Summer Workshops – 1920’s with Emily

Recently I had a whole weekend of 1920’s inspired shoots, just a coincidence, but still so much fun. I ran a workshop with Emily, one that had been postponed since March 2020, thanks to you know who! Finally we managed to get it done. It was a small group in between lockdowns, but glad to…

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Summer Outings – Australia Gardens

I recently had a day out at Australia Gardens, while a friend from the country was visiting, she had not been there before. We headed out quite early as it was going to be quite hot. We spent a fair bit of time in the shady areas and wandered around, looking for birds and such.…

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Share your world – 2nd March 2021

I have been enjoying a fabulous week, full of creativity…so much to share with you all. Just need to find time to edit and post and such. So just a quick SYW from me today… QUESTIONS:  Is every piece of truth worth telling?  No…sometimes the truth can be hurtful. Also, one persons truth is not…

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Monday’s Musings…

An incredible week, followed by a terrific weekend away. So much happening at once. Workshops, presentations, family outings to the Zoo. A terrific shoot on Friday at the Warburton Redwood Forest, then off to Tynong to a horse ranch with a photography group. We have so many trips planned for photography, let’s hope none of…

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In the studio with Nicola Paige part one

Excited to bring this post to you. I was recently contact by the Mum manager of 11 year-old Instagram Influencer Nicola Paige about doing a studio shoot with Nicola. I must admit this was something a little outside my wheelhouse. I didn’t want to shoot anything that was age inappropriate, but I rarely photograph this…

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In the studio with The Violin

I recently had a friend visit the studio and she brought her violin for me to play with for a few hours. It was so much fun to practise with my new lights. I adore this sweet violin, I really wanted to explore every inch of the beautiful instrument. All shot with my Sony a7RIII,…

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In the studio – Still Life

I recently had a friend visit and we spent some time playing in the studio after buying some lovely fresh flowers. I wanted to create something a little bit cool and funky, so we filled some ice-cream waffle cones with gypsophilum and paper daisies Quite sweet aren’t they? Sometimes you just have to get creative!…

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In the studio – Carnival Jesters

I really enjoyed working with Andrea Gardiner the other week and I was so totally looking forward to the couples shoot with her partner James. I wanted something old fashioned sweet and romantic, with, of course, a dark edgy twist…Carnival Jesters. We also brought in a new makeup artist for this one, Bella. Models –…

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Living & Learning – Lensbaby Sweet 50

As most of you know I love to play with new tech, something that has been around for a few now and has had me sitting on the fence is the Lensbaby system. These are a unique set of optics for many different brans of camera. They are manual focus and by all accounts difficult…

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Monday’s Musings…

So Hubby left hospital after 8 days and is supposed to be ‘taking it easy’, but possibly not quite as much as he should, but what can you do? So after a few days of telling him to go easy I gave up, I figure he will work out when he has done too much.…

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