Regular Random – Peonies #2

Last week I featured some lovely peonies I picked up at the grocery store, This week I thought I would feature a few more, this time with a fabulous vintage bottle and a brass dish I picked up at a flea market… Would you like to join  Regular Random? choose a subject or a scene…

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Friday Flowers – More Sunflowers

You didn’t think I was just going to do one post about my Sunflowers, did you? I spent a few days photographing these beauties, I did sadly need to snip off the leaves, as they were not faring too well. This time as well as some more traditional Still Life I also placed them on…

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Regular Random – Peonies

Desley over at Musing of a Frequently Flying Scientist recently featured some stunning images of peonies, they were all so pretty and I said I would love to shoot some myself, as soon as I find some. That very afternoon I popped out to do some grocery shopping…and there they were. See! ask and you shall…

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Friday Flowers – Sunflowers

On a recent day trip, we passed a roadside flower stall, there were the most amazing arrangements of Sunflowers, I had to stop and buy some, sadly I did not get to photograph them until the next day, the flowers still look amazing but the leaves, not so much… I just adore sunny bright sunflowers…all…

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Regular Random – Bottle Brush in vase

I love Spring in our garden, so many interesting, colourful and architectural plants are in bloom, including this bottle brush, also known as Callistemon. We planted this bush several years ago and this is the first year it has really bloomed. It is covered in tiny seed pods, just waiting to burst open. I cut…

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Spring Outings – Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens

Sundays are my days off to play or catch up on family stuff, occasionally when I am really busy, editing and client stuff too. But recently I have been finding a slightly better work/life balance (well so I keep telling myself). So last Sunday we headed off with one of our photography groups to the…

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Monday’s Musings

We have had some rather nice Spring weather, not overly warm as yet, but we will supposedly get more of that this week, just in time for a 5 days weekend for me, YES! 5 days, woohoo. So what’s on? Nothing as yet, looking at setting up a few bits and pieces, but otherwise just…

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Regular Random – Honeybees

I recently bought myself a new macro lens for the Sony, I borrowed one off a friend to try and really liked it a lot, so with some birthday money I bought my own. I really was missing my big Tamron for macro, but this is much smaller, lighter and exceptional quality. While visiting one…

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Monday Musings

I have literally just spent three days at home not doing much, but at the same time accomplished a lot. I spent most of Friday playing catch up paperwork, edits, business stuff, also did some online training as well…it’s always good to keep learning new things. I also had a bit of a play with…

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Regular Random – Purple Iris

It’s Spring, heading towards Summer here in the southern latitudes and the days are getting longer and warmer, the gardens although a bit scruffy from neglect these last few months, are stilling coming rose…err well, iris at any rate. So on a sunny afternoon (while I should have been doing paperwork and accounts – so…

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