In the studio with Autumn raspberries

I was recently playing in the studio, with my new chippy table and my new vintage scales and a vintage ladle (getting such a collection of vintage of late), I had some fresh Autumn raspberries that I had got for a workshop. It was early morning, and my window faces East, so the light was…

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For the Love of Food

Create mouth watering images, that make your viewer crave your dish…

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In the studio with Chef Judy Pt 4

Over the past few weeks, I have been featuring some of the images captured during a session with Chef Judy Keegan. Last week was Death by Chocolate, this week something almost as decadent Chocolate Brownies We used Coloured Food Powder on this one, Blue and Gold…up until a few days before this shoot I didn’t…

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In the studio with Chef Judy Pt 3

So far I have featured two of the wonderful Food shoots I did with Chef Judy in the studio, she came to learn about lighting and styling, but I think I learned a lot too about prep and serving and little tips and tricks, like making chocolate rose leaves and drizzling chocolate over desserts and…

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In the studio with Chef Judy Pt 2

Last week I shared the images of Judy’s wonderful Banana & Fig Bread, the smells were divine. Today I thought I would share the Orange and Passionfruit Yo-Yos from the same day. We actually had so much fun recreating this scene again and then expanding on it. These are Dairy and Egg Free, so I…

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In the Studio – with Chef Judy Pt1

No, not Judge Judy, but Chef Judy visited me in the studio the other week with some amazing home cooked treats, today I am sharing just one…Banana and Fig Bread, the smell was heavenly in the studio. We wanted to capture some simple country styling to emphasise the home-made country look and feel of this…

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Regular Random – Raspberry Friand

Let’s take a small break from the New Zealand trip, shall we? I felt like I had been holed up on the PC for days, sorting through photos and writing blogs posts, so I decided to go run a few errands, I picked myself up a yummy Raspberry Friand for my afternoon tea, and decided…

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In the Studio – Star Anise

A few shots were taken in the studio on a stinking hot day, of some Star Anise, keeping it super simple, an old timber crate, some vintage brass scoops and my macro lens… Love the details, the heat of the day really brought the aroma out too… ~ Julz

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The Family Cookbook

This post may seem a little random but bare with me. I have a cookbook, it’s quite old I think it was given to me when I first moved out of home, some 35 years ago. I have handwritten recipes in it, I used to cook ALL the time, cakes and slices and lasagna and…

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In The Studio – Summer Cherries

I posted some Blueberries last week, these cherries were part of the same project which got dumped, but still sharing them here, along with a behind the scenes set up shot. Sometimes things don’t always go as planned, but it is OK, because it has made me work harder than ever to create something truly…

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