Friday Flowers

Something soft and pretty for your Friday, Summer flowers shot just before Christmas, and only recently had time to do anything with them. So while I am away enjoying a week with my family in Brisbane, you can enjoy something light, bright and fresh. All shot on the Nikon, with the 16-85mm lens, ISO200, F/5.6…

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Regular Random – Vintage Chair

Welcome to the last day of 2017! As you read this I am probably fighting my way through airport traffic and trying to find the rental car desk; Happy Holidays! I recently acquired a vintage chair, according to the guy in the antique store it was 120 years old and made of mahogany, found in…

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Fabulous Friday – Post Christmas Wrap Up

I did a little photo shoot before Christmas and I never really did anything with the images which didn’t quite make the Christmas e-Card, so I figured I may as well put them in a post, a sort of Post Christmas Wrap up, all potential cards, that never quite made the cut. So, what did…

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Regular Random – Sweets for the Sweet

I missed last week’s Regular Random, a week before Christmas and everything was so hectic, sometimes you just gotta let things slide. This week I had a few days to potter and play in the studio and something I have been meaning to do is photograph this gorgeous coffee cup Desley gifted to me and…

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Regular Random – Spring Gerbera Pt 2

Last week, I had such a wonderful time with these fresh cream colored gerbera, I did two different settings, so I did two different 5 Minute Regular Randoms as well Here are the rules for Regular Random: choose a subject or a scene spend five minutes photographing it – no more! try to not interfere…

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Regular Random – Spring Gerbera Pt 1

What is Spring without some beautiful flowers? So for this week’s Regular Random, I bought some beautiful soft cream gerbera to play with, out in the wonderful sunshine. I had such a lovely afternoon, I decided to change the props and flowers up a bit and did another 5 minutes, which I will leave for…

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In the studio – Still life with Desley Jane

Looking at the images in this post, you might be thinking you have somehow accidentally stumbled onto Desley Jane’s blog or an advertisement for Lindt Chocolates, and you may be partially right, some of the colors and stylings, props and drops might look very familiar! The reason for that is, I recently visited Desley for…

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Regular Random – Muffin Break, Apple and Cinnamon

Inspired by Desley’s Beetroot and Chocolate Muffin last week, I decided to do my own little mini shoot, experimenting with my 50mm, 18-70mm and 18-200mm and the 16mm extension tube. Click on each image below for image specs. Featuring a yummy apple and cinnamon muffin and a cuppa tea, no fancy muffins this week. It’s…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Rounded

This week’s WPC is rounded, I must confess I have a thing for round, soft curvy shapes, perhaps that is because I have a natural affinity with curves shapes lol I certainly wished my butt looked as good as the one in the photo above! Enjoy ~ Julz

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Regular Random – Hot Pink Gerbera

My Daughter recently received these flowers from her work colleagues (She is transferring interstate), how could I not spend five minutes with these lovely flowers. It was also 5 minutes spent practicing with the new camera on manual focus using the Sony a7ii MF Assist and Peak Reading function. Not too bad for an old…

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