In The Studio – The Red Rabbit

Following up on the recent Black & White Rabbits shoot is the Red Rabbit, I love how we coordinated the corset, skirts, and wigs for each set. We did two different backgrounds on this one the same charcoal polyboard set and the canvas backdrop.  Both are neutral and allow the subject to stand out No…

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It’s all in the details – The Salon

Yesterday, I featured The Groom detail images for my Dapper Rabbit Series and the day before The Bride. Today’s is an almost casual glance at a small table in the Salon where the Poker Game was held, trifling details of ladies of the night and a few coins and of course The Queen of Hearts. The Salon…

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It’s all in the details – The Groom

Yesterday I featured a details shot for The Bride and it is only fair to feature the Groom. The Groom A little darker, but still very much a dreamy hazy wedding shot, much as you would for a real wedding. This belies the dark and sinister plot twists about to occur. Captures some of the…

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It’s all in the details – The Bride

I thought for my Dapper Rabbit, I had put some much detail and props into the images they were actually starring in their own right, each picked and matched perfectly to the image. Some so simple, they don’t even get a second glimpse by the casual observer. I am thinking of having them on display…

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Tech Talk – Shooting into the light

One of the most asked about images I take is the backlight ones, regardless of whether its still life or portraits. It can be one of the most difficult ones to master, I know it took me awhile, but follow a few simple tips and I am sure you will find things much easier than…

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Regular Random – A little Droning

I showed some footage and photos from our little drone, Defiant#1 the other week. We can’t always be out flying it, A/ There a lot of places you cannot fly it, B/ I think it needs to be something interesting C/ the conditions have to be favourable. So on a recent exploration of the local…

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Out of the studio – Flowers, Planner and Cupcakes

Flowers, Planners & Cupcakes… Unlike my house or even studio, Desleys apartment has white walls and lots of lovely natural light, it is such fun to shoot there. I went there recently for a lovely lunch, she brought out some cupcakes for dessert, her baker does the prettiest icing. So I snapped a few of…

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In the Studio – with The White Rabbit

Yes same white rabbit, same model, same costume, same day and time, but no pocket watch, but it looks very different from Follow The White Rabbit, don’t you think? All still shot on Sony a7ii, 50mm Prime F/2.8, this time with studio lights (softbox and beauty dish) on neutral canvas and light green/grey background. ~ Julz

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Tech Talk, In the Studio – Backdrops

I often get asked what I use for backdrops in the studio, and people are often quite surprised with what I use, so I thought I might write a post. Still Life I thought I’d start here, as in some ways it is easier, due to a smaller area. I often shoot outside on the…

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Out of the Studio – Outside Modelling Workshop

As most of you are aware I am a member of several Photographic Groups, as are several of my WordPress Friends, I recently decided to attend an Outside Modelling Workshop, run by a Model herself; Jana Martens. It was not a good day for me, even though the sun was shining and the weather was…

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