Light Painting – Figs

I love being about to mix my love of food photography and light painting, these figs and my wooden corbel at just so beautifully matched, along with my favourite Tyvek backdrop and my chippy timber table. I have been getting a LOT of lovely comments on social media…I adore it when things just WORK! Figs…

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Floating Fruit Workshop

My CPV Photography group holds lots of workshops, I am sometimes the teacher, some times the student…this day I was the student. Now the premise of floating fruit is actually quite easy, the actual act of creation is harder than it looks. These are the finished images We used black and white acrylic but decided…

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Mondays Musings…

Another busy weekend, Hubby and I took the camera in to get the sensors cleaned before our next trip away, while we were waiting we went and saw the new Lion King movie; loved it. Fabulous and the detail was amazing. If you have not seen it yet, do. Ignore the critics who usually can’t…

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Pinnochio’s Apple

I recently purchased this wooden modelling arm, I think it is aimed at people who paint or draw still life, but I decided to use it to create still life. I really wanted to create a series, of this hand holding everyday objects, like this apple. It is a piece of light painting, but it…

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Capturing the details

I recently had my friend Lisa come over to play and experiment in the studio, always a fun day, some days we have no idea of what we are doing and other days it is totally planned out. This day was planned, we had previously tried to shoot some flowers on a homemade lightbox, which…

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Regular Random – cherries on a plate

I recently did a quick mini photoshoot, normally I work my way through an image and only show the end result, but this day I decided to show from the initial photo, through the end and final three photos. The plate and the main cherries did not move, just me the camera, the linen, the…

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Share your world – 9th July 2019

QUESTIONS:   Now I realize that everyone doing SYW doesn’t live on this side of the world and on the other side of the world it’s now winter.   So substitute, if you’d like and if it’s more appropriate, “winter” for summer and answer the questions that way.    Yes here in Australia, it is Winter, I…

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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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In the Studio – Blueberries

I took these blueberry shots a little while ago and was saving them for a project, apparently, another photographer felt they have a monopoly on blueberries and took a dislike to my using them, sadly they are a no go on my little project, they are still pretty so I thought I would share them…

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Regular Random – Raspberries

I guess there really isn’t a lot to say for this week’s Regular Random, I grabbed a vintage spoon and a punnet of Raspberries, had a little play session and then a totally yummy snack! All shot with the Sony a7ii, 28-70mm lens, Strobe lighting. Would you like to join #RegularRandom? Here’s how: choose a…

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