Light painting – Ranunculus

I have not had much of an opportunity to photograph ranunculus before, it is not something we don’t seem to see locally very often, but I spotted these bright orange gems and had to have them. I used them for a Light Painting session and then a Light Painting class, I then also did some…

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Regular Random – Bearded Iris

My Bearded iris is just starting to bloom, so one sunny Saturday morning I went out with my camera, the pup Dexter decided to follow along and see what I was doing. I managed to capture a few images before he decided to start sniffing the blooms…and then bite it! Honestly, silly dog. So my…

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Pink Roses in macro

I showed some images the other day with these pink roses after I had taught a macro class, but I also took these images too. With waterdrops and much closer than the previous shots. These were shot with my new Neweer 660 LED Lights. These are proving invaluable in the studio. Must write a review…

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Regular Random – Magnolia and Bokeh

I adore Spring Magnolia, or at least late Winter Magnolia and on a recent trip to Brisbane we spent a few minutes with a lone Magnolia and some beautiful filtered sunshine. When the sunlight glitters and bounces around it can create the most gorgeous bokeh, I even caught some images of just the bokeh alone.…

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Macro for beginners workshop

I recently ran a Macro for beginners workshop, it is the first time I have run a total beginners workshop, I have run other macro workshops, but people had been requested a back to basics, start from the beginning. So I did. We covered so many technical aspects of cameras and macro photography; exposure triangles,…

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Spring florals

  I took this image on my smartphone, the flowers were so pretty in their flower bed. Not quite Spring but the warmth in Brisbane, had already started to see a few flowers bloom. I then decided to play with it in Photoshop and add some textures and make it all painterly and pretty. ~…

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Regular Random – Flowers on the windowsill

I was staying with my daughter on holidays and she had this sweet posy on her windowsill, I think it may have been a birthday gift from work colleagues. I would stand next to the window and look at the blue sky while making coffee, I felt they needed at least five minutes of my…

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Regular Randon – pink Gerbera

Not really sure this classifies as a full five minutes for regular random, but some days you just have to take what you can get! I had this sweet little pink gerbera leftover from a class and I just caught a few snaps of it, before it was past it’s prime, a little squirt from…

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Share your world – 13th August 2019

As promised, this week sees a more humorous Share Your World, from Melanie.   Because laughter purportedly is the best medicine! Yes, I have to agree it is! I am trying to get back into the swing of things this week. I felt like I was hibernating while I was sick and let things slide a…

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