Still Life – limes

One of Mum and Dad’s neighbours has this awesome lime tree which totally hangs over the fence, so that makes it fair game right? Not everyone likes limes…but here we love them. Great for photos but also for a yummy grilled chicken tomato & avocado salsa and lime and chilli marinade. I didn’t take any…

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In the studio – Cookies & Milk

I recently was doing some work on a new project, a new online class actually and had some fresh yummy cookies and milk in the studio. With everything that is going on in the world I thought I might share something a little cheery… Two different varieties, chocolate chip and salted caramel and white chocolate…mmm…

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Banana Muffins

It’s funny, with more time on my hands I would have thought I would be doing more baking, but the honest truth is I just can’t be bothered. Weird, right? I mean it’s normally right up my alley and being home 24/7 is the perfect opportunity to try out new recipes and bake some yummy…

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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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