Ballarat…

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How to blur your background in Lightroom Classic — Photofocus

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try you still wish your background had a little more blur. Whether it’s to remove distractions or you just like the aesthetics of it. 26 more words How to blur your background in Lightroom Classic — Photofocus

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Death, taxes and macro photography — Photofocus

Three things so many people seem to want to avoid. The first one, sure! The second … well, maybe? But macro photography … no way! So if you have been avoiding trying macro, now there is NO excuse. 18 more words Death, taxes and macro photography — Photofocus

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How to remove people from your background in Photoshop — Photofocus

Sometimes it doesn’t matter how patient you are — you can be waiting hours for people to get out of your shot in particular landscapes or tourist areas. 28 more words How to remove people from your background in Photoshop — Photofocus

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Why my 50mm macro is my favorite lens for still life and food photography — Photofocus

Why is my 50mm macro my favorite lens for still life and food photography? This is something I get asked all the time. I shoot with a Sony a7 II, a7R III and a Sony 50mm macro lens. 18 more words Why my 50mm macro is my favorite lens for still life and food photography —…

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Preserving the past — Old Tailem Town — Photofocus

Don’t you love taking a step back in time in a vintage Pioneer Village? I recently had the pleasure to visit the largest pioneer village in the Southern Hemisphere, Old Tailem Town. 24 more words Preserving the past — Old Tailem Town — Photofocus

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How to create fabulous macro images on a budget — Photofocus

Macro photography is fantastic, but the lenses are often specific and a little on the expensive side. Especially if you just want to try it out. 30 more words How to create fabulous macro images on a budget — Photofocus

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Enjoy the darling buds of Spring — Photofocus

Nothing quite says Spring like fresh blooms and buds. I love getting out in the sunshine and exploring local gardens, even my own backyard. The weather is starting to improve and even those Spring rains that gently wash everything clean can be a joy to capture. 10 more words Enjoy the darling buds of Spring —…

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Wiccan Ways

It’s funny how fate works. One of my HMUA artists, Teighan put out a call for some models and Nikki responded. Now Nikki shot with me about five years ago and then life happened and she stopped modelling, had a family etc. She was thinking about getting back into it, we were looking for a…

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