In the Studio – Cleopatra

I was recently asked to visit another studio on the other side of town for a Cleopatra/Egyptian themed photographic shoot. I am sure if you have been following my blog for a while you will know I have a love of ancient Egypt and it is a major bucket list item, I hope to one…

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Monday’s Musings…

Such a busy weekend, I need a rest.  I had a super huge week as well. Last Monday I photographed a local council kids after school activity program, run by my friend Gemma from Circus Tricks, so well attended and so much fun. I spent Friday, Saturday, Sunday behind the camera and I am still…

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Out of the Studio – Hayley & Tizzy in the Forest

A few months ago, Hayley and I planned a Medieval Styled shoot with her now 13-month-old Irish Wolf Hound, Tizzy we thought the Warburton Redwood Forest would be the perfect setting, we arranged costumes and planned out how we wanted the images to look, I wanted a very Maid Marion vibe. So recently the day…

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In the Studio – The White Rabbit

Even though I have officially retired Dapper Rabbit, I still have the Rabbit head, and he was brought out for an Alice in Wonderland, that never quite happened, but my Photographer friend Sue, still wanted to capture some bunny pics. I only took a few, as this was her want, A different costume and some…

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Re-Writing Goldilocks

Even when I was a child, Goldilocks was known as a bit of a troublemaker, we already know this, yet she is still treated as a beloved fairy-tale. I was not aware of just HOW bad she got in this day and age. No longer sweet little girl in a simple yellow frock and blonde…

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In the Studio – Medieval Maiden Fair

Almost coming to an end with my Ballarat Creative photos, this last one was done on a whim, I fell in love with this dress, the crown and model Blade. I had a blast creating some truly epic visions both in the studio and the backyard.  It also prompted me to buy a few new…

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Out of the Studio – Lady in the Lake

Blade……Technically it is Lady of the Lake, but poor Blade was in the lake. The Lady of the Lake is a character of Arthurian legend. Different writers give her different names. Her roles include giving King Arthur his sword, Excalibur, taking Arthur to Camelot after the Battle of Camlann, raising Lancelotafter the death of his father, and of enchanting Merlin. She is called Nimue, Viviane,…

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Tuesdays of Texture – Pandora

Pandora’s box is an artifact in Greek mythology connected with the myth of Pandora in Hesiod’s Works and Days. The container mentioned in the original story was actually a large storage jar but the word was later mistranslated as “box.” In modern times an idiom has grown from it meaning “Any source of great and unexpected troubles”, or alternatively “A present which seems valuable…

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Tuesday’s of Texture

…Why hast thou forsaken me, my love? I offered my heart, my soul and you gave nothing in return, tore my heart from me and left me a hollow shell…

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Visiting the Gold Coast – Surfers Paradise

I was asked to be Keynote Speaker at the APS Convention in Queensland, read more about it

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