Regular Random – Red, Red Roses

I recently bought some red roses and used them for several things, including a workshop. They were just so beautiful I had to do a quick 5 minutes on the white perspex, for some added simplicity… Shot on Sony a7ii on either ISO 50 or 100, 30mm F/5.0, shot with a Strobe on white perspex,…

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Still Life in the Studio – Light and Bright

I spent quite a bit of time in the Studio recently with a friend photographing some Still Life, we spent most of the first day shooting Light and Bright, pretty pastels and some fabulous antlers she bought for me as a gift, as well as the floral Tea Cup, the white star vase, and other…

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Friday Flowers – Contrasts

I recently had a friend come to visit and play in the studio, she brought with her some gifts for me, including these magnificent antlers. So we set about creating the same scene on white and then on black perspex, we wanted something soft and pretty to put with the bleached rawness of the antlers,…

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Share Your World – 3rd July 2018

We are officially over half way through the year, how the hell did that happen? I cannot get over just how fast this year is going, is it just me? Time for another Share Your World Tell us about your first bicycle or car? I really cannot remember too much about my first bicycle, I vaguely…

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Fridays Flowers

Sadly no fresh flowers, I would have bought some, but this shoot was on the fly, while waiting for a client and I had to use my collection of dried flowers, still so pretty. I had this lovely new backdrop I had not had a chance to play with as yet, it’s part of a…

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Regular Random – Last of the Autumn Colour

Just outside my front door, I have two magnificent weeping cherry blossom trees, on either side on a large ornamental fish pond. These trees are dual purpose; in Summer they protect the front windows from harsh early morning – midday sun, in Winter when they have lost all their leaves, they let in the weak…

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Friday Flowers – Magnolia “Star Wars”

It’s been a while since I did a Friday Flowers post,  so I thought I would fix that with something I spotted on a recent outing. It was the first weekend of Winter, and I came across this Magnolia tree, with a few tenacious buds sprouting, such a pretty colour and then I noticed the…

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Regular Random – Pink Roses

Last week I featured the beautiful flowers my daughter gave me for Mother’s Day, so this week I thought I would feature the sweet pink roses I bought for my Mum for Mother’s Day…I was a bit cheeky and took a few snaps before we went over there. This time I decided to use the…

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Regular Random – Mother’s Day Flowers

Today’s post is a bit later than normal, it is Mother’s Day here in Australia, making it a rather busy day, but I did receive some lovely flowers from my Youngest Daughter (who lives in Brisbane), hand delivered by my eldest Daughter who is still currently living with us, cheeky buggers – got to love…

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Regular Random – Vintage Roses #3

Another rose set for this week’s Regular Random, I took a 5 minute set each day over Easter, this time I decided to get the Nikon D7100 out of retirement and put the Tamron 90mm Macro on it. I forgot how much I enjoy a proper macro. I love being able to capture all the…

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