Tuesday’s Textures

I spent most of last week feeling miserable and trying to sit and concentrate on anything was difficult, so I took this image (Lake Taupo, NZ) and just played with it, I adored the Monotone image, the calmness of the water and I simply made it a little more painterly. ~ Julz, xo

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Share Your World – 22nd January 2019

Another week, another set of Questions from Melanie QUESTIONS: What’s the closest thing you’ve experienced to real magic? Well, there is magic and then there is magic I guess. I often feel magic when I pick up the camera and create something wonderful, then there is the magic I create in Photoshop (bragging huh?), then there…

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Tuesdays Texture…

You May have already seen these, I do adore them, I have not sat down and done any Light Sculpting in the longest time, need to do some more. Which reminds me I guess, did you know I have a range of Textures, Lightroom Presets and Photoshop FX and Overlays for sale on my updated…

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Celebrating Success

OK time to toot my own horn again, and why not, this time I won 9th place overall and 5th place in Photography & Digital Art in January Light Space and Time “All Women Exhibition’, with Cleopatra, I also won a Special Mention with Siren, both images featuring the wonderful Jess Ami https://www.lightspacetime.art/all-women-2019-art-exhibition-overall-category/ https://www.lightspacetime.art/all-women-2019-art-exhibition-photography-digital-category/ Nice…

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Tuesdays Textures – Cleopatra’s Cat

I recently had an Egyptian, Cleopatra themed studio shoot (I will post some more images soon), we were initially going to have a rather large python, but we had a last minute cancellation – which I think model Jess was quietly pleased about. Good news for all of us, especially Jess we had the fabulous…

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Mondays Musings…

What started off as a slow week, ended up quite busy. Jess joined me in the studio for an impromptu photo shoot, I wanted to try some different lighting and posing, I have only just discovered Emily Soto and some of her work really spoke to me and I wanted to just play. I had…

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Regular Random – Garden Statues

Last week’s Regular Random was a water lizard I came across at the Mount Coot-Tha Botanic gardens, this week I thought I’d share a few statues from the same gardens. Not sure if it was a full 5 minutes here, but these little bronze statues were so cute. Most people outside Australia know our Kangaroo…

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Weekend Wanderings – Mount Tamborine

On a recent trip to the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia I was a guest speaker at a photography convention, Moth had free time to himself and visited a few places including the Swell Sculpture festival (I am still to see the photos) and a few waterfalls and such. He visited one such waterfall up…

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Winter Workshops – More Vintage Boho

A few weeks ago, I ran another portrait workshop, this time a Studio basics, on posing and direction with natural and studio lights. It was so fun and relaxed, I even managed to grab a few quite shots. Love the hi key black and white effect on these ones. Everyone had a blast, especially Jess,…

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Monday Musings…

Still been crazy busy, but not as bad as the last few weeks, I had one Client portrait shoot and two client photo reveals, plus on Saturday I had Hayley and Ian back in the studio for a super fun day of creative photos. This time it was a Dick Tracey inspired Private Eye Detective…

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