Share Your World – August 2, 2017

If you had to have your vision corrected would you rather: glasses or contacts? Or what do you use if you need to have your vision corrected? I’ve been wearing glasses for almost 30 years and I am at peace with that, especially after seeing my daughter struggle these last few weeks trying to wear her…

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Australian Bush Babies

I’ve sort of been playing with a new technique which I have talked about before with Topaz FX Labs, which was fantastic for birds, but it is truly wonderful with other animals as well, I have some old photos that I never really did anything with of Australian Animals, even attempted to ‘paint’ my own…

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Celebrations…

Wow another really big week for me, opening of my third exhibit this week, while my 2nd one draws to a close; and it’s only June! I won 6th place overall in the Photography Category for Light, Space and Time ‘Animal’ competition, with my Kestrel, plus also got an Honorary Mention for my Barn Owl.…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Friends

Over the years I had a few fur babies and constant companions, mostly four legged and mostly cat or dog, a few horses and birds thrown in, I also now have turtles. As far as friends go, personally I don’t think you can beat a dog…..faithful, loyal and unquestioning, unconditional ALWAYS by your side, and…

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Topaz FX Labs

I have fallen in love with an old program that is fairly new to me; Topaz FXLabs, I received this in a bundle I got a little while ago from Topaz Labs. Sure I regularly use other programs in Topaz; Adjust, Denoise, B&W, Impressions, just to name a few. Some of them seem to crash…

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Dog Boy and Rabbit Girl

I did a post recently on a recent visit to St Kilda with some artist friends, while walking down the beach path toward Luna Park and Acland Street, I passed these two amazing bronze sculptures by Gillie and Marc, check out their page, some very cool stuff. Anyway I have seen their sculptures before with…

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Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge – G or H

This week’s B&W Challenge is all about things starting with the letter G or H; so off I trot, to find a suitable gallery – Hippos, ghosts, geese, happy, historic and heritage listed grand old Houses. Here’s hoping you all have a brilliant weekend, safe travels and happy snapping… ~ Julz  

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Autumn Wanderings – Serendip Sanctuary

I’ll admit it, it is actually Autumn, but here in Melbourne we are having an Indian Summer and the warm days are still with us; in fact some days are quite hot. A recent weekend adventure lead us to Serendip Sanctuary in Lara on the Western Plains of Victoria (between Melbourne and Geelong). The sanctuary,…

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Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge – Things that start with C or D…

Cee’s B&W Photo challenge this week is things starting with the letter C or D; so form me it’s – Donkey, Cow, chair, clock, children, car and dog I hope you all have an amazing weekend, til next time, happy snapping… ~ Julz

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Early Evening Geraniums…

I decided to take the new Olympus Camera out for a spin in the gardens, it was early evening, twilight almost and the crickets were singing. Sitting in the back corner of the garden, enjoying a cuppa, I picked and placed some geraniums for the pop of colour. Of course my girl Chloe was there…

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