52 Week Challenge – Week 42

This week’s challenge was green. Green in Spring, that means fresh grass, leaves, gardens, there are pale green buds burgeoning and softest green flowers peaking through the trees and garden beds………..so I went into the studio, closed doors, curtains, turned off the lights and played with Christmas lights, martini glass and cocktails and long exposures…

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Home Made Snoot

I recently did a post, where I featured a few images taken using a snoot on my light source, thinking back on it, I thought perhaps some of you do not know what a snoot is……….I only heard of it about six months ago (it might have been longer, but I didn’t know WHAT it was…

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52 Week Challenge -Week 38

This week’s 52 Week Challenge is Week 38 – HDR or Panorama. Wanting to do something a little different and expand on my Light Wand experience I created this 7 shot HDR Stitch with different exposures and different lighting through the RGB Spectrum on the light wand; ISO 100, F/22, 35mm approx exposure is 0.6 to…

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Still Life Light Painting

A little while ago I stumbled across a website by Harold Ross and was immediately drawn to his amazing Still Life, I have permission to show his art, but seriously check out his page. I showed it to another Photographer and fellow Light Painting extraordinaire Deanne Holmer, who offered to create a special Light Wand…

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The Concept of Truth in Photography

The existence of horses means you can take a photograph of a particular horse, but it does not prevent a horse painting from showing no horse in particular. You cannot, however, take a photograph of no horse in particular.

-William Mitchell

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Creating a Photo Series

With my Victorian Shipwrecks and Lighthouses series coming to an end, I have been wanting to create a photo series, or project – just for fun, just for me; on a single idea or theme; but was not sure where to start. I guess you start at the beginning and write down a list of things…

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One Photo Focus – March

This months One Photo Focus, is A Moment in Time…

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Cee’s Compose Yourselve Challenge – Colour Basics

This week we tackle the basic of colour composition – warm and cool tones

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Natural Light Photography Workshop

I recently participated in a natural light workshop……it was a wonderful and enlightening experience (pun intended)

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Cee’s Compose Yourself Challenge – Week 13, Perspective

This week’s challenge is all about perspective and the fact that my manual focus is pretty bad

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