Spring Outings – Cloudehill Revisited

Those that have been following me for a while will notice reoccurring places I visit, one such place is Cloudehill Gardens and Nursery in Olinda every Spring, this year we are a little early, too early as it turned out, not much bloom or colour, apart from a few early Magnolia and the Daffodils. Still,…

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In The Studio – Still Life with Lisa

The first day of Spring was wet cold and quite horrible, I had invited a fellow photographer friend over to practice some photography skills in the studio, it had been far too long between Still Life shoots for me. I had borrowed a friends 50mm Macro lens to try on my Sony a7, as I…

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Monday Musings…

A lovely quiet weekend, just what was required for my birthday weekend. Yes, I celebrated my 50 something birthday yesterday with little fanfare, I mean why bother, I just wanted to do something I enjoyed with people I loved. So Friday I did a few chores and bits and pieces, finished off items for our…

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Regular Randoms – Australian Natives

I recently spent some time in the studio, playing with a borrowed macro lens and a bunch of Australian Natives a friend bought with her to play with. The light was extremely poor this day so I stayed with diffused studio lights, it was good to be working with a macro lens again, as opposed…

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Fabulous Friday – Last Rays

Last week I shared an image that won a Special Merit in the Light Space & Time Botanical Comp, this one also received an Hon. Mention. This is the ‘twin’ to another image I entered last year, which also did quite well, same type of bird a Helmeted Honeyeater, and similar blossoms and colouring. I…

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Regular Random – Spring Daffodils

Yesterday was the first day of Spring for us Aussies, So I celebrated with a friend, by spending the whole afternoon in the studio with some fresh spring flowers; in particular Daffodils. I had also borrowed a 50mm Macro lens to play with for the day, I am deciding whether to get a 50mm, 60mm…

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Fridays Flowers – Posey

Not sure if I shared this image or not, but it received a Special mention last month in a Photographic Competition, Light Space & Time – Botanicals I hope you enjoy some flowers on your Friday and I hope you have an amazing weekend… ~ Julz, xo

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Regular Random – Vintage Watering Can

I bought this vintage look watering can ages ago and have never done anything with it, so while I was waiting for a client to arrive I spent a few minutes playing around with it and some silk flowers. All shot on the Sony A7ii with my 28-70mm lens, mostly studio flash to fill in…

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Regular Random – Cabbage Rose #2

So last week I featured some photos I took of some recently acquired cabbage roses, these were such fun to work with, sadly did not last weeks and weeks as promised, but I still managed to do a few shots with them. This week is on black perspex, loving the reflections. Shot with Sony a7ii…

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Fabulous Friday Flowers- Simple White Gerbera

A simple offering today of a beautiful white gerbera, such a happy feel good flower I literally have an EPIC weekend this weekend and will not be back on deck until Tuesday, and I will begin to fill you all in on that. I wish you fun, adventures and most of all laughter on this…

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