Wild at Heart

“If you are truly wild at heart, you’ll fight for your dreams.” I love how an idea comes about…Andrea and Teighan and myself were chatting during a hair and makeup session on a totally different shoot months ago and were chatting about the 1960’s Mod shoot we did last year and the mess Andrea had…

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Share your world – 11th May 2022

It’s been a rather nice week, although the weather has been up and down. One day nice Autumn days, the next cold, wet drizzly Wintery days. Mostly the wet ones. But yesterday was lovely and I took total advantage and arranged to take a model to my favourite gardens to capture some portraits amongst the…

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Creative portraits: Going for the blur — Photofocus

Nothing quite like a creative portrait and shooting for the blur. Especially when it comes to shooting on location. My home studio is fairly small, so I can’t shoot effectively with my 85mm lens or a 70-300mm lens. 18 more words Creative portraits: Going for the blur — Photofocus

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Preserving the past: Clayton Farm — Photofocus

It’s never been more important than now in preserving our colonial past. Here in Australia, we don’t have quite the history of many other countries, but what we have we feel is unique. 23 more words Preserving the past: Clayton Farm — Photofocus

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Share your world – 7th May 2022

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, not even sure I can tell you 100% what I have been doing…just day after day has been eaten up. I have been busy putting the finishing touches on my latest online class Blossoms & Buds. The days getting shorter and much, much colder. Winter is nearly here.…

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Creative photography ideas for Mother’s Day — Photofocus

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, are you still stuck for cute and creative ideas for capturing the family and kids this year? Here are some super cute and creative photography ideas for Mother’s Day with little ones. 17 more words Creative photography ideas for Mother’s Day — Photofocus

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Working on collaborations with other creatives — Photofocus

I often enjoy working on collaborations with other creatives; models and actors. Hair and makeup artists. Designers and of course other photographers. I find it rather enjoyable, as well as lots of fun. We’re all different and have different ideas. Working with other creatives allows you to expand on ideas in ways you may never… Working…

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How to blur your background and change focus with Photoshop Neural Filters — Photofocus

Is it possible to quickly and easily blur your background in images? Without having to cut out your main subject and using layering masks, blurs and lots of fiddling around? 26 more words How to blur your background and change focus with Photoshop Neural Filters — Photofocus

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Six tips for gorgeous coastal images

I love being on the coast, I feel at home. The waves and gulls call to me and I feel inner peace when I can smell that sea salt tang in the air. Nothing quite beats a gorgeous coastal image to remind us of that feeling. So here are my six favorite tips for gorgeous…

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Using a flash with flowers indoors

There is no secret to the fact that I adore photographing flowers, almost as much as people. Flowers are often easier subjects, they don’t move (unless it’s windy) and will stand or sit for hours, indeed days, without complaint. But when it’s dark or very overcast, capturing beautiful flowers can be a little tricky. This…

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