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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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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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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The Key to My Heart

Have you ever been in love? Or been in love with the idea of love? The butterflies in your stomach threatening to escape. Your heart beating so loudly, you fear it can be heard in the next room? The object of your affection and obsession walks into the room, you wish to hide and become…

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Tuesdays of Texture – Once I was whole.

I was once whole, I was once me – whoever Me is? How do we end up where we do? I don’t even think the bits and pieces were stolen or given away, I think just we misplace them. Who do you see when you look in the mirror? I look in the mirror and…

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