Regular Random – Bearded Iris

A little late this week, been such a busy weekend, apologies, but I know I am forgiven! I managed to grab 5 minutes with these beauties after my workshop was finished yesterday. They were just so beautiful. I hope I get to shoot them a little more over the next few days… This was a…

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Share Your World – 16th Jan 2019

Running a bit late this week, been flat out with getting my new class up and ready to go live, very, very soon. Anywhere here are this week’s questions; QUESTIONS THIS WEEK: You’re walking in a forest and you find a black suitcase.  Inside it is one million dollars and a piece of paper, stained…

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In the Studio – Live, Laugh, Share and Create

As some of you may, or may not be aware I have set up a new online classroom with a Private Facebook Group, My Sunday Stills you can join in too if you wish – it is totally free. I am now hosting to several different countries, but it did start with a group of…

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Regular Random – Dried Lavender

Somedays you just have to touch base with your love, your passion, sure I have really been working with my Still Life, but I spent a few minutes really getting Dark and Moody – definitely my signature style! I had recently purchased some dried lavender from a lavender farm and I had just had these…

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Share Your World 7th January 2019

Can you believe the first week of 2019 is already over, I do hope that this year does not finish as quickly as 2018 seemed to? Well it’s time for another SYW Questions This Week: Did you have to help out with chores when you were growing up?  If so, what were you assigned to…

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Still Stories…

While on my recent holidays I did a little bit of Anqituing and Thrift store hunting, quite a bit actually…I have no idea WHERE to store it all, but fortunately, most of it is quite small. Amongst my finds, I discovered a few vintage kitchen pieces, which are just perfect for my Still Life photos,…

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Regular Random – Vintage Peony

I found another bunch of Peony Roses, these ones have more of a vintage vibe, soft cream with blushes of pink, so so pretty… I felt they need a dark and moody vintage treatment, hence the old crate and cheesecloth, deep shadows and subtle highlights. All shot with my Sony a7ii, 50mm F/2.8 Would you…

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Friday Flowers – Hydrangea

As a child, the house I grew up in had Hydrangea and Geranium bushes planted all along the drive and near the front door. Whenever I see either of these plants it reminds me of childhood days. I do not have hydrangeas planted in my current garden, as they just don’t suit, but I do…

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A New Year and a New Look…

Last year I spent most of the year in the studio with portraits, I specifically worked with a slightly older age group 50+ and as much fun as I had and enjoyed meeting every single lady, and share their stories, there was something missing… So after some soul searching and talking to one of my…

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Regular Random – Dark Peonies #2

Sadly my Peonies from last week’s post are looking a little worse for wear, a week on and they are falling apart, but there is beauty in decay, and I feel I must capture that as well. Dark and ethereal the old scratched vintage table, antique brass bowl and old-world pearls The last few shots…

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