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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For the Love of Food – Just Released

I have been busily cooking and photographing up a storm for my brand new online classes, which has just gone live…I have been really busy just putting the finishing touches on it before it went live, and now it has. If you would like a Sneak Peek of what is in store, please feel free…

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Monday Musings…

Have spent the last few days putting the finishing touches on the new Food Photography on-line class, as well as the website. I have also been very busy with some of the ladies from My Sunday Stills group, we had our first Live, Laugh, Create and Share workshop and get together…loads of fun, but I…

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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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Still Stories…

While on my recent holidays I did a little bit of Anqituing and Thrift store hunting, quite a bit actually…I have no idea WHERE to store it all, but fortunately, most of it is quite small. Amongst my finds, I discovered a few vintage kitchen pieces, which are just perfect for my Still Life photos,…

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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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Friday Flowers – Hydrangea

As a child, the house I grew up in had Hydrangea and Geranium bushes planted all along the drive and near the front door. Whenever I see either of these plants it reminds me of childhood days. I do not have hydrangeas planted in my current garden, as they just don’t suit, but I do…

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A New Year and a New Look…

Last year I spent most of the year in the studio with portraits, I specifically worked with a slightly older age group 50+ and as much fun as I had and enjoyed meeting every single lady, and share their stories, there was something missing… So after some soul searching and talking to one of my…

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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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Regular Random – Dark Peonies #1

I just love dahlias and peonies, no secret there, sadly I do not get to photograph them as often as I would like, for some reason both can be hard to get hold of in my area. So when I saw these lovely soft Peonies at the local supermarket and super cheap, I had to…

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