In the Studio – Messy chocolatey fun

I am working on creating a new Workshop for September, and as I often do I spend several hours in the studio, coming up with ideas. Frequently there is more mess than the below pic…..but believe me it got much messier than this! Not sure if you can tell by all the kitchen accessories and…

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Regular Random – Milk and Cookies

So I am still currently battling no internet at home and it is beyond slow at work, making my life one long frustration, but I did manage to get this post up. So I spent quite a bit of time in the studio over the weekend creating, planning and testing some ideas for an upcoming…

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Friday Flowers

I just thought I would share this simple vase of tulips with you, life is currently so hectic, it’s often good to just sit back and enjoy the simple things in life. Also, for us down under Spring is on its way. Enjoy your weekend, everyone, where ever it may be and don’t forget safe…

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Winter Workshops – Floral Fantasy

Well, we did it, the Pixel Sisters Studio successfully completed their very first workshop. We had eight participants, so excellent turn out for our first venture. Everyone really seemed to enjoy themselves, as did Desley and I too. We had some beautiful fresh flowers and some truly stunning artificial flower arrangements, courtesy of Desflora Flowers.…

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Regular Random – Gerbera, Five minutes with my Macro

Welcome again to another RegularRandom where we: choose a subject or a scene spend five minutes photographing it – no more! try to see it from many angles, look through something at it, change the light that’s hitting it have fun! tag your post #regularrandom and ping back to this post It’s been a long…

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Manic Mondays…

Such a busy and tiring weekend, but so much fun. Spent all day with a new Model and Makeup Artist, for my new The Secret Garden Shoot, five hours for hair and makeup, and no, none of the hair, makeup or body paint is photoshopped! Seriously cool and creepy, but more on that soon…here’s a…

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Regular Random….Quail Eggs

I actually took these shots months ago and was planning to use them for Regular Random, but I don’t think I ever did. So I am using them now, as I honestly did not pick up the camera all weekend…….shocking I know! Anyway, I was out shopping and came across these totally amazing quail eggs,…

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Winter Workshops #3 – Dark and Moody Fruit

I ran another Dark and Moody Fruit Still Life/ Food Photography shoot in the home studio, pretty much the same as last time, I had three workstations set up and similar ideas and fruit. Berries, Citrus and we also did some Light Sculpting to start with. I had even less time to shoot at this…

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Regular Random – Giant Magnolia

Regular Random, what can one say………….it IS Random and supposedly regular, I feared I actually might miss this week, but I was persistent and finally got the images off the camera; you see I had shot it, but not edited it. I recently obtained this giant magnolia blossom from Desflora flowers, and I was playing…

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Winter Workshop #2 – For the Sweet tooth

I ran my first Winter Workshop with a dark and Moody theme a few weeks ago, so this time I went light and airy and instead of fruit and veg; it was cakes and candies, much to the delight of this group of six; five women and one gentlemen. I set this workshop up with…

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