I’m a little teapot…

I picked up this ceramic teapot months ago and have shot with it several times, I adore the colour and texture, so rustic. This was a very quick light painting, it was more a light aiming? trying something different. ~ Julz,

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Working with fractal prism filters — Photofocus

On a recent outing, I spotted a friend placing these strange bits of glass in front of his camera while photographing butterflies. Ever curious I asked him what they were, what they do and how to use them. 30 more words

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Monday’s Musings…

Sadly I am moving into my third week with this cold thing, can’t seem to shake it and Docs aren’t helping much, so I have not been doing much. I am trying to stay away from people as much as possible, sometimes I just can’t avoid being in the same space, but no hugging, no…

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Winter Outings – The Butterfly House

On a recent trip to the Melbourne Zoo with friends, I took considerable time out for a long visit with the butterflies. I adore the butterfly house, but I had never been armed with my 50mm macro lens and my light ring. I was in heaven and took SO MANY photos, here is just a…

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Winter Outings – Melbourne Zoo

Last week we visited both Healesville and Melbourne Zoos, after not having been to any zoo in a while. Healesville is all about Australian Native animals and such, Melbourne is a little more eclectic, sure there are some Australian species (which we did not get around to), there are elephants, lions and tigers (saw none).…

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Winter Outings – Healesville Sanctuary

Last week we had a brief respite from the horrid Winter weather we have been experiencing, we had a few days of blissful conditions; blue skies, sunshine, calm gentle winds and warmer temperatures…heaven. So hubby and I packed up our camera gear and headed to Healesville Sanctuary for a day communing with nature and animals.…

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Share your world – 9th July 2019

QUESTIONS:   Now I realize that everyone doing SYW doesn’t live on this side of the world and on the other side of the world it’s now winter.   So substitute, if you’d like and if it’s more appropriate, “winter” for summer and answer the questions that way.    Yes here in Australia, it is Winter, I…

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It’s not every day you get to meet your hero…

Many, many years ago I picked up a camera, no secret there. At first, I wanted to learn to shoot beautiful landscapes and waterfalls…and I did. But it was never enough. There was something missing. I stumbled across a young artist by the name of Brooke Shaden, her work set my mind on fire, like…

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