In the studio – Forest Magic

A little while ago I had Bec from Verdessa Fairy come in to the studio for a product session with some of her magical creations. This time she had decided she wanted me to create some Photoshop magic for her, in particular with a red ballgown in the studio wardrobe and I will show them…

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Conceptual Portraits – Come fly with me

If you have been following me for a while, you may remember Rachelle, possibly even this red dress and the red balloons, we had a fun-filled day a few years ago. Rachelle now lives back in New Zealand, so we don’t really get to create in the studio anymore, but I still have fond memories…

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Conceptual Portraits – Nestled

It’s been a while since I created some conceptual portraits, sure I have been busy of late doing creative ones, but nothing that really tells a story… Nestled “Everyone needs a home, something safe and secure, somewhere to come home to. Each home is different, whether you are human, bird or animal. To ward us…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 2 (part 2)

On my last post I mentioned the silo art at Coonalpyn, but did not show any, I thought I might give it it’s own post, there are a few spots on our trip, which really do deserve a post of its own, the silo art is one. Artist Guido van Helten. Read more about the…

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Regular Random – Magnolia and Bokeh

I adore Spring Magnolia, or at least late Winter Magnolia and on a recent trip to Brisbane we spent a few minutes with a lone Magnolia and some beautiful filtered sunshine. When the sunlight glitters and bounces around it can create the most gorgeous bokeh, I even caught some images of just the bokeh alone.…

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In the studio – Enamel coffee pot

On a recent treasure hunt, I picked up this lovely lace doily and this wonderful enamel teapot, looks so nice with the white peonies Have been playing with some new presets as well, the Dark and Moody range will release perhaps next month. Sometimes keeping it simple and sweet is so divine. I can’t believe…

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Regular Random – playing with fractals

I write a little while ago about how I played with some fractal prism filters at the Melbourne butterfly house, how I loved them so much I bought my own set. Between stuff and life and being sick, I had not had a chance to play with them until now. So I spent a simple…

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The painted dragon

Several months ago I was asked if I was interested in a collaboration with circus performer Gemma (I am sure you remember the Pyro Princess?) and a body painter I had not met before, Lucas from Living Colours. Sure! why not I said, I adore working with Gemma, she is such a creative person and we…

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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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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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