In the studio with Chef Judy Pt 4

Over the past few weeks, I have been featuring some of the images captured during a session with Chef Judy Keegan. Last week was Death by Chocolate, this week something almost as decadent Chocolate Brownies We used Coloured Food Powder on this one, Blue and Gold…up until a few days before this shoot I didn’t…

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In the studio with Chef Judy Pt 3

So far I have featured two of the wonderful Food shoots I did with Chef Judy in the studio, she came to learn about lighting and styling, but I think I learned a lot too about prep and serving and little tips and tricks, like making chocolate rose leaves and drizzling chocolate over desserts and…

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In the studio with Chef Judy Pt 2

Last week I shared the images of Judy’s wonderful Banana & Fig Bread, the smells were divine. Today I thought I would share the Orange and Passionfruit Yo-Yos from the same day. We actually had so much fun recreating this scene again and then expanding on it. These are Dairy and Egg Free, so I…

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In the Studio – with Chef Judy Pt1

No, not Judge Judy, but Chef Judy visited me in the studio the other week with some amazing home cooked treats, today I am sharing just one…Banana and Fig Bread, the smell was heavenly in the studio. We wanted to capture some simple country styling to emphasise the home-made country look and feel of this…

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In the Studio with Lisa – Part 2

I recently put up a post of Bubbles that Lisa and I did in the studio, but that is not all we did that afternoon. Lisa shares my passion for all things dark and moody, and she brought some fabulous flowers, which we played with as well as some other bits I had as well….such…

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In the Studio – with Lisa

I spent a wonderful afternoon in the studio with a photographer friend, this is something we had been planning for a while, playing with bubbles. We had previously tried this month’s ago and had a varying degree of success, but wanted to try again, now knowing a few more things than we did last time.…

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In the Studio – Playing with Light

I had a friend Lisa, pop over to the studio for a ‘play date’, it’s really just an afternoon of trial and error and playing with stuff, plus some yummy food, a cuppa or two and lots of laughs. If you are invited to one of my ‘play dates’ you need to bring a good…

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In the Studio – Dark and Moody Workshop

Every year I host this workshop at least 2-3 times, it never seems to fail. I have other new ventures and offerings this year, but I thought I would start off with the same old D&M Workshop. I set everything up pretty much the same, but I like to offer different subjects and change things…

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In the Studio – Star Anise

A few shots were taken in the studio on a stinking hot day, of some Star Anise, keeping it super simple, an old timber crate, some vintage brass scoops and my macro lens… Love the details, the heat of the day really brought the aroma out too… ~ Julz

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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…

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