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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Regular Random – Vintage Pink #2

Recently I bought a bunch of perfectly gorgeous vintage pink long-stemmed roses. Every day over Easter I went out and spent 5 minutes with them, slightly different backdrops, different cameras and different lenses. Soft, simple, elegant and basic. This time was one single bud, shot on my neutral canvas, I love the texture and soft palette…

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Monday’s Musings

Such a splendid long weekend, Easter in Melbourne can be hot, cold and wet or like this one, just perfect. Not too hot, not too cold avg 23°C light winds, fluffy white clouds and not too many of them. Perfect for exploring. Friday was a family day, visited my Mum & Dad, Saturday we went out…

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Regular Random – Vintage Pink Roses

On the way home from work I stopped off to get a few things for dinner the other night, and walked past these pretty vintage pink rosebuds, I had to have them and couldn’t wait another minute to photograph them, before they opened up. Shot in late afternoon light by the studio window. I gave…

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In the Studio – Frozen Dogwoods

Still continuing with my fun in the studio with Desley, I had this great idea to grab some flowers from the garden and freeze them in water in containers, then take the ice-block out and capture time-lapse of a sort, while the ice melted. It was not overly hot the day we shot, more comfortable…

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Regular Random – Dark Frozen Roses

I have been featuring so many photos from my afternoon of fun with Desley, and yes, there are still plenty more to come. But, for today I will be brief. We placed the frozen apricot roses in the dark corner and placed a snoot over them, A/ to give some ambient mood and B/ to…

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Regular Random – Dried Roses

Remember Valentine’s Day, way back in Feb? Remember my beautiful red roses? Well, I had them drying in a quiet corner of the studio (yes there is one, well sort of) and I decided one afternoon after work to do a little mini photo shoot. The days are getting shorter and soon we will lose Daylight…

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