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 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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Tuesdays of Textures – Dapper Rabbit, The Poker Game

Two years ago, I started working on the sliver of an idea about a Giant Evil Rabbit, Part Jack the Ripper, part Jekyll & Hyde. At first, people thought I was mad, but when I finally convinced just a few people to come on board and I produced the first few images, it all started…

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Monday’s Musings…

This past week has been all about The Rabbit, re-edits and writing and re-writing and putting it all together in a coffee table book. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not finished yet, but I can see the end in my sights. My Planning day with Desley last week, certainly helped cement what I had planned.…

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In the Studio with Dry Ice

What happens to leftover dry ice from a workshop when you have some time to play? After I packed up and cleaned up from a recent workshop, I sat down for a little play time, I am so busy during my workshops, I rarely get a chance to play. So I grabbed my monster torch…

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In the Studio…with The Mad Hatter

What seems like so long ago I did a shoot in the studio with Jess for Alice through the Looking Glass.  It seemed only fitting to follow this up with a Mad Hatter and a White Rabbit inspired shoot…but first, The Mad Hatter I have been working on some new lighting concepts and I simply…

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Share Your World – 3rd April 2018

What was or is your favourite cartoon? Scooby Doo, Wacky Races, Jetsons, so many I cannot write them all down. I have always been a fan of animation, they offered a sense of fun and whimsey and imagination. I don’t really watch cartoons so much anymore, but I still adore an animated movie. Which cooking utensil…

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In the Studio – Frozen Grevillea

I am so lucky to live in a country which has so many unusual animals and plants to photograph. I used to sometimes take these things for granted, long for far off exotic places…once I picked up a camera, I released I LIVED in a far off exotic place! In the space of a 2-minute…

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In the Studio – Dark and Moody Workshop

I recently ran the first of my 2018 workshops in the studio, booked out as per usual, people just can’t get enough of the dark and moody magic! I ran it earlier in the year than usual and just to be annoying it was hot 35°C – how typical. My studio gets a bit warm,…

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