In the Studio – Frozen Dogwoods

Still continuing with my fun in the studio with Desley, I had this great idea to grab some flowers from the garden and freeze them in water in containers, then take the ice-block out and capture time-lapse of a sort, while the ice melted. It was not overly hot the day we shot, more comfortable…

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Regular Random – Dying Chrysanthemum

I bought some Chrysanthemums for a photo shoot and as per usual did a few little mini shoots as well, then promptly forget them! I was tidying up in the studio days later and noticed they were nearly dead, but I plucked this last one and had a quick little play, great for Regular Random,…

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge – Water

I completely forgot to post this the other week, so I am posting it now This week’s challenge from Cee was B&W water, how could I resist, I often feel that seawater must run through my veins, it is where I feel solace, and peace and tranquility, a special sort of calm washes over me when…

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Cee’s B&W White – Things found in my Kitchen

It’s been a while, but I thought I might jump in for this week’ B&W Challenge by Cee, things found in my Kitchen ~ Julz

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Regular Random – Dandelion Seed

I recently acquired some extension tubes for my Sonya7ii (this a tube fitted to a camera between the body and lens to shorten the distance of closest focus of an object so that close-up pictures can be taken). As much as I love the new Sony, I don’t have a macro lens and they are expensive,…

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Cee’s Black and White Challenge – Pets

It’s been ages since I did a B&W post for Cee’s B&W Challenge, but I couldn’t resist today: Pets. A few old pics of my furbabies, but some favorites. Give all your furbabies a big hug and have a wonderful weekend… ~ Julz

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In the Studio – Film Noir

Film noir has been around since the 1940’s… A style or genre of cinematographic film marked by a mood of pessimism, fatalism, and menace. The term was originally applied (by a group of French critics) to American thriller or detective films made in the period 1944–54 and to the work of directors such as Orson…

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Share Your World – 26th September 2017

What is your favorite outdoor activity? You do know I own a camera or two right?Ok, So I’m not big on the whole exercise thing, but you would be amazed (and occasionally so am I) on what I will do for a photo. Then usually complain like hell afterward about how sore I am! I love to…

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Monday’s Musings

What to do with an empty nest? For the first time, I have no children at home. My Youngest has moved interstate and as she was driving her car up, my eldest daughter went with her to share the driving and help her set up in the new house. Not to mention enjoying the sensational…

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Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge – Buildings

Cee’s challenge this week is Buildings, check out her page, she had me at the Lighthouse 🙂 Personally I’m not one for architecture, but I do adore an old building or even better a crumbling and decayed building…..so much history and the stories those old bricks and boards could tell. I know some people are…

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