Regular Random – Dried Lavender

Somedays you just have to touch base with your love, your passion, sure I have really been working with my Still Life, but I spent a few minutes really getting Dark and Moody – definitely my signature style! I had recently purchased some dried lavender from a lavender farm and I had just had these…

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Regular Random – Vintage Peony

I found another bunch of Peony Roses, these ones have more of a vintage vibe, soft cream with blushes of pink, so so pretty… I felt they need a dark and moody vintage treatment, hence the old crate and cheesecloth, deep shadows and subtle highlights. All shot with my Sony a7ii, 50mm F/2.8 Would you…

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Friday Flowers – Hydrangea

As a child, the house I grew up in had Hydrangea and Geranium bushes planted all along the drive and near the front door. Whenever I see either of these plants it reminds me of childhood days. I do not have hydrangeas planted in my current garden, as they just don’t suit, but I do…

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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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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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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 – Vintage Pink #2

Recently I bought a bunch of perfectly gorgeous vintage pink long-stemmed roses. Every day over Easter I went out and spent 5 minutes with them, slightly different backdrops, different cameras and different lenses. Soft, simple, elegant and basic. This time was one single bud, shot on my neutral canvas, I love the texture and soft palette…

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Regular Random – Dying Chrysanthemum

I bought some Chrysanthemums for a photo shoot and as per usual did a few little mini shoots as well, then promptly forget them! I was tidying up in the studio days later and noticed they were nearly dead, but I plucked this last one and had a quick little play, great for Regular Random,…

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Friday Flowers

Something soft and pretty for your Friday, Summer flowers shot just before Christmas, and only recently had time to do anything with them. So while I am away enjoying a week with my family in Brisbane, you can enjoy something light, bright and fresh. All shot on the Nikon, with the 16-85mm lens, ISO200, F/5.6…

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