Regular Random – A Valentine Rose #1

My sweet Hubby bought me some stunning red roses for Valentine’s Day, let me say that generally, this is not something we go for, too commercial, but we missed our 27th Wedding Anniversary due to work commitments, so we decided to have a little splurge this year. I bought him chocolates and he bought me…

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Regular Random – 5 Minutes with my new Planner

I recently wrote a post about my introduction to the world of Planners,Β I had decided,Β as it seems to be the thing to do, I would set up a little mini Still Life session. It was later in the afternoon, soft gorgeous light coming in through the studio window, the more I use both my window…

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Regular Random – Dying Chrysanthemum

I bought some Chrysanthemums for a photo shoot and as per usual did a few little mini shoots as well, then promptly forget them! I was tidying up in the studio days later and noticed they were nearly dead, but I plucked this last one and had a quick little play, great for Regular Random,…

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Regular Random – Sweets for the Sweet

I missed last week’s Regular Random, a week before Christmas and everything was so hectic, sometimes you just gotta let things slide. This week I had a few days to potter and play in the studio and something I have been meaning to do is photograph this gorgeous coffee cup Desley gifted to me and…

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Regular Random – 5 Minutes with a Crystal Ball

I often joke that I wish I had a crystal ball, the truth is I already do, just not the future telling kind πŸ™‚ It’s not an overly large one, but it is real crystal and rather heavy in the camera bag, so I often leave it at home; but on a recent photo club…

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Regular Random – Spring Gerbera Pt 1

What is Spring without some beautiful flowers? So for this week’s Regular Random, I bought some beautiful soft cream gerbera to play with, out in the wonderful sunshine. I had such a lovely afternoon, I decided to change the props and flowers up a bit and did another 5 minutes, which I will leave for…

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Regular Random – Muffin Break, Apple and Cinnamon

Inspired by Desley’s Beetroot and Chocolate Muffin last week, I decided to do my own little mini shoot, experimenting with my 50mm, 18-70mm and 18-200mm and the 16mm extension tube. Click on each image below for image specs. Featuring a yummy apple and cinnamon muffin and a cuppa tea, no fancy muffins this week. It’s…

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Regular Random – Dandelion Seed

I recently acquired some extension tubes for my Sonya7ii (thisΒ a tube fitted to a camera between the body and lens to shorten the distance of closest focus of an object so that close-up pictures can be taken). As much as I love the new Sony, I don’t have a macro lens and they are expensive,…

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Regular Random – Behind the scenes

Every week, I am looking for something a little bit different to share for regular random, we’ve done pets and flowers and all sorts of things. This week I thought I would share five minutes behind the scenes at a recent photo shoot. This is my Hubby being turned into Gomez Addams for an Addams…

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Regular Random – Lavender Fields

On a recent day trip, I took a few moments to play with my 50mm prime and some lavender bushes, I adore the look and smell of lavender and I had a lot of fun chasing the bees busily working away. There have been a few bee photos of lately, but I guess Spring is…

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