Out of the studio – Old School House

Yesterday I shared the images from Big Rock, where we shot our 1975 inspired Picnic at Hanging Rock images. Today we move onto a little building we found as we were leaving the National Park. We believe its an school house. OK, so not as impressive or commanding as the one from the actual movie,…

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Out of the studio – Big Rock

I have long had a fascination with the book, the movie and the Mini Series, Picnic at Hanging Rock. In particular the 1975 iconic Australian movie by Peter Weir. Haunting, psychological thriller about a group of school girls who missing from a picnic at Hanging Rock in the 1900s. The novel was written in 1967…

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In the Studio – Walpurgis Eve Pt 4

Sybil Leek was a modern day witch born in 1917 and died in 1982. She was an astrologist and occult writer, claiming to be descendant from a long line of accursed witches from 800 years ago in Wales. Sybil was played by Emily Reinhard Of course I couldn’t help but make a little Photoshop magic…

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In the studio – Walpurgis Eve Pt 3

Of the witches who appeared at Morticia’s Walpurgis Eve party was possible the most famous of Witches, Morgan le Fay (Morgan the Fairy or also known as Morgana) from Camelot and King Arthur legends. Said to be both a protector and protagonist’s of King Arthurs back in medieval times. Morgan le Fay was played by…

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In the studio – Walpurgis Eve Pt 2

Here is just a few of the cast; Morticia Addams, The Grim Reaper, Harry Potter Ghoul, Dorothy & Toto I guess these characters don’t really have much of a back story as such. ~ Julz

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In the studio -Walpurgis Eve Pt 1

My photographic group (VPC), recently got together for a long arranged, many time postponed group shoot, two sessions each with 9 models and about 20-30 photographers in each group…organised chaos. Our ring-leader Bev did all the concept and arranging, which is a n ice change for me, I just have to show up and shoot!…

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In the studio – Purple Dreams

Many months ago I saw an image online, which sparked my creativity and imagination. It was a woman dressed in purple, with purple hair and and incredible and elaborate headpiece and gold foil. I showed my designer Bea from Verdessa Fairy and she instantly fell in love with it too. We knew we wanted Emily…

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In the studio with Snow White and Rose Red

Earlier this year, I ran a promotion on my Facebook and website to win a Golden Ticket for you and a friend. One of my students, Lisa won it and she decided on a portrait shoot. We opted for a themed shoot and the girls wanted fairy tales. So I put my thinking cap on…

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In the studio with Emily Reinhard

I have been working with Emily for a while now and it is so nice to see her build on her confidence in the studio. The smiles are 100% real, as we have so much fun. Something she had not really done before was Steampunk and I was only too happy to put something together.…

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In the studio with Andrea Gardiner

So much fun to be in the studio again recently with Andrea, we have made some beautiful photos this year. This time a very pretty vintage boho look for Verdessa Fairy to made this great headpieces and need some photos for her Etsy page. Only to happy to create something so pretty. Model – Andrea…

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