Spring Outings – Lilydale Lake

A change of pace from some Silo Art for today. Several months ago, we were invited to attend an evening of Light Painting with a different photography group (than we usually do things with). The day had been fairly cold, and wet and stormy, thankfully it cleared up late in the afternoon. We still had…

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Light Painting – Scales and Tangelos

Last Light Painting image for a little bit, I have bought some new items to photograph, but just have not had the time to relax and spend some time playing in the studio as I would like. These last few were quickies (all less than 30 seconds) and taken to double-check setups for a workshop.…

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Light Painting – Seashells

I often encourage my students to bring some personal items to my workshops, it gives them something unique to work with (other than my stuff) and there is usually a story behind every object. These seashells were part of a set this student’s parents collected, apparently, it is quite the collection. I could not help…

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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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Light Painting – Figs

I love being about to mix my love of food photography and light painting, these figs and my wooden corbel at just so beautifully matched, along with my favourite Tyvek backdrop and my chippy timber table. I have been getting a LOT of lovely comments on social media…I adore it when things just WORK! Figs…

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Helping Hand – Gerbera

This is the last of the current creations for my Helping Hands series, and I do adore this one, the perfectly imperfect gerbera, the pop of colour, the fingers look so delicate. It took quite a while to get the balance just right on this one, but I was persistent and it paid off. The…

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Helping Hand – Scissors

Continuing on with my Helping Hands, this time with Bonsai Scissors, do you have need to have something cut? String, flowers, no match for these scissors. Actually, these scissors get used in the studio a lot. Not only are they great for photos, but frequently get used to cut flower stems and string, loose threads…

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Helping Hand – Time

I purchased this artists’ modelling hand from eBay a little while ago and have been playing with creating a variety of images with the hand holding this, Pinnochio’s Apple & Under Pressure, are just two I have shown so far. So I decided to have another play recently and created three more. There is no hurry…

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Winter Workshops – Light Painting #5

My Light Painting workshops are still selling out like crazy, I have one more planned for this year, then it is time to give it a break and perhaps do some more next year. I am quickly running out of weekends, between concept shoots, holidays, workshops and personal projects. I cannot believe it’s nearly September…

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Monday’s Musings…

Such a mixed bag this week, I have spent quite a bit of time creating recipes and photographing the results, some wonderful, some not so great; ie my lactose-free, egg-free pannacotta did not set well and pretty much collapsed when taken out of the moulds…still tasted yummy and we ate all of it, but did…

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