Regular Random – Bearded Iris

My Bearded iris is just starting to bloom, so one sunny Saturday morning I went out with my camera, the pup Dexter decided to follow along and see what I was doing. I managed to capture a few images before he decided to start sniffing the blooms…and then bite it! Honestly, silly dog. So my…

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Regular Random – Spring Clivia

I know the weather is finally starting to warm up when my Clivia start to flower, I have this yellow one and an orange/red one, not quite ready to flower just yet; it usually takes a bit longer than the yellow.   I find Clivia such a happy plant, just looking at it makes me…

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Regular Random – Spring Cherry Blossoms

I have been waiting weeks for my Cherry Blossom trees to flower, finally, it’s happened, not completely covered…yet. Would you like to join in the RegularRandom crew? Here’s how: Version 1: choose a subject or a scene spend five minutes photographing it – no more! try to not interfere with the subject, instead see it…

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Regular Random – Echidna

Leaving in Australia, we have some rather strange animals, not seen anywhere else in the world, sure we have koalas (not bears), kangaroos and wombats, but one rarely seen, even by a native Aussie is the echidna, akin to a spiny anteater. Echidnas are medium-sized, solitary mammals covered with coarse hair and spines. Spines and fur of an echidna Superficially, they resemble…

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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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Regular Random – Flowers on the windowsill

I was staying with my daughter on holidays and she had this sweet posy on her windowsill, I think it may have been a birthday gift from work colleagues. I would stand next to the window and look at the blue sky while making coffee, I felt they needed at least five minutes of my…

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Regular Random – playing with fractals

I write a little while ago about how I played with some fractal prism filters at the Melbourne butterfly house, how I loved them so much I bought my own set. Between stuff and life and being sick, I had not had a chance to play with them until now. So I spent a simple…

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Regular Random – cherries on a plate

I recently did a quick mini photoshoot, normally I work my way through an image and only show the end result, but this day I decided to show from the initial photo, through the end and final three photos. The plate and the main cherries did not move, just me the camera, the linen, the…

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Regular Random – Playing with Prisms

I love experimenting with light in my photography, but up until recently, I have never really played with prisms, adding another element to my macro photography. I had a friend let me have a brief play with them on a recent trip to The Butterfly House, at Melbourne Zoo. Rather strange, but pleasing results, in…

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Regular Random – Rainbow Lorikeets

On a recent trip to Healesville Sanctuary, about 40kms from Melbourne, I spent a good five minutes with these cheeky Rainbow Lorikeets, so much fun. It’s been so long since I did a #RegularRandom, I thought it was time. I basically stayed in the one spot and followed them, in the tree, on the ground,…

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