Ice, Ice baby

I was doing a photographic challenge for a photography group, just for fun, we had to shoot items beginning with each letter of the alphabet. I thought I would get all arty and capturing ice melting with my macro. I grabbed a bowl of ice and set up on the back deck in a lovely…

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The Pony Project

While we were working on The Office Project, we pulled out some older items which we wanted to have on display. One such item was The Pony. This belongs to my Husband, there is in the below image an old photo of a small boy about two years old with his toy Pony…that’s my Husband…

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Friday’s Flowers

My hubby has taken on the chore of food shopping. We used to do it together, but current restrictions forbids two people from the same house shopping together. I can’t push a full trolley and I struggle to lift full shopping bags…so he goes. I do all the cooking and cleaning, I also buy the…

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In the studio – Cookies & Milk

I recently was doing some work on a new project, a new online class actually and had some fresh yummy cookies and milk in the studio. With everything that is going on in the world I thought I might share something a little cheery… Two different varieties, chocolate chip and salted caramel and white chocolate…mmm…

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Banana Muffins

It’s funny, with more time on my hands I would have thought I would be doing more baking, but the honest truth is I just can’t be bothered. Weird, right? I mean it’s normally right up my alley and being home 24/7 is the perfect opportunity to try out new recipes and bake some yummy…

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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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So, I painted a new background…

One thing that certainly seems to have come out of COVID19 is more people are doing a lot more D.I.Y right? I am not different. I painted a new background for the studio, just and old stained canvas I had hanging around, painted it grey and they sponged black and white over it, looks pretty…

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Looking at light

Just a quick one for today, grabbed Woodrow (my vintage wood duck) and some fresh hellebore from the garden. I was playing with some lovely morning light.in the studio. I hope you are having a wonderful week… ~ Julz

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In the studio – Pink Lady apple

I have been super busy, in the studio this week, putting together some more lessons and preparing for a few presentations. One of the things I was working with was compositional styles and was keeping things rather simple with a single apple, I was rather pleased with how this one turned out. So simple, yet…

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Collectables – Tea Cups

Do you collect anything? Coins, Stamps, spoons? I used to collect stamps as a kid, I think I still have a stamp book somewhere. I must confess I am a bit of a hoarder, especially since I started photographing still life. I try not to be, I try to eradicate all the ‘stuff’ from the…

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