Monday’s Musings…

Sadly I am moving into my third week with this cold thing, can’t seem to shake it and Docs aren’t helping much, so I have not been doing much. I am trying to stay away from people as much as possible, sometimes I just can’t avoid being in the same space, but no hugging, no…

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Winter Outings – The Butterfly House

On a recent trip to the Melbourne Zoo with friends, I took considerable time out for a long visit with the butterflies. I adore the butterfly house, but I had never been armed with my 50mm macro lens and my light ring. I was in heaven and took SO MANY photos, here is just a…

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Winter Outings – Melbourne Zoo

Last week we visited both Healesville and Melbourne Zoos, after not having been to any zoo in a while. Healesville is all about Australian Native animals and such, Melbourne is a little more eclectic, sure there are some Australian species (which we did not get around to), there are elephants, lions and tigers (saw none).…

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Winter Outings – Healesville Sanctuary

Last week we had a brief respite from the horrid Winter weather we have been experiencing, we had a few days of blissful conditions; blue skies, sunshine, calm gentle winds and warmer temperatures…heaven. So hubby and I packed up our camera gear and headed to Healesville Sanctuary for a day communing with nature and animals.…

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It’s not every day you get to meet your hero…

Many, many years ago I picked up a camera, no secret there. At first, I wanted to learn to shoot beautiful landscapes and waterfalls…and I did. But it was never enough. There was something missing. I stumbled across a young artist by the name of Brooke Shaden, her work set my mind on fire, like…

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Regular Random – Playing with Prisms

I love experimenting with light in my photography, but up until recently, I have never really played with prisms, adding another element to my macro photography. I had a friend let me have a brief play with them on a recent trip to The Butterfly House, at Melbourne Zoo. Rather strange, but pleasing results, in…

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Monday’s musings…

Oh my gosh, what a wonderful weekend, I am not sure where to even begin. I spent an entire weekend being completely self-indulgent, no work, no responsibilities, I didn’t even cook! We had been enjoying a few days of beautiful Winter weather, blue skies, sunshine, light winds and warmer temperatures, so lovely after the cold…

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Zodiac Signs – Taurus

I have not done a Conceptual Portrait shoot since December last year and although I think I was suffering from burn out, I did miss it. I did have a shoot back in February, but it ended up getting cancelled for a variety of reasons. Many people have been asking me when I will do…

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A little vintage in the studio

So I recently went on a Vintage/Op Shop (Thrift store) hunt with another photographer friend, purely meant as a scouting trip for an outing for one of my Facebook Groups, a Mystery Shopping Spree. Scouting went out the window in several shops and I came home with some lovely new treasures, many of which I…

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Monday Musings…

A whirlwind of activity, three days of creativity and fun, Friday I spent in the studio putting finishing touches on an online course, of which they are really starting to take off. Shoot, videos and edits kept me on my toes, which was just as well, cold wet and by the end of the afternoon…

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