Light Painting – Pandoras Box

I adore this gold box, it belongs to a photographer friend and I seem to find reasons to shoot it every chance I go there, I have nicknamed in Pandora’s Box, I could not resist a little light painting with it while I visited her studio recently. Camera and Settings – Sony a7ii, 50mm, F/11,…

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Tuesdays of Texture – Tulips in Gold

I bought my Mum some tulips for Mother’s Day recently and I had to have a mini session with the camera, of course, I then took it a step further and felt I needed to play with some textures and a painterly effect…so, so pretty. ~ Julz, xo P.S. I will feature the actual flowers…

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An artists palette

Learn to create unique and beautifully crafted images in Photoshop & Topaz using these painterly techniques, with Award Winning Digital Artist – Julie Powell…BRAND NEW!

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Tuesday’s Textures – Still Life

Yet another Light Painting, this time more of a traditional Still Life format I am now running two totally sold out workshops on HOW to achieve this look and feel, can’t wait – I hope they go really well…this might be my new ticket item for this year, just as well as running my Dark…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Newton’s Apple

I saw a similar image posted on Photoportrayal on IG, loved his version and wanted to do something similar, but of course, with my own spin on it…this was LOTS of fun doing this shoot…I love the play on the floating apple, or a falling apple, hence Newton’s Apple – gravity and such. Arhhhh! but…

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Tuesdays Textures – Light Painting with Magnolia

I have been back in the studio, experimenting and playing with Light Painting, I decided to try some ‘floating’ fruit and flowers, the magnolia branch is suspended from a stand off to the side, giving the illusion of it floating in mid-air, or hovering above the box. Have a wonderful week… ~ Julz, xo

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Tuesday’s Textures – Watercolour

Yes, a shameless piece of self-promotion here 🙂 I created this piece from a flower shot from Hamilton Gardens in NZ and my brand new Soft Water Colours Collection of Digital Creative Textures and Backgrounds. I am getting quite a collection now on my website – go check it out Have a fabulous week… ~Julz,…

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Light Painting – Hydrangea

I finally had some free time to myself in the studio and decided that I really wanted to play with some Light Painting, Light Sculpting, whatever you would like to call it. Essentially it involves me sitting in a dark studio and over the period of a minute or two, lighting my subject with a…

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Celebrating the Wins…

Sometimes in life, you just have to take stock and celebrate the small wins, and of course the big ones too. Earlier this week two of my images received a Special Merit & an Honorary Mention in Light Space and Time “Figurative” Competition. True I was a little disappointed I did not receive a place,…

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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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