In the studio – Still Life

I really am enjoying the rich deep tones of my new door, and wanted to capture some more pretty still life. All of these captured with lovely soft afternoon natural side light (from camera left) ~ Julz

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Share your world – 22nd January 2020

Time for another Share Your World QUESTIONS: Where do you get your news? Mostly from Facebook, sounds bad I know, but if it’s important people are usually talking about it! But then sometimes it can become a bit too much and I need to switch off from that too. I rarely watch the news as it…

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In the studio – new door

I have been on the lookout for some time for a few vintage props; tin tile, sash window pane and a door of a manageable size and all at a manageable price. I recently visited yet another renovators warehouse and hoped to find a few treasures to come home. While I did find some treasures,…

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Mondays Musings

I can pretty much say I am officially back from break lol…it’s been a super busy, but fun weekend. It’s hard to believe we have almost hit the end of January. The weather has been up and down, we had smoke clear and return, we had rain come and go, yesterday some parts of Melbourne…

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Lotus blossom buds study two

Yesterday I posted images from my natural light studio shoot with my newly acquired lotus buds. This is the next session, still natural light, but this time much darker and more subdued, coming back to my dark and moody. So, so pretty… ~ Julz

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Lotus blossom buds study one

I recently visited Blue Lotus Water Gardens with some friends, such a pretty spot with lots of beautiful water lilies and lotus blossoms. At the end of our visit I decided to purchase some cut lotus buds to take home and really make a study of them. As you can see they are quite large.…

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Summer Outings – Last of the Spring roses

I recently visited Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead, in Wandin for a private Christmas luncheon. Apart from the fun and frivolity of our affair, there was also time to wander the grounds with our cameras. I adore the Rose garden, so pretty. Sadly severe hot and windy weather the other week had taken its toll,…

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Spring Outings- Cloude Hill Gardens

Some days the weather is just too good to spend inside working, and fresh air and exercise is good for us, so after I had spent most of a recent workday busy on the PC and in the studio, I could not bear it any longer and just had to get out. Moth was home…

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In the studio – Apricot Ranunculus

What do they say “it never rains, but it pours” about suddenly getting an overabundance of something you wish for?  Not only did I find the orange ranunculus, but then someone brought me some apricot ones, so back into the studio to capture these in all their glory too, such soft subtle colour. ~ Julz

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Spring Outings – Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens, Formerly known as the National Rhododendron Gardens, but it has so much more than just rhododendrons these days. We went because I was under the impression from various photos online that the Cherry Tree Orchard was in bloom, sadly it was not. However, the Crab Apple Trees were and so pretty too. We…

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