Regular Random – Kitchen Kitcsh

I have owned these two tiny American Folk Art Angels for many, many years. I have never photographed them before, but I was tidying up in the kitchen and moved them to put something away, I picked them up and looked at them, so sweet, so kitsch, surely they deserved their 5 minutes of fame?…

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Regular Random – Last of the Autumn Colour

Just outside my front door, I have two magnificent weeping cherry blossom trees, on either side on a large ornamental fish pond. These trees are dual purpose; in Summer they protect the front windows from harsh early morning – midday sun, in Winter when they have lost all their leaves, they let in the weak…

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Regular Random – Grevillea

I bought a new toy recently and I will eventually do a post just on that new piece of kit, but for now, I am still playing with it and learning. It is a Macro Light Ring which attaches to the end of the lens. One of the biggest problems with macro is finding enough…

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Regular Random – Two Feathered Friends

Got something a little different, but so sweet for this week’s Regular Random. While in Launceston (Tasmania) the other week we were visiting Batman Bridge (No not Batman as in Gotham) we found these two feathered friends. Such an unlikely pair, a chicken and a Peacock (I assume he is a juvenile as he doesn’t…

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Regular Random – Vintage Pink #2

Recently I bought a bunch of perfectly gorgeous vintage pink long-stemmed roses. Every day over Easter I went out and spent 5 minutes with them, slightly different backdrops, different cameras and different lenses. Soft, simple, elegant and basic. This time was one single bud, shot on my neutral canvas, I love the texture and soft palette…

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Regular Random – Banksia

On a recent day trip, I found this glorious Banksia tree with giant blossoms, almost finished, but still with some blush of colour, right next to where our car was parked. I had to grab a quick Five minutes with these before I jumped back in the car. Would you like to join RegularRandom? Here’s…

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Regular Random – Vintage Pink Roses

On the way home from work I stopped off to get a few things for dinner the other night, and walked past these pretty vintage pink rosebuds, I had to have them and couldn’t wait another minute to photograph them, before they opened up. Shot in late afternoon light by the studio window. I gave…

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Regular Random – Dark Frozen Roses

I have been featuring so many photos from my afternoon of fun with Desley, and yes, there are still plenty more to come. But, for today I will be brief. We placed the frozen apricot roses in the dark corner and placed a snoot over them, A/ to give some ambient mood and B/ to…

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Regular Random – Dried Roses

Remember Valentine’s Day, way back in Feb? Remember my beautiful red roses? Well, I had them drying in a quiet corner of the studio (yes there is one, well sort of) and I decided one afternoon after work to do a little mini photo shoot. The days are getting shorter and soon we will lose Daylight…

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Regular Random – Dried Hyrangeas

I ‘borrowed’ some hydrangea blossoms on a recent outing and they have been patiently waiting and drying in the studio, two of the three, was not brilliant, but one little head had dried nicely. This was the subject of my 5 minutes for Regular Random. Using late afternoon natural side light, shot with my Sony…

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