Regular Random – 5 Minutes with exposure settings

Thought I might try something a little different this week. While on holiday we were sitting in the hotel lobby waiting for our driver and I was watching the rain. As there were no window panes I had a clear view of this frangipani just outside and decided to play with exposure settings to see how…

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Monday Musings…

Well, I officially turned 50 on Saturday, no fanfare, no party, I decided that was not what I wanted. I spent the day mostly at home, with family. We did go shopping and bought my new Mirrorless Camera. A new camera? Yes I have just had to have cortisone shots in my shoulder, which I…

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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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Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge -Camera or Photographer

Cee’s B&W Challenge this week is Cameras or Photographers, so here we go….firstly my photographer and friend Suzanne; taking her photo, while taking mine A shot of the studio, complete with my camera, ready for a shoot And me……….a photographer, taken by my friend Suzanne, OK so maybe not my best angle, but if you…

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Five Minutes with Regular Random

Desley Jane at Musings of a Frequently Flying Scientist has started a new weekly challenge – Regular RandomDesley Jane at Musings of a Frequently Flying Scientist has started a new weekly challenge – Regular Random Take an object or a scene and shoot it for 5 minutes. Try not to move the object, instead move…

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Monday’s Musings

Another Monday, boy do they come around fast! I really don’t have all that much to report, last week, was study, edit, study, edit……..still got a bit of a dark and moody fruit vibe going on. I finished off some stuff from the Brooke Shaden 20 Day challenge, revamped the website; check it out –…

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Tech Review – CamFi

I asked for some very specific gifts for Christmas, and I was lucky enough to get most of them 🙂 The first cab off the rank is Camfi, it is essentially a Wi-Fi adaptor for your camera, but is is so much more. I first saw it on a Studio session with Kim Klassen and…

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Bowens Gemini 400RX Strobe Kit – Review

I wrote a few weeks back about how I finally made the move to a more professional quality lighting system in the studio. In some cases long overdue, but such an added expense. Seriously I spend more money than I actually make out in the studio, but I AM having LOTS of FUN! I ended…

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Weekend Wanderings – Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens

Recently on a beautiful sunny Spring day we visited the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, very old gardens near the Melbourne CDB, nestled next to the Yarra River. The sun was shining and there were people everywhere, enjoying this rare stunning Spring day, it was quite warm and felt very summery. There are a LOT of…

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Mumma’s been a bad, bad girl…

In fact I have been very bad………..but in a good way, well Myself and the Studio think so, possibly not my credit card or Husband 😛 ! Mind you it’s all his fault anyway……but let me explain. One Saturday morning he suggested we go on a bit of a shopping expedition, he had found a…

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