Autumn Outings – Modern Turkish Food Class

Last year I attended a Christmas Cookie class, with some friends and we had such a wonderful time. Well, #100milefoodie and #oneoutoutMelbourne run other food classes as well, and not just food plenty of other experiences up for grabs too. One such class was the Modern Turkish feast. So I recently attended this with my…

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Monday Musings…

This is a scheduled post, hopefully, I am sleeping in when this goes live! How rude, right? lol. It’s been another fairly busy weekend with another shoot with the amazing Verdessa Fairy Creations on Friday. I then met a fellow Awake artist Tony, for a strategy session and a quick photoshoot. TOny wants to explore…

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Spring Outings – European Christmas Cookie Class

I had been looking for something fun to do with some friends and students for an end of the year get together, a change from the usual Sunday brunch and champagne or a ‘play-date’ in the studio. Something fun and inclusive of photographers and non-photographers alike. I came across this European Christmas Cookie class by…

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In the studio – Fun with food

I recently had a few ladies from my Food Photography Class who live local come and spend the day in the studio. We all prepared something to shoot and then eat and a variety of props, we also had some flowers too. There were the Chocolate and pear cake, which when cut revealed an entire…

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Croissants – three different ways

In a recent workshop I taught, we had these croissants, which I sliced in half, filled with Nutella and fresh strawberries and then we dusted with icing sugar. We captured the icing sugar in action by using a studio flash. Sadly as good as they look, once we finished shooting we actually threw them in…

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Cooking up a storm

I have been cooking up a storm recently and loving every minute of it, the other week it was cakes and desserts, this time totally tomato related; bruschetta, cherry tomato and chorizo penne, avocado on toast (with blistered tomatoes), and so much more. Did you know I post the recipes on my ‘other’ blog? If…

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In the studio – vintage scale and weights

I am sure most of you have figured I have recently picked up a penchant for vintage kitchen stuff, two things I had been looking for was so Willow bakeware and REAL vintage scales, sure I had a set of scales circa 1960’s I guess, but I wanted older…I think these ones fit the bill,…

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Monday’s Musings…

It has certainly been a mixed bag and a completely crazy busy few days. From a whole day in the kitchen and studio, with more food photography, more test recipes and more shots. Oh and some eating too lol, this week seemed to focus around tomatoes. So many dishes this week ended with a wonderful…

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Capturing the details

I recently had my friend Lisa come over to play and experiment in the studio, always a fun day, some days we have no idea of what we are doing and other days it is totally planned out. This day was planned, we had previously tried to shoot some flowers on a homemade lightbox, which…

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Regular Random – cherries on a plate

I recently did a quick mini photoshoot, normally I work my way through an image and only show the end result, but this day I decided to show from the initial photo, through the end and final three photos. The plate and the main cherries did not move, just me the camera, the linen, the…

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