In the studio…Kodak and Hydraganeas

Spending some quiet time in the studio and doing some light painting is a great form of mediation and self-soothing. It’s quiet and calming and there is a rhythm required that stills the mind and allows you to concentrate on the task at hand. Plus I really enjoy both the shooting and the editing of…

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In the studio – a little vintage love

I bought this vase, pearls and such for our Gatsby shoot a few weeks ago, so sad that it was still just sitting there. There have been no other shoots. Before I packed it all away I thought I might do a little vintage love and some light painting. That vase and the pearls were…

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In the studio – with Ms Fisher

We recently did what is probably our last model shoot for the moment, due to this damn Corona Virus. It was originally half of a workshop, but Emily had put so much time and effort into the costumes, the dress the new hat, Verdessa Fairy had made the headpiece, I finally got my new backdrop…

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In the studio – 1920s Great Gatsby

Sadly this was to be my last portrait shoot in the studio, at least we ended on a bang and not a whimper hey? All of this was actually put together for a workshop, thanks to a certain virus, that workshop was cancelled, or at least postponed indefinitely. But Emily had the dress, Bec had…

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In the studio – The girl in the Rose- Gold coloured dress

I won this dress and headpiece in a bushfire fundraiser auction. I actually have some grand plans for this dress, but the weather has not been cooperating. We normally have such wonderful weather in March and April, but not this year. So I figured I would capture something with it in the studio. It was…

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In the Studio – The Girl in the Purple dress

I recently posted about the girl in the peacock green dress, such a fabulous day in the studio, however we were not done. I had won this gorgeous dress in a bushfire relief auction and had been dying to use it in the studio, so Bec who is just so generous and giving of her…

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In the Studio – The girl in the Peacock Green Dress

Before the studio was shut down indefinitely to the outside world, I was lucky to have two final, amazing sessions, this was one of them. So glad I managed to get them shot. Of course, I cannot wait to shoot more, but I guess that may have to wait. Many many years ago, I came…

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Emily, the ballerina

As I said the other day, I had a ballerina in the studio, Emily. She bought some gorgeous costumes and we had such a fun and lovely morning. We did white, black and a red outfit (I love my reds!) We got out the smoke machine and the bubble machine I even played with some…

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In the Studio – Medusa

This post has been a little while coming…a bit like the piece itself. We made so many of the props and costume for this shoot. I purchased the vivid green hair and short sword, but pretty much everything else we made. I wanted to capture a mythical and mystical Medusa but had no clear vision…

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In the studio – Dark and Moody

I managed to spend some time in the studio this week, just getting back to basics. My classes start back this week and while I am teaching and running some portrait workshops first, I then have some still life and such coming up too. Plus still life calms and centres me… So this week I…

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