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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Share your world – 19th November 2019

Commenting on certain philosophical and political themes this week, can’t say it is my normal cup of tea…but let’s dive in for this weeks’ SYW, shall we? Can we ever experience anything objectively?  Why or why not?  I really do feel that anything we experience that is deeply meaningful will always be twinged by emotions. Therefore…

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Mondays Musings…

The year is rapidly drawing to a close (I keep saying that!), but it’s been crazy busy. Shoots that have been booked literally for months happened this weekend, one was cancelled, but we were on location anyway, so made the best of being out in nature. I had a photographer friend spend the weekend, down…

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Getting comfortable with studio lighting — Photofocus

I must confess that I do prefer to work with natural light for still life photography, even bad light can be beautiful. However, it is not always possible to work during daylight hours during some parts of the year. Sometimes due to a hectic work schedule, I am forced to shoot in the evenings and…

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Exploring the Goulburn, Mallee and Wimmera Regions of Victoria – Part 4

Day 4 After a truly awful night’s sleep, we were going to get up early to shoot sunrise at Lake Taylor, but the skies did not look promising, so we went back to bed to try to get some more sleep. Eventually, we gave up and after breakfast in town, we left Horsham. Heading via…

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Exploring the Goulburn, Mallee and Wimmera Regions of Victoria – Part 3

Day 3 We woke to grey skies but the rain had mostly stopped, just a few occasional random drops here and there. We made our way over to Sea Lake and the newest of the Silo Art only completed a few weeks ago, as well as some local street art as well. Then onto Lake…

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Creating soft beautiful images with natural window light — Photofocus

Creating soft beautiful images with natural window light is quite simple to achieve with a few tools and some know-how. Working with soft indirect light can create some stunning still life images. The setup In this image, you can see my setup. I have placed my old chippy table in front of the window, which…

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Exploring the Goulburn, Mallee and Wimmera Regions of Victoria – Part 2

Day 2 We woke to slightly cooler weather and drove back into Nagambie, past Black Caviar (This was the birthplace of the fairly famous Aussie Race Horse, not the food lol). We then drove over to Rochester for more silo art and morning tea. As we left the storm front that had been expected for…

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Monday’s Musings…

November certainly is shaping up to be a super busy month, only 11 days in and it’s back to being a whirlwind. Friday was spent doing errands and cleaning up in the studio and setting up for the two workshops (yes 2!) on Saturday. Jess joined me for a Fantasy Portrait Session, here is just…

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