In The Studio – Rain Drops

Well, water drops actually but raindrops sounded so good, we have not had any rain here for a while…everything is so dry and all the grasses are brown and dying, really are coming into bush fire season now. I had been playing in the studio with my macro lens and wanted to capture the water…

Read More

Tuesday’s Textures – Magnolia

This was created from an image I took of a silk flower, it needed a little bit of artistic treatment, so I played in Photoshop, with some of my Texture Packs ~ Julz

Read More

Tuesday’s Textures – Paper Daisy

I have already shown the images on Sunday’s Regular Random, but here is one I gave the Photoshop Treatment to, all original textures created from the gardens as well, such a wealth of photographic resources…can’t wait to show you the Eucalypt Seed Pod. ~ Julz

Read More

A Little Macro Magic

I have been working almost exclusively with my Sony 50mm Macro lens of late, I adore it, the images are superb. I decided one very hot day to grab some ordinary household items and have a play…this is a kitchen fork on black Perspex (or Plexiglass) and some natural light. ISO100, F/4.5, 1/60 second. I…

Read More

In the Studio – Live, Laugh, Share & Create #2

Last week I shared a post about my first My Creative Journey get together, Live, Laugh, Share & Create, this weekend just gone was the second, due to various reason we had a few dropped out and there was just three of us, Lisa and Sue have both shot with me before, so we decided…

Read More

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…

Read More

Celebrating Success

OK time to toot my own horn again, and why not, this time I won 9th place overall and 5th place in Photography & Digital Art in January Light Space and Time “All Women Exhibition’, with Cleopatra, I also won a Special Mention with Siren, both images featuring the wonderful Jess Ami https://www.lightspacetime.art/all-women-2019-art-exhibition-overall-category/ https://www.lightspacetime.art/all-women-2019-art-exhibition-photography-digital-category/ Nice…

Read More

Friday Flowers – Hydrangea

As a child, the house I grew up in had Hydrangea and Geranium bushes planted all along the drive and near the front door. Whenever I see either of these plants it reminds me of childhood days. I do not have hydrangeas planted in my current garden, as they just don’t suit, but I do…

Read More

Surrender – Digital Fine Art

Light will someday split you open even if your life is now a cage. Little by Little. You will turn into stars. Little by little. You will turn into the whole sweet amorous Universe – Hafiz Featuring model Blade Whittaker, this was originally shot in a pool, here is the Before Photo Many hand-painted elements,…

Read More

Tuesdays Textures – Cleopatra’s Cat

I recently had an Egyptian, Cleopatra themed studio shoot (I will post some more images soon), we were initially going to have a rather large python, but we had a last minute cancellation – which I think model Jess was quietly pleased about. Good news for all of us, especially Jess we had the fabulous…

Read More