In the Studio – A New Muse – Richard Wood

Recently, I posted about a new Studio Muse in photographer Emily Soto, this week is Kiwi Photographer Richard Wood, I found him about the same time. I enrolled in his Master Class and have been loving every minute, the fine details, the craft, the imagination, fills me with ideas and excitement, he teaches nothing new…

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Tuesday’s of Texture

To be honest, I was just fluffing around with this piece on my long weekend, none of it is my content (that was my point) it is a composite of about 5 or 6 different images, he is such a cute kid… I still get all arty every now and then 🙂 ~ Julz

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Fabulous Friday – Last Rays

Last week I shared an image that won a Special Merit in the Light Space & Time Botanical Comp, this one also received an Hon. Mention. This is the ‘twin’ to another image I entered last year, which also did quite well, same type of bird a Helmeted Honeyeater, and similar blossoms and colouring. I…

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Tuesday’s Texture – Painterly Vintage Boho

This was shot during a recent workshop, we actually experimented with holding various different materials in front of the camera lens; chiffon, lace, cheesecloth, tulle and such, we got some lovely creative images. I then ran this one through Photoshop and added a lovely painterly feel to it as well. ~ Julz, xo

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The Key to My Heart

Have you ever been in love? Or been in love with the idea of love? The butterflies in your stomach threatening to escape. Your heart beating so loudly, you fear it can be heard in the next room? The object of your affection and obsession walks into the room, you wish to hide and become…

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Why do I create?

What is it to be Consumed by One’s passion? Why do we do what we do, is there a tangible Why for everyone? I was asked recently WHY I do what I do, HOW I do what I do, and to put into words exactly WHAT it is that I do, and I don’t mean…

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Tuesdays Textures – Dreaming of Summer

The base photo for this image was taken of Jess in the studio, I knew I wanted to do something a little different but initially was not quite sure what. I through around a few ideas. I wanted the mirror to be a portal to another world, another time or location. Both are taken at…

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Tuesday Textures – Art of Tasmania

After I finally got through a quick edit of most of the photos from our trip to Tasmania, I went back and re-edited a few images, giving a more painterly feel and in the case of Bridestowe, adding some lavender, which was sadly missing when we visited. I really wanted the keep the warmth and…

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Tuesday’s Textures…

Going back a little to my Composite days on this one, I had this idea of photographing some of the outfits from the studio wardrobe on mannequins, then removing the mannequins and creating a fantasy sequence. Looking from one doorway into a fantasy woodland world, I think the headless winged fairy creature sort of comes…

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Tuesday’s Textures

While it’s true we have been travelling for many weeks, I was glad to get back in the studio the day after our return. I wanted to create some fantastic Fine Art Nudes and Jayde was only too happy to jump on board, especially once I showed her my ideas. “Basking in the radiance and sunshine…

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