The Lonely Man – Stairway to Nowhere

I took a little detour on my Lonely Man series, I actually left out the apple and the key, I did leave in the clouds. I am not sure if it still ties in with the others anymore or not. But I am also happy with it as a stand-alone image too. Do you ever…

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Three Muses

Recently I invited three ladies (two I had never worked with before) into the studio for two Conceptual images. Initially, I had this whole concept shot in mind, I am still working with it in Photoshop, but on a spur of the moment, I decided to lay all three women on the floor and drape…

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Speak No Evil

Something a little different today, I recently mentioned I had three lovely ladies in the studio helping me out with some conceptual pieces…this is one of them. Speak No Evil It is said that there are three wise virtues; to speak, hear or see no evil. But evil is all around us. We are tied…

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Conceptual Art – Safe Haven

This was a conceptual piece with a difference, mostly apart from the original image of the house, the rest is using resources from artist friends, backgrounds and such. Also every time I had an idea on HOW to progress with this piece I tried to do the opposite, kind of why it possibly looks nothing…

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“Hung Out to Dry” – by Leslie Noyes

I simply adore it when one of my images sparks inspiration in another creative soul. My art spoke to someone on a deeper level, there is no other honour. So here is Leslie’s poem inspired by my conceptual image Hung out to dry. Passion had its way with her Swept her up Cast her about…

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Conceptual Portraits – A Walk in the forest

Yesterday I shared the first image in the Missing Princess series, where I capture her deeds, but not her. Today we catch up with her as she wanders a forest in the evening, warm Summer breeze and fireflies trailing along behind her. Generally, you would have your model as centre focus, not walking out of…

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Conceptual Portraits – Missing in Action

I have begun a new online course on Conceptual Portraits with my two favourite educators Brooke Shaden and Sebastian Michaels. When Brooke was here in June, I was chatting to Brooke with a few Photoshopartistry friends and we said Brooke should really get in contact with Sebastian and do something together. Six months later and…

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Conceptual Portraits – Hung up to Dry

Ever had that feeling that you have no more to give, everyone asks so much of you, you feel like you have been totally wrung out? Hung up to dry? Even when you feel totally wrecked, sometimes, just sometimes there is a guiding light a little shimmer of hope that things will get better. That…

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Conceptual Portraits – Come fly with me

If you have been following me for a while, you may remember Rachelle, possibly even this red dress and the red balloons, we had a fun-filled day a few years ago. Rachelle now lives back in New Zealand, so we don’t really get to create in the studio anymore, but I still have fond memories…

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Conceptual Portraits – Nestled

It’s been a while since I created some conceptual portraits, sure I have been busy of late doing creative ones, but nothing that really tells a story… Nestled “Everyone needs a home, something safe and secure, somewhere to come home to. Each home is different, whether you are human, bird or animal. To ward us…

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