Fabulous Friday – Skull Study

I recently was playing with some black and white perspex and a glass skull (Vodka bottle) and some natural light. I thought I would share them as they are rather striking…don’t you think? ~ Julz    

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A Little Macro Magic

I have been working almost exclusively with my Sony 50mm Macro lens of late, I adore it, the images are superb. I decided one very hot day to grab some ordinary household items and have a play…this is a kitchen fork on black Perspex (or Plexiglass) and some natural light. ISO100, F/4.5, 1/60 second. I…

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In The Studio – In Bed with Marilyn

Inspired by Douglas Kirkland’s White Sheet shoot with Marilyn Monroe in 1961, the softness, the feminity, the innocence and subtle sexuality of Marilyn, we wanted to recreate the ‘feel’ of those iconic photos.  I am totally in love with these White Sheet Boudoir style shots, especially in Black and White and will hopefully be doing…

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White Sheet Boudoir – Gemma

I am adoring the high key B&W of these old school boudoir photos I have been doing of late. The high key seems so soft and flattering, white sheets and backdrop allowing subtle shadows and highlights to blend into the background. I dare my clients to get as bare as they dare! Gemma dared and…

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In the Studio – with a Private Eye

It feels like forever since I did a really big Conceptual project in the Studio. As per usual it started months ago with a single image, this one, and it went from there. Costumes obviously had to be found, great red velvet 1930s style dress and fascinator, pearls and garter for my mysterious women (Of…

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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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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge – Water

I completely forgot to post this the other week, so I am posting it now This week’s challenge from Cee was B&W water, how could I resist, I often feel that seawater must run through my veins, it is where I feel solace, and peace and tranquility, a special sort of calm washes over me when…

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In the Studio with Jess Ami

Just before Christmas, Jess and I scheduled an afternoon for a play session in the studio, we both wanted to do something a little different and just casual and fun. So we did a casual photo shoot, no fancy clothes or edits or even digital art, just some fun and flirty portraits, getting back to…

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Cee’s B&W White – Things found in my Kitchen

It’s been a while, but I thought I might jump in for this week’ B&W Challenge by Cee, things found in my Kitchen ~ Julz

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Regular Random – Dandelion Seed

I recently acquired some extension tubes for my Sonya7ii (this 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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