Share Your World – 17th July 2018

The weather has been quite cold of late, with the exception being Saturday, which was a glorious Winter’s Day with blue skies, light winds and sunshine, felt so good. So I am rather envious of the Northern Hemisphere and their Summer ūüôā Since we are approaching the hottest part of our summer in the northern…

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In the Studio – Dark Romance

What can start as a spark of an idea can literally burn bright with passion, as was the case with the shoot. Two models, plus me and a Hair and Makeup artist, all who work at least part-time, plus family etc, trying to find a time that suited us all was difficult, so we ended…

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Mondays Musings…

Last week was such a busy week, I did a Vampire inspired Couples Shoot with Jess and a new model Dragon Night – now there is an interesting character, I will fill you in on that soon. It was a mid-week evening shoot, which I normally don’t do, but with so many creatives and work…

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In the Studio – The Great Gatsby

This is something I have been wanting to try my hand at for a while – The Great Gatsby, you know the story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald about the roaring 1920’s Jazz Music and Flapper dresses, I adore the movie with Leonardo DiCaprio by Baz Lurman – I adored the old school glitz and…

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In the Studio – Introducing Zed Archibald

I had a call from one of my makeup artists’ Ally “Julz, you need to meet this kid Zed, he’s cool and I think he’ll be really cool to work with, he’s just started to get into modelling”.¬†So I am like “send me his pic and some ideas and let’s see what works”. Zed (his…

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Mondays Musings…

I love a long weekend, today is Queens Birthday weekend, not our current Queen, but one long since gone, silly…but I will take the public holiday. On Friday I had a totally awesome shoot with Gemma from Tricksie Pixies fame and The Great Gatsby, as our theme. I am really enjoying some more epic cinematic…

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In the Studio – Beauty and The Beast Pt 1

Jess had bought herself a Belle dress and really wanted to do a Disney Princess inspired studio session. I, of course, wanted to put my own mark on it and it came off a little darker than I think Jess originally planned, but I did not want to get into a war over licensing, so…

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Tuesday’s Textures

While it’s true we have been travelling for many weeks, I was glad to get back in the studio the day after our return. I wanted to create some fantastic Fine Art Nudes and Jayde was only too happy to jump on board, especially¬†once I showed her my ideas. “Basking in the radiance and sunshine…

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Don’t be afriad of ISO

In Digital Photography¬†ISO¬†measures the sensitivity of the image sensor. The same principles apply as in film photography ‚Äď the lower the number the less sensitive your¬†camera¬†is to light and the finer the grain. Higher¬†ISO¬†settings are generally used in darker situations to get faster shutter speeds. Something that I was learnt early on with my DSLR…

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In The Studio – The Red Rabbit

Following up on the recent Black & White Rabbits shoot is the Red Rabbit, I love how we coordinated the corset, skirts, and wigs for each set. We did two different backgrounds on this one the same charcoal polyboard set and the canvas backdrop.¬† Both are neutral and allow the subject to stand out No…

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