In the Studio – Dark Romance

What can start as a spark of an idea can literally burn bright with passion, as was the case with the shoot. Two models, plus me and a Hair and Makeup artist, all who work at least part-time, plus family etc, trying to find a time that suited us all was difficult, so we ended…

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Why do I create?

What is it to be Consumed by One’s passion? Why do we do what we do, is there a tangible Why for everyone? I was asked recently WHY I do what I do, HOW I do what I do, and to put into words exactly WHAT it is that I do, and I don’t mean…

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Tuesdays Textures – Dreaming of Summer

The base photo for this image was taken of Jess in the studio, I knew I wanted to do something a little different but initially was not quite sure what. I through around a few ideas. I wanted the mirror to be a portal to another world, another time or location. Both are taken at…

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Share Your World – 26th June2018

If aliens landed on earth tomorrow and offered to take you home with them, would you go? (remember this is SYW, they are friendly aliens). Remember I live by the motto ‘just say yes’ (well I try to), so sure I’d go with them. Think how different and interesting it could be; sights, sounds, smells…oh the…

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In the Studio – The Great Gatsby

This is something I have been wanting to try my hand at for a while – The Great Gatsby, you know the story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald about the roaring 1920’s Jazz Music and Flapper dresses, I adore the movie with Leonardo DiCaprio by Baz Lurman – I adored the old school glitz and…

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Tuesday’s Textures…

They often tell me I am Brave and Creative and Imaginative, and perhaps I am. But I often just see myself as inquisitive,  but shy and scared. “Fear is the Dream Killer” – Seth Godin  This is so true, there were times when I did not do something because I feared people would ridicule me,…

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Mondays Musings…

I love a long weekend, today is Queens Birthday weekend, not our current Queen, but one long since gone, silly…but I will take the public holiday. On Friday I had a totally awesome shoot with Gemma from Tricksie Pixies fame and The Great Gatsby, as our theme. I am really enjoying some more epic cinematic…

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In the Studio – Beauty and The Beast Pt 1

Jess had bought herself a Belle dress and really wanted to do a Disney Princess inspired studio session. I, of course, wanted to put my own mark on it and it came off a little darker than I think Jess originally planned, but I did not want to get into a war over licensing, so…

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In the Studio with Jayde – Fine Art Nude

CAUTION – Contains Nudity

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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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