Taurus in black and white

These are also from the Taurus shoot I featured yesterday, however, we used an Edison Bulb only for lighting and well…Jess had so much gold paint in her she glowed…but gosh they look awesome in B&W ~ Julz

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Zodiac Signs – Taurus

I have not done a Conceptual Portrait shoot since December last year and although I think I was suffering from burn out, I did miss it. I did have a shoot back in February, but it ended up getting cancelled for a variety of reasons. Many people have been asking me when I will do…

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In the Studio – A New Muse, Emily Soto

I recently came across a new photographic muse – Emily Soto, but not the stuff on her current website, but the deviant art link, the stuff you find on Google images, what she frequently refers to as her California images (as opposed to her current New York images which and more often B&W and much grungier).…

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Regular Random – Peonies #2

Last week I featured some lovely peonies I picked up at the grocery store, This week I thought I would feature a few more, this time with a fabulous vintage bottle and a brass dish I picked up at a flea market… Would you like to join  Regular Random? choose a subject or a scene…

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Spring Outings – Sunset at Powlett River

We were invited to photograph sunset at the Mouth of Powlett River in Daylston, along the Bass Coast, we have never been there before and photos of rocks, moss, and surf looked wonderful, how could we say no? So we met everyone in the carpark and walked the 600-700m along the river’s edge to the…

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Friday Flowers – Sunflowers

On a recent day trip, we passed a roadside flower stall, there were the most amazing arrangements of Sunflowers, I had to stop and buy some, sadly I did not get to photograph them until the next day, the flowers still look amazing but the leaves, not so much… I just adore sunny bright sunflowers…all…

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Winter Weekend Wanderings – Organ Pipes National Park

We recently hit the road for another day trip adventure, we took another photographer friend, Lisa, with us this time. It was nice to have some company. We left early-ish in the morning, it was not too cold (for Winter in Melbourne, we had been freezing earlier in the week), and drove out to Country…

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Tech Review – Vello 16mm & 10mm Extension Tubes Review

I bought my Sony a7ii back in September last year and have been working with it a lot, especially the last few months. I found working with a full frame mirrorless to be more challenging to swap over than I thought…I have no idea why. Apart from swapping brands I also swapped lenses, which meant a…

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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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Regular Random – Dried Hyrangeas

I ‘borrowed’ some hydrangea blossoms on a recent outing and they have been patiently waiting and drying in the studio, two of the three, was not brilliant, but one little head had dried nicely. This was the subject of my 5 minutes for Regular Random. Using late afternoon natural side light, shot with my Sony…

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