It’s Spring…

Well it is now officially Spring here in the Southern States, not my favourite season, but it marks the end of Winter, and I am NOT a fan of Winter at all. But, we were lucky that our stage 4 lock down was during some horrible weather, now it is on the improve, hopefully we…

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In the studio – playing with minimalism part two

I recently did a post with these same lilies on a black background and they are quite stark and minimal and beautiful. They were a joy to capture in the studio. But I wasn’t quite finished. I have been getting some beautiful Winter sunlight in the mornings, so I placed my lilies in a glass…

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In the studio – playing with minimalism part one

In my back garden I have a frog pond, sadly there are currently no frogs, we did once have frogs, but a sad mishap one hot Summer while we were on holidays meant we lost our tadpoles and the parent frogs moved (or maybe died) to more suited surrounding. We have fixed the frog pond,…

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Spring is nearly here

It’s technically still Winter here in Australia, but signs that Spring is nearly here are starting to show, out in my garden (still can’t really leave the house). Tiny buds are starting to shoot, my Hellebore is in subtle bloom, my clivia are in bud. I took some time to explore and enjoy in my…

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In the studio – Gerberas

There is nothing is as bright and cheerful as gerberas, is there? Possibly Daisies or Cosmos, but I cannot get either of them at the moment. But I did recently pick up these bright orange ones! So I spent some time playing with them in the studio… Just popped them on my chippy table in…

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Winter Outings – Fungi Hunt

So I mentioned in a post the other day that Hubby and I went on a fungi hunt with some photographer friends recently. It had rained the previous night, so the ground was extra muddy, but the clouds had stopped it from getting really cold. We had several days recently of 0C, but it was…

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Busy bees

Sometimes you just have to take what you can get, when you can get it, right? Beautiful patch of weak Winter sun on the front years one afternoon recently. A little chilly, but such lovely light. The bees were very busy in the grevillea, had to grab a few shots. The beauty of the chilly…

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Pink Roses in Macro

Still, with my beautiful pink roses, this time I grabbed my macro lens and went in a bit closer And I am still not finished, I shot these beauties over several days… ~ Julz

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Regular Random – Protea

It’s just not a #RegularRandom post until I have done a few of my favourite garden plants. This week my King White Protea, honestly the flowers once open at the size of your hand (or bigger) and they last for ages…they have just started to flower and will take a few weeks until they open.…

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Signs of improvement

It’s hard to believe I am currently four weeks post-op after my shoulder surgery. I’m not really in any pain, just occasionally if I move it suddenly or get bumped. I have been sleeping in the spare room, last night I tried to sleep in my own bed, but just couldn’t settle so I went…

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