Summer Outings – Last of the Spring roses

I recently visited Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead, in Wandin for a private Christmas luncheon. Apart from the fun and frivolity of our affair, there was also time to wander the grounds with our cameras. I adore the Rose garden, so pretty. Sadly severe hot and windy weather the other week had taken its toll,…

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Pink Roses in macro

I showed some images the other day with these pink roses after I had taught a macro class, but I also took these images too. With waterdrops and much closer than the previous shots. These were shot with my new Neweer 660 LED Lights. These are proving invaluable in the studio. Must write a review…

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Macro for beginners workshop

I recently ran a Macro for beginners workshop, it is the first time I have run a total beginners workshop, I have run other macro workshops, but people had been requested a back to basics, start from the beginning. So I did. We covered so many technical aspects of cameras and macro photography; exposure triangles,…

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Fabulous Friday flowers, last of my red roses

My Daughter bought big bunches of flowers for me for Mother’s day and I have been trying to capture as many images as I can, It was morning and the sun was very bright through the window, so I had the blinds drawn shut, there was a tiny slither of light escaping via the side,…

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Regular Random – Mother’s Day Roses

Every Mother’s Day for the last few years my Daughters have been buying me flowers, not so unusual I know, but they never used to. Since I have really gotten back into photography and especially my still life, they buy me flowers, as they KNOW I will not only enjoy the flowers but also enjoy…

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Friday Flowers

Nothing says Spring like fresh air, sunshine and fresh cut flowers in the studio, thought I’d share some of these beautiful photos this fabulous Friday I hope you all have an amazing weekend… ~ Julz, xo

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Regular Random – Red, Red Roses

I recently bought some red roses and used them for several things, including a workshop. They were just so beautiful I had to do a quick 5 minutes on the white perspex, for some added simplicity… Shot on Sony a7ii on either ISO 50 or 100, 30mm F/5.0, shot with a Strobe on white perspex,…

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Regular Random – Pink Roses

Last week I featured the beautiful flowers my daughter gave me for Mother’s Day, so this week I thought I would feature the sweet pink roses I bought for my Mum for Mother’s Day…I was a bit cheeky and took a few snaps before we went over there. This time I decided to use the…

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Regular Random – Mother’s Day Flowers

Today’s post is a bit later than normal, it is Mother’s Day here in Australia, making it a rather busy day, but I did receive some lovely flowers from my Youngest Daughter (who lives in Brisbane), hand delivered by my eldest Daughter who is still currently living with us, cheeky buggers – got to love…

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Regular Random – Vintage Roses #3

Another rose set for this week’s Regular Random, I took a 5 minute set each day over Easter, this time I decided to get the Nikon D7100 out of retirement and put the Tamron 90mm Macro on it. I forgot how much I enjoy a proper macro. I love being able to capture all the…

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