A word about my YouTube Channel

I don’t really have an ‘In the studio’ today, as last weekend was all about the Pixel Sisters workshop, so jump on over there to read more in depth about our Floral Fantasy Workshop. Today I thought I might share something a little different, are you aware that I have a Youtube channel? I know…

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Topaz FX Labs

I have fallen in love with an old program that is fairly new to me; Topaz FXLabs, I received this in a bundle I got a little while ago from Topaz Labs. Sure I regularly use other programs in Topaz; Adjust, Denoise, B&W, Impressions, just to name a few. Some of them seem to crash…

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Creating a Concept Shoot

I thought today I might share a little of the behind the scenes information on shooting a conceptual shoot, as I find it is the most often asked question…….. “how or where do you get your inspiration?” Firstly I find if I work in a series it is far less stressful. I can work out…

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Gramblr & IFTTT App Reviews

I feel I have fallen behind with a few things lately and have been looking at ways to help me out, one is to make Social Media a little less crazy, how does one keep up with it all? Posting to Instagram, Facebook, 500px, Flickr, Twitter, Guru……it’s all exhausting, but there is help, there is…

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D.I.Y Dyeing Fabric Natural Ingredients

I was playing around with dyeing some cheesecloth I bought with natural every day ingredients from home, I wrote a full blog post here. I used Coffee, Green Tea and Grenadine (Pomegranate Syrup), I figure I regularly stain my clothes (accidentally) so how hard can it be? I first did a bit of research….oh Google,…

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Pick myself up, dust myself off and keep moving forward…

My gallery exhibit finished last night and I have to be honest and confess I didn’t sell a single piece. It stings! Man does it hurt. Of course my initial reaction is that no one liked my artwork. I’m not good enough, who am I kidding, what business do I have putting my artwork out…

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Portrait Perfection Photoshop Actions Review…

I was recently approached by the wonderful people at Sleek Lens whom asked if I would like to try and review their Portrait Perfection Photoshop Actions Collection. Now I spend a great deal of time in Photoshop and I frequently use actions to as a tool to speed up my workflow, they do not stifle…

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Getting Crafty…

I have made two projects recently, mostly quick and easy to do, which adds so much to photos, and is cheap and easy to store. ‘Shabby Chic Table Top’. This is a great space saving, as well as money saving idea, as most of the items I had lying around the house, just need to…

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Now for something completely different

Ever wonder HOW I created an image? Well now I have started creating a few quick edit videos showing my workflow from start to finish.

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A deconstructed rose…

What started as a bit of playing around with Desley in a workshop has turned into a bit of a thing; for both of us. The whole deconstructed flower study, it is of great interest to cut things up and see what we find. It’s also Macro time, I’m slowly getting used to the whole…

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