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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In The Studio – Rain Drops

Well, water drops actually but raindrops sounded so good, we have not had any rain here for a while…everything is so dry and all the grasses are brown and dying, really are coming into bush fire season now. I had been playing in the studio with my macro lens and wanted to capture the water…

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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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In the Studio – Backlighting

I was shooting some pretty flowers I was given in some backlight the other day for my Sunday Stills class, and they just looked so pretty I thought I would share them here…it’s been a while since I shared some pretty flowers, some still life. Why is it sometimes we forget the simple joys in…

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In the Studio – Live, Laugh, Share & Create #2

Last week I shared a post about my first My Creative Journey get together, Live, Laugh, Share & Create, this weekend just gone was the second, due to various reason we had a few dropped out and there was just three of us, Lisa and Sue have both shot with me before, so we decided…

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For the Love of Food – Just Released

I have been busily cooking and photographing up a storm for my brand new online classes, which has just gone live…I have been really busy just putting the finishing touches on it before it went live, and now it has. If you would like a Sneak Peek of what is in store, please feel free…

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In the Studio – Live, Laugh, Share and Create

As some of you may, or may not be aware I have set up a new online classroom with a Private Facebook Group, My Creative Journey¬†you can join in too if you wish – it is totally free. I am now hosting to several different countries, but it did start with a group of women…

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In the Studio – A New Muse – Richard Wood

Recently, I posted about a new Studio Muse in photographer Emily Soto, this week is Kiwi Photographer Richard Wood, I found him about the same time. I enrolled in his Master Class and have been loving every minute, the fine details, the craft, the imagination, fills me with ideas and excitement, he teaches nothing new…

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Out of the Studio – Hayley & Liam

A little while ago I featured some photos I took of my main Muse Jess and her Autistic son, Connor,¬† This week I managed to get some stunning lifestyle shots of Hayley and her son Liam. I seem to be able to bring out the best in these kids when no-one else seems to have…

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