Monday’s Musings

We have had some rather nice Spring weather, not overly warm as yet, but we will supposedly get more of that this week, just in time for a 5 days weekend for me, YES! 5 days, woohoo. So what’s on? Nothing as yet, looking at setting up a few bits and pieces, but otherwise just…

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Spring Outings – Australia Gardens

We’ve been there before, Australia Gardens, in Cranbourne (SE Victoria), this time we went with a different Photography group, as we have been many times we only went to a few selected areas. We visited the area where the birds dominate, in particular, a New England Honeyeater, which was very plentiful. We also visited the…

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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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