Ice, Ice baby

I was doing a photographic challenge for a photography group, just for fun, we had to shoot items beginning with each letter of the alphabet. I thought I would get all arty and capturing ice melting with my macro. I grabbed a bowl of ice and set up on the back deck in a lovely…

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The Pony Project

While we were working on The Office Project, we pulled out some older items which we wanted to have on display. One such item was The Pony. This belongs to my Husband, there is in the below image an old photo of a small boy about two years old with his toy Pony…that’s my Husband…

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Floating Fruit Workshop

My CPV Photography group holds lots of workshops, I am sometimes the teacher, some times the student…this day I was the student. Now the premise of floating fruit is actually quite easy, the actual act of creation is harder than it looks. These are the finished images We used black and white acrylic but decided…

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Celebrating the Wins…

Sometimes in life, you just have to take stock and celebrate the small wins, and of course the big ones too. Earlier this week two of my images received a Special Merit & an Honorary Mention in Light Space and Time “Figurative” Competition. True I was a little disappointed I did not receive a place,…

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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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