In the Studio – Blueberries

I took these blueberry shots a little while ago and was saving them for a project, apparently, another photographer felt they have a monopoly on blueberries and took a dislike to my using them, sadly they are a no go on my little project, they are still pretty so I thought I would share them…

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In the Studio – Backlighting

I was shooting some pretty flowers I was given in some backlight the other day for my Sunday Stills class, and they just looked so pretty I thought I would share them here…it’s been a while since I shared some pretty flowers, some still life. Why is it sometimes we forget the simple joys in…

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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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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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In the Studio – Steam Punk with Jess and Dean

I recently did a post with some headshots for new met Dean Whitehouse, such a lovely guy and so handsome to boot! I met him through the lovely Jess and we had proposed a Steam Punk shoot with the two of them. Dean had a fantastic array of Thrift Store goodies and I had quite…

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Tuesdays Textures – Cleopatra’s Cat

I recently had an Egyptian, Cleopatra themed studio shoot (I will post some more images soon), we were initially going to have a rather large python, but we had a last minute cancellation – which I think model Jess was quietly pleased about. Good news for all of us, especially Jess we had the fabulous…

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