Summer Outings – Flinders Blowhole

After a busy week in the studio, and some lovely Summer weather beckoning, we wanted to get out of the city and hit some beaches, or something. First stop was Tyabb Packing House (in Tyabb), friends had told me about this place, but just had not quite got there. WOW! That place is huge and…

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Share your world – 19th January 2021

It’s been a busy week, but a good one. You know those weeks when you feel like you’ve been productive and have achieved things? I also felt it had a good work/life balance. So that’s a good things too. I feel like I am getting back into a post Covid groove, let’s face it things…

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Monday’s Musings

Such a busy couple of weeks since the studio opened back up Jan 4th, but have been loving every minute of it. Had 6 portrait sessions in two weeks, plus had a ‘play date’ with a long time friend who I have not seen for ages. I also had a get together with family who…

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In the studio Splash #2

yesterday I featured some images and a video on how I captured my recent play in the studio with splash photography. We spent several hours (Moth and I) playing in the studio over a couple of days, setting up and capturing, experimenting and playing…all with a cheeky glass of wine of two! Here are some…

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In the studio – Splash #1

Now this is a fun project, but it does require a bit of preparation. I used a fish tank set up on a table covered in black fabric. I used various fruits vegetables and even a Coke can to drop in. I used a Speedlight and put my camera on a tripod. I created a…

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In the studio – Dried flowers

This time I removed the light tent from the equation and played with bouncing the Speedlight off the white ceiling, to give a lovely dark and moody look to it. Dried leucodendron and hydrangea. Just because it can be brightly lit, doesn’t mean it has to be…lol ~ Julz

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Share your world – 12th January 2021

Another week, another round of SYW questions. It’s been a turbulent week over in the US, we watch on in dismay at the goings on, but I’m not going to comment more than that. It has a trickle on effect, so I hope things settle down soon. QUESTIONS: What should you get rid off, that…

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How I got the shot: Raspberry iced tea — Photofocus

While you might all be feeling a little chilly in the Northern Hemisphere, down here in Australia we are sweltering in the Summer heat. Nothing quite beats an iced tea on a balmy summer evening. So I set about creating a little product photography styled shot for iced tea. If this was for a brand… How…

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Should you photograph in RAW or JPEG? — Photofocus

This is an age-old question, well, as old as digital photography and DSLR are at any rate. Should you shoot in RAW or JPEG? Many cameras are set to JPEG straight out of the box, so why bother to change? What’s the difference? When an image is captured in a DSLR (or mirrorless camera), it… Should…

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Monday’s Musings…

So the studio opened back up last week, and boy what a busy week! I had three portrait sessions and conference call with the States. I have been given the opportunity to be on the editorial team at Photofocus.com, so that’s pretty cool. But it means I need to write at least one editorial a…

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