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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Regular Random – Milk and Cookies

So I am still currently battling no internet at home and it is beyond slow at work, making my life one long frustration, but I did manage to get this post up. So I spent quite a bit of time in the studio over the weekend creating, planning and testing some ideas for an upcoming…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Helping Hands

While preparing for the Pixel Sisters Studio Conceptual Portrait Workshop, I created numerous test shots and scenarios to make sure everything would flow smoothly on the day. To say I do a LOT of preparation for my shoots and workshops is an understatement. One particular shot which took my fancy recently which is one inspired…

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Monday’s Musings

I’m dog tired, there I said it! Another weekend, another Workshop. Don’t get me wrong I love them, but three in three weeks is a bit much 🙂 So I will keep today’s post short. This is just two of the images I took from the Workshop, however as I was busy teaching I did…

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Regular Random – Rose, five minutes with my Macro

Last week I posted my Regular Random with a Gerbera, I also shot a rose and saved it for this week. choose a subject or a scene spend five minutes photographing it – no more! try to see it from many angles, look through something at it, change the light that’s hitting it have fun!…

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Regular Random – Gerbera, Five minutes with my Macro

Welcome again to another RegularRandom where we: choose a subject or a scene spend five minutes photographing it – no more! try to see it from many angles, look through something at it, change the light that’s hitting it have fun! tag your post #regularrandom and ping back to this post It’s been a long…

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In the Studio…The Secret Garden

It is actually a rather long convoluted story as to how I ended up spending a very long day, with two women I have never met, working on what turned out to be quite an extraordinary and unique shoot; but I’ll try to condense it. I was asked as a favor (friend of a friend…

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Winter Workshops #4 – Dark and Moody Fruit

By far the most popular workshop I have run this year has been Dark and Moody Fruit. Dark and Moody are so in fashion right now, but to some, it seems unobtainable. In reality, it is not as difficult as everyone thinks. The other item on the agenda and quite popular is a brief lesson in…

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Regular Random – The Studio

I had such a busy weekend, I stood brooding as I was setting the Studio for a shoot, I’ll have to find five minutes for Regular Random, and then the thought struck me, my hero shot does not have to be one thing…I have the stage set for a whole studio shoot. So after I…

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Manic Mondays…

Such a busy and tiring weekend, but so much fun. Spent all day with a new Model and Makeup Artist, for my new The Secret Garden Shoot, five hours for hair and makeup, and no, none of the hair, makeup or body paint is photoshopped! Seriously cool and creepy, but more on that soon…here’s a…

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