Regular Random – Magnolia and Bokeh

I adore Spring Magnolia, or at least late Winter Magnolia and on a recent trip to Brisbane we spent a few minutes with a lone Magnolia and some beautiful filtered sunshine. When the sunlight glitters and bounces around it can create the most gorgeous bokeh, I even caught some images of just the bokeh alone.…

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Tuesday’s Textures…

I found this rather unique and textural plant in several places while we were in New Zealand, apparently, it’s called a Teazel. During a visit to Howick Village, I came across this against a darkened doorway, brilliant sunlight and deep shadows behind…just perfectly framed and displaying the little spikes…just magnificent, how could I not take…

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Regular Random – Mother & Pup

I have a full post coming up on an amazing day at Cape Palliser, but you will have to be patient, but I was editing these images and thought I would share just a tiny snippet with you. It was cold, wet and windy as we drove to Cape Palliser lighthouse on a whim, I…

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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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WPC – My Place in the World

This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge, asks… For this week’s photo challenge, explore what it means to find your place in the world. Where’s your safe space? Where do you go when you need to feel inspired or cheered up? Do you prefer to feel cozy and comforted in a smaller town or do you thrive…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Leaves or Trees

Officially it is Autumn here in Australia, the last few mornings have been a little cool, but the days are still hot, I have not seen the leaves really starting to turn, not that they do a lot in Melbourne anyway. Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is leaves or trees, so I went searching…

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Exploring Brisbane – Day 6

Our last full day here, so we got up early (yes again), and drove the two hours to Byron Bay in NSW, silly me forgot about the 1 hour time difference (QLD Does not have daylight savings) and essentially we lost an hour and arrived at the Lighthouse at Cape Byron much later than I…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Letter N – Needs to start with the letter N

Here are my ‘N’ images for this week, I was trying to find nectarines as well…… Visit Cee’s page for more on our alphabet series ~ Julz

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Tuesday’s Textures…

After my Outback Adventure this is the first piece of art I created…..more abstract than my usual art. I have recently discovered an artist Marcela Bolivar, wonderful stuff go check her out. But I did manage to download some of her creative backgrounds from her Deviantart page, which I have been using. The tree image is…

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Another 52 Week Challenge – Week 23

These week’s challenge from the Girl that dreams awake is Trees, I really like trees, not only for the work they do in cleaning our air and giving us oxygen, but for the shade to bring, and the fact that they can be so darn interesting, any time of the year, and even when they…

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