Regular Random – Mother & Pup

I have a full post coming up on an amazing day at Cape Palliser, but you will have to be patient, but I was editing these images and thought I would share just a tiny snippet with you. It was cold, wet and windy as we drove to Cape Palliser lighthouse on a whim, I…

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Regular Random – Raspberry Friand

Let’s take a small break from the New Zealand trip, shall we? I felt like I had been holed up on the PC for days, sorting through photos and writing blogs posts, so I decided to go run a few errands, I picked myself up a yummy Raspberry Friand for my afternoon tea, and decided…

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Regular Random – Red Velvet Cupcake

I recently bought some red velvet cupcakes for a sweet treat for a photography group meet up, I could not resist a quick little 5 minute set up while I waited for people to arrive… Would you like to join in the RegularRandom crew? Here’s how: choose a subject or a scene spend five minutes…

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Regular Random – Paper Daisies

I did a recent visit to Australia Gardens (will post more pics soon), I went to shoot the orchids in the orchid house, but there was only one! But then I went to find something else to catch my eye – and found these beauties! I believe they are called Paper Daisies So totally stunning…

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Regular Random – Pink Bromeliad

In my backyard, just near the laundry door, I have two amazing pink Bromeliads, it is the shady side of the house and they are fairly happy there, even if a bit cold in Winter. I was taking some washing out to the line and noticed this morning I have two new blooms, they are…

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Regular Random – Bearded Iris

A little late this week, been such a busy weekend, apologies, but I know I am forgiven! I managed to grab 5 minutes with these beauties after my workshop was finished yesterday. They were just so beautiful. I hope I get to shoot them a little more over the next few days… This was a…

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Regular Random – Dried Lavender

Somedays you just have to touch base with your love, your passion, sure I have really been working with my Still Life, but I spent a few minutes really getting Dark and Moody – definitely my signature style! I had recently purchased some dried lavender from a lavender farm and I had just had these…

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Regular Random – Vintage Peony

I found another bunch of Peony Roses, these ones have more of a vintage vibe, soft cream with blushes of pink, so so pretty… I felt they need a dark and moody vintage treatment, hence the old crate and cheesecloth, deep shadows and subtle highlights. All shot with my Sony a7ii, 50mm F/2.8 Would you…

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Regular Random – Macarons

It has been a while since I did some food photography, I shot some colourful macarons last year, these are vanilla ones, along with a fab new dish I just bought and some lovely soft linen, gave it the old Dark & Moody treatment… I used both the 50mm Prime lens and the 50mm Macro…

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Regular Random – Dark Peonies #2

Sadly my Peonies from last week’s post are looking a little worse for wear, a week on and they are falling apart, but there is beauty in decay, and I feel I must capture that as well. Dark and ethereal the old scratched vintage table, antique brass bowl and old-world pearls The last few shots…

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