More Pink Roses

I really did try to make the most of my pretty pink roses, I shot them several times, over several days. Even if initially my camera was only on a tripod, it was great to be shooting and editing again. I received these from a friend, who had borrowed some studio equipment, isn’t that nice…

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Playing with something a little different

Still playing with my pink roses, I wanted to mix things up a bit and play with some props too. I really kind of like the weird ice-cream cone thing, I bought a packet cheap, so I love to experiment further with them. I really needed to cut the rose stems shorter, but I didn’t…

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Pink Roses in Macro

Still, with my beautiful pink roses, this time I grabbed my macro lens and went in a bit closer And I am still not finished, I shot these beauties over several days… ~ Julz

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Kindness of Friends

Even in these trying times, there is still kindness to be found. I recently received this beautiful bunch of pink roses from some friends, after they had borrowed my smoke machine. It was such perfect timing, as I had been playing with my hydrangeas and was in the mood for more subjects to shoot. Trust…

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Hydrangeas Part 2

Continuing on with my stunning hydrangeas, I did some dark and moody and some a little more soft and dreamy. Natural light was weak but available, I had a few short minutes of the occasional burst of sunlight, that I tried to take advantage of, but mostly I had to use a reflector to bounce…

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Dark Hydrangeas

I have been trying to get into the studio more and more, build up my strength in my shoulder and arm, it’s sad when you can’t hold your own camera, but baby steps right? So on the tripod and captured these beautiful hydrangeas. I shoot dried all the time, but was so nice to get…

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Light Painting – Grapes and scales

I am going to feature some new Light Painting images I have created lately. I recently ran a workshop and taught this technique and managed to capture a few images before and after the workshop. I really like the grapes, the colour the texture, so I managed to capture a few different images with them,…

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Summer Workshops – Still Life

I recently ran my first Still Life workshop in quite a while, it was lovely to get back to basics. Initially, I thought it may not go ahead, due to poor bookings, but a week before the class it was full with a waitlist, funny how things work out. One of the ladies (and this…

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In the studio – a little vintage

I recently picked up a vintage cupboard door, it is old and worn and has such a lovely look and feel to it. I use it as a backdrop to so many images. Add some vintage linen and my old bonsai scissors and it is starting to get a real vintage feel. I have been…

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