Tuesday’s Textures – Magnolia

This was created from an image I took of a silk flower, it needed a little bit of artistic treatment, so I played in Photoshop, with some of my Texture Packs ~ 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 – A New Muse – Richard Wood

Recently, I posted about a new Studio Muse in photographer Emily Soto, this week is Kiwi Photographer Richard Wood, I found him about the same time. I enrolled in his Master Class and have been loving every minute, the fine details, the craft, the imagination, fills me with ideas and excitement, he teaches nothing new…

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Celebrating Success

OK time to toot my own horn again, and why not, this time I won 9th place overall and 5th place in Photography & Digital Art in January Light Space and Time “All Women Exhibition’, with Cleopatra, I also won a Special Mention with Siren, both images featuring the wonderful Jess Ami https://www.lightspacetime.art/all-women-2019-art-exhibition-overall-category/ https://www.lightspacetime.art/all-women-2019-art-exhibition-photography-digital-category/ Nice…

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Surrender – Digital Fine Art

Light will someday split you open even if your life is now a cage. Little by Little. You will turn into stars. Little by little. You will turn into the whole sweet amorous Universe – Hafiz Featuring model Blade Whittaker, this was originally shot in a pool, here is the Before Photo Many hand-painted elements,…

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Tuesdays Textures – Cleopatra’s Cat

I recently had an Egyptian, Cleopatra themed studio shoot (I will post some more images soon), we were initially going to have a rather large python, but we had a last minute cancellation – which I think model Jess was quietly pleased about. Good news for all of us, especially Jess we had the fabulous…

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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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Tuesday’s of Texture

To be honest, I was just fluffing around with this piece on my long weekend, none of it is my content (that was my point) it is a composite of about 5 or 6 different images, he is such a cute kid… I still get all arty every now and then ūüôā ~ Julz

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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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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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