Regular Random – 5 Minutes with my new Planner

I recently wrote a post about my introduction to the world of Planners, I had decided, as it seems to be the thing to do, I would set up a little mini Still Life session. It was later in the afternoon, soft gorgeous light coming in through the studio window, the more I use both my window…

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Regular Random – Dying Chrysanthemum

I bought some Chrysanthemums for a photo shoot and as per usual did a few little mini shoots as well, then promptly forget them! I was tidying up in the studio days later and noticed they were nearly dead, but I plucked this last one and had a quick little play, great for Regular Random,…

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Regular Random – Cupcake Reflections

I get a bit stir crazy on holidays and just start looking for random things to do, sad isn’t it, I mean what’s wrong with picking up a good book? I just cannot seem to do it when I get really, really bored. So I had this leftover cupcake and decided to play with some…

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Regular Random – 5 minutes at Silvan Dam

I know I usually do an object, but this week, I thought I would share something from my virtual backyard (I live at the foot of the Dandenongs Ranges). This is Silvan Reservoir, or Silvan Dam, as I always knew it. I have not been up here for a very long time, I have dim…

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Regular Random – Vintage Chair

Welcome to the last day of 2017! As you read this I am probably fighting my way through airport traffic and trying to find the rental car desk; Happy Holidays! I recently acquired a vintage chair, according to the guy in the antique store it was 120 years old and made of mahogany, found in…

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Regular Random – Sweets for the Sweet

I missed last week’s Regular Random, a week before Christmas and everything was so hectic, sometimes you just gotta let things slide. This week I had a few days to potter and play in the studio and something I have been meaning to do is photograph this gorgeous coffee cup Desley gifted to me and…

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Regular Random – 5 Minutes with a Crystal Ball

I often joke that I wish I had a crystal ball, the truth is I already do, just not the future telling kind 🙂 It’s not an overly large one, but it is real crystal and rather heavy in the camera bag, so I often leave it at home; but on a recent photo club…

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Regular Random – Spring Gerbera Pt 2

Last week, I had such a wonderful time with these fresh cream colored gerbera, I did two different settings, so I did two different 5 Minute Regular Randoms as well Here are the rules for Regular Random: choose a subject or a scene spend five minutes photographing it – no more! try to not interfere…

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Regular Random – Spring Gerbera Pt 1

What is Spring without some beautiful flowers? So for this week’s Regular Random, I bought some beautiful soft cream gerbera to play with, out in the wonderful sunshine. I had such a lovely afternoon, I decided to change the props and flowers up a bit and did another 5 minutes, which I will leave for…

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Regular Random – Muffin Break, Apple and Cinnamon

Inspired by Desley’s Beetroot and Chocolate Muffin last week, I decided to do my own little mini shoot, experimenting with my 50mm, 18-70mm and 18-200mm and the 16mm extension tube. Click on each image below for image specs. Featuring a yummy apple and cinnamon muffin and a cuppa tea, no fancy muffins this week. It’s…

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