In the studio – vintage scale and weights

I am sure most of you have figured I have recently picked up a penchant for vintage kitchen stuff, two things I had been looking for was so Willow bakeware and REAL vintage scales, sure I had a set of scales circa 1960’s I guess, but I wanted older…I think these ones fit the bill,…

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In the Studio with Lisa – Part 2

I recently put up a post of Bubbles that Lisa and I did in the studio, but that is not all we did that afternoon. Lisa shares my passion for all things dark and moody, and she brought some fabulous flowers, which we played with as well as some other bits I had as well….such…

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Tuesday’s Textures

After being diagnosed with Shingles last week and spending every day since then in constant pain, I decided that I really need to do something more constructive with my time than Netflix Binge, as opposed to sulking in despair, a few days sure but then I gotta get real. Then, of course, I also heard…

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Regular Random – Dark Peonies #1

I just love dahlias and peonies, no secret there, sadly I do not get to photograph them as often as I would like, for some reason both can be hard to get hold of in my area. So when I saw these lovely soft Peonies at the local supermarket and super cheap, I had to…

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Friday Flowers – Sunflowers

On a recent day trip, we passed a roadside flower stall, there were the most amazing arrangements of Sunflowers, I had to stop and buy some, sadly I did not get to photograph them until the next day, the flowers still look amazing but the leaves, not so much… I just adore sunny bright sunflowers…all…

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Regular Random – Wisteria

One of the things I adore about Spring is the wisteria, I am not sure exactly what I like the most, the colour variations, the way it drapes in bunches, the pretty colours. I have not been out to photograph ‘real’ wisteria as yet, but I do have these. If you look closely you can…

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Still Life in the Studio – Dark and Moody

Spent a few hours in the Studio working on some new Dark and Moody for fun and ideas for an upcoming workshop. I adore the Eiffel Tower and florals on black perspex, such fantastic reflections, the red chillies were fun and the sugar on the strawberry, loads of fun, but so, SO messy!! I hope…

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Regular Random – Raspberries

I guess there really isn’t a lot to say for this week’s Regular Random, I grabbed a vintage spoon and a punnet of Raspberries, had a little play session and then a totally yummy snack! All shot with the Sony a7ii, 28-70mm lens, Strobe lighting. Would you like to join #RegularRandom? Here’s how: choose a…

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Friday Flowers – Contrasts

I recently had a friend come to visit and play in the studio, she brought with her some gifts for me, including these magnificent antlers. So we set about creating the same scene on white and then on black perspex, we wanted something soft and pretty to put with the bleached rawness of the antlers,…

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Regular Random – Grevillea

I bought a new toy recently and I will eventually do a post just on that new piece of kit, but for now, I am still playing with it and learning. It is a Macro Light Ring which attaches to the end of the lens. One of the biggest problems with macro is finding enough…

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