In the Studio – A New Muse – Richard Wood

Recently, I posted about a new Studio Muse in photographer Emily Soto, this week is Kiwi Photographer Richard Wood, I found him about the same time. I enrolled in his Master Class and have been loving every minute, the fine details, the craft, the imagination, fills me with ideas and excitement, he teaches nothing new…

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A New Year and a New Look…

Last year I spent most of the year in the studio with portraits, I specifically worked with a slightly older age group 50+ and as much fun as I had and enjoyed meeting every single lady, and share their stories, there was something missing… So after some soul searching and talking to one of my…

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White Sheet Boudoir – Gemma

I am adoring the high key B&W of these old school boudoir photos I have been doing of late. The high key seems so soft and flattering, white sheets and backdrop allowing subtle shadows and highlights to blend into the background. I dare my clients to get as bare as they dare! Gemma dared and…

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Tuesday’s Texture – ShiftArt Challenge

Every month I find the Shiftart.com challenge getting more and more difficult, September’s challenge, for instance, all images were predominantly orange! So I sort of went grungey B&W surreal fairy-tale. Apart from the boy (which is a composite of 2 images as well), I used the images below to help create ‘Tinkerbell’ and the background, as…

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Brooke Shaden’s 15 Day Content Creation Challenge – Part 3

The final part of this challenge, I wrote about Part 2 here, I confessed to struggling a little bit last week, as I was overthinking things, shooting and editing and then writing about one image every day for fifteen days is extremely taxing and challenging, but when I decided to take a step back and…

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Brooke Shaden’s 15 Day Content Creation Challenge, Part 2

Last week I explained the current Brooke Shaden 15 Day Content Creation Challenge and shared five new pieces created for it, this week another five images. I must confess to feeling a little burnt out this week, it has been a busy few months, and to be honest possibly not the greatest time to jump…

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Brooke Shaden’s 15 Day Content Creation Challenge, Part 1

As you all know I love a good challenge, and I particularly like Brooke’s, she makes you think and pushes you to go beyond your boundaries; well I think so. So when Brooke announced another challenge this year, I signed up, 40% of the proceeds go towards her charity as well; win win. Each day…

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Fine Art Actions Contest

I got an email today, about the Fine Art Action contest I entered, and asked you all to vote on. I didn’t win, but I did get a shout out, so that is pretty cool. I would just like to say a very big thank you to everyone who voted for me…………….THANKS ~ Julz, xo…

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Shift Art – June

Back again, with another Shift Art entry, it is becoming increasingly difficult working with images that are not my own, it seems. But this challenge does push you beyond your creative limits and boundaries……..and that’s a good thing. So taking these four images from the selection on offer, I decided to merge the woman’s face…

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Tuesday’s Textures…

Forgive me if I have shown these ones before, but I don’t think I have, this is something I did for the March Shift Art challenge; didn’t win anything……..but as I keep telling myself; I do it because it is fun and I enjoy it and it is a challenge; not to win I love…

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