A Little Macro Magic

I have been working almost exclusively with my Sony 50mm Macro lens of late, I adore it, the images are superb. I decided one very hot day to grab some ordinary household items and have a play…this is a kitchen fork on black Perspex (or Plexiglass) and some natural light. ISO100, F/4.5, 1/60 second. I…

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White Sheet Boudoir – Gemma

I am adoring the high key B&W of these old school boudoir photos I have been doing of late. The high key seems so soft and flattering, white sheets and backdrop allowing subtle shadows and highlights to blend into the background. I dare my clients to get as bare as they dare! Gemma dared and…

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In the Studio – with a Private Eye

It feels like forever since I did a really big Conceptual project in the Studio. As per usual it started months ago with a single image, this one, and it went from there. Costumes obviously had to be found, great red velvet 1930s style dress and fascinator, pearls and garter for my mysterious women (Of…

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Fabulous Friday

No flowers today, but how fabulous are these? Some sticks and seedpods I found in the studio, completely forgot I had them hidden away. Set them up on some white perspex and a studio light…voila! I love the textural elements and the interesting shadows. Stark almost black and white feel to the images, even though…

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge – Water

I completely forgot to post this the other week, so I am posting it now This week’s challenge from Cee was B&W water, how could I resist, I often feel that seawater must run through my veins, it is where I feel solace, and peaceΒ and tranquility, a special sort of calm washes over me when…

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Cee’s B&W White – Things found in my Kitchen

It’s been a while, but I thought I might jump in for this week’ B&W Challenge by Cee, things found in my Kitchen ~ Julz

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Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge – Buildings

Cee’s challenge this week is Buildings, check out her page, she had me at the Lighthouse πŸ™‚ Personally I’m not one for architecture, but I do adore an old building or even better a crumbling and decayed building…..so much history and the stories those old bricks and boards could tell. I know some people are…

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Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge – Letter W or X

At the tail end of Cee’s Letter B&W Challenge now with W or X, struggling to find X, and in the end just stuck with a few W, -water, windows, walkway and wallabies (which is more of a monotone than a B&W). Which I guess leaves next week with Y and Z…….that could prove interesting…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – All one colour

I found this week’s challenge…….well a challenge. I rarely take pictures of something all of one colour, monotone or monochromatic as it were. I love pops of colour, even if I am working in one tonal range I still usually add in something, Β a little pop to add contrast and depth. So this week’s challenge…

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Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge – Letters U or V

Playing a bit free and easy with this week’s top of the Letter V or U for Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge; various vintage (cars, paddle steamers and train sheds). Street vendors, under bridges, how about undecided? Pushing huh? Join us for the fun and games? Visit Cee’s page for further instructions and upcoming challenge themes.…

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