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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Monday Musings

Another week, another shoot, only one but such a massive day we did 7 concepts in one day, different costumes, different makeup, mostly just two sets. This is just a tiny taste of just how awesome it was. Actually, we had no idea WHAT to call this shoot so it got nicknamed our Awesome day…

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Tuesdays Textures – Dreaming of Summer

The base photo for this image was taken of Jess in the studio, I knew I wanted to do something a little different but initially was not quite sure what. I through around a few ideas. I wanted the mirror to be a portal to another world, another time or location. Both are taken at…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Urban Jungle

I created this piece of art just for fun, the model image is by Caroline Julia Moore (I have her permission). I even wrote a short story to go with it, it’s been far too long.  Through some of the smoke haze that was beginning to clear, she could see the shattered remnants of the…

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Mondays Musings…

Last week was such a busy week, I did a Vampire inspired Couples Shoot with Jess and a new model Dragon Night – now there is an interesting character, I will fill you in on that soon. It was a mid-week evening shoot, which I normally don’t do, but with so many creatives and work…

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Tuesday Textures – Art of Tasmania

After I finally got through a quick edit of most of the photos from our trip to Tasmania, I went back and re-edited a few images, giving a more painterly feel and in the case of Bridestowe, adding some lavender, which was sadly missing when we visited. I really wanted the keep the warmth and…

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In the Studio – Introducing Zed Archibald

I had a call from one of my makeup artists’ Ally “Julz, you need to meet this kid Zed, he’s cool and I think he’ll be really cool to work with, he’s just started to get into modelling”. So I am like “send me his pic and some ideas and let’s see what works”. Zed (his…

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Tuesday’s Textures…

They often tell me I am Brave and Creative and Imaginative, and perhaps I am. But I often just see myself as inquisitive,  but shy and scared. “Fear is the Dream Killer” – Seth Godin  This is so true, there were times when I did not do something because I feared people would ridicule me,…

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In the Studio – Beauty and The Beast Pt 2

Jess had bought herself a Belle dress and really wanted to do a Disney Princess inspired studio session. Micaela joined us for the hair and make-up, so the team was back together again. We did have a little trouble with our Beast, after a few failed attempts with male models, Moth got roped into it. …

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Tuesday’s Textures…

Going back a little to my Composite days on this one, I had this idea of photographing some of the outfits from the studio wardrobe on mannequins, then removing the mannequins and creating a fantasy sequence. Looking from one doorway into a fantasy woodland world, I think the headless winged fairy creature sort of comes…

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