It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

I recently had my Christmas Pet Pawtraits mini sessions again for 2021. We’ve been running this for the last few years, it’s so much fun and I get to meet some really cool dogs. We had a bunch of great dogs and even some new ones this year. We had two gorgeous backdrops from Kate…

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Monday’s Musings…

WOW! What a difference a week makes! I have made the move to making life as a full time photographer. In celebration of that I have been making some changes. We torn down and old shed in the back corner and Hubby is busy putting up a new one, this will be storage for things…

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Spring Workshops – Still Life

It felt so good to be back teaching again, small classes, but very hands-on. Still Life of course, but I am soon going to run some portrait workshops soon too. I ran a morning and an afternoon session. Due to the small class numbers (due to Covid regulations), so I grabbed some fresh flowers set…

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Monday’s Musings…

Yes, I am back from holidays! What a fabulous time I had too. I have already started featuring some of the places we have seen and things we did, so much more to come. We arrived home midweek and jumped straight back into work (crazy I know) I have over 3,000 images to sort through…

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Croissants – three different ways

In a recent workshop I taught, we had these croissants, which I sliced in half, filled with Nutella and fresh strawberries and then we dusted with icing sugar. We captured the icing sugar in action by using a studio flash. Sadly as good as they look, once we finished shooting we actually threw them in…

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Regular Random – Cupcakes???

I have something a bit tricky for you this week, yes they are cupcakes, but they are soaps! Look good enough to eat, right? They are from PlanetYum, I have been looking for some for a while. So I don’t have to keep buying (and eating) real cupcakes. This does NOT mean I won’t buy…

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Speakeasy/ Gansta shoot in the studio

Every now and then I get invited to work on a big collaborative shoot with other photographers, The Addams Family Wedding was one such venture. They usually involve lots of people and something fairly elaborate. This was no exception, my VPC camera group was running not just one, but I think it is maybe four…

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Monday’s Musings…

So even though last week I claimed I was getting better, sadly by Wednesday I was struck down again, I seriously have no idea if it’s the same virus or not. I ended up cancelling everything on Friday and Saturday and was considering cancelling Sunday as well. Saturday evening I felt much better again and…

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Apothecary Jars

There is not really a lot to say about this series, I recently purchased this replica apothecary jars, the old book, the lace doily and dried flowers on a vintage shopping spree trip (amongst many other treasures), they all just seemed to sit so nicely on my chippy table and with my magnifying glass. I…

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Light Painting Workshops

So I recently ran another of my Light Painting workshops, that’s 3 of 6 down so far and I am starting to develop a pattern, a flow for the workshops. It’s funny the day of this workshop was actually warm and sunny and very pleasant for a Melbourne Winters day, and instead of enjoying the…

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