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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In the studio – Still life with Desley Jane

Looking at the images in this post, you might be thinking you have somehow accidentally stumbled onto Desley Jane’s blog or an advertisement for Lindt Chocolates, and you may be partially right, some of the colors and stylings, props and drops might look very familiar! The reason for that is, I recently visited Desley 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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Weekly Photo Challenge – Rounded

This week’s WPC is rounded, I must confess I have a thing for round, soft curvy shapes, perhaps that is because I have a natural affinity with curves shapes lol I certainly wished my butt looked as good as the one in the photo above! Enjoy ~ Julz

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Regular Random – Springtime Cherry Blossoms

A few years again we updated our gardens and one of the things I was very firm on was an ornamental fish pond in the front yard (Right in front of the loungeroom windows), and two weeping cherry blossom trees on either side, this was mainly to help block the harsh Summer sun in the…

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Regular Random – Hot Pink Gerbera

My Daughter recently received these flowers from her work colleagues (She is transferring interstate), how could I not spend five minutes with these lovely flowers. It was also 5 minutes spent practicing with the new camera on manual focus using the Sony a7ii MF Assist and Peak Reading function. Not too bad for an old…

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Regular Random – Timber Scotch Box

I recently picked up this gorgeous timber scotch box, possibly a replica, as it only cost me $5.00, so I really didn’t care, I just wanted it. What is a Scotch Box? It is what they used to transport bottles of scotch in, all lined up and then nailed shut, probably stuffed with straw to prevent…

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Regular Random – Hot Chocolate & Biscotti

OK, a small confession here (I’m sure you have already spotted it), while the main subject has not changed the background did and I swapped out and changed the plates! Apparently, I don’t always play by the rules… I know I am supposed to just move me and the camera, but I was having fun…

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In the Studio – Messy chocolatey fun

I am working on creating a new Workshop for September, and as I often do I spend several hours in the studio, coming up with ideas. Frequently there is more mess than the below pic…..but believe me it got much messier than this! Not sure if you can tell by all the kitchen accessories and…

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