When ballerinas go bad

In case you missed it I did a lovely shoot with Emily recently who is a ballerina. At the end of the shoot, still dressed in her leotard and tutu, we got a little silly, a steampunk mask, smoke bubbles and two different coloured gel lights and creepy lighting…just love how it turned out so…

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Fading flowers in fading light – Sunflowers

Last week I did a post on fading disbuds in fading light, but they weren’t my only leftover flowers. I had run a workshop and I had a student bring a huge bunch of sunflowers for us to use, which were wonderful. I also took these sunflowers to the Alice in Wonderland shoot. But after…

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Three Muses

Recently I invited three ladies (two I had never worked with before) into the studio for two Conceptual images. Initially, I had this whole concept shot in mind, I am still working with it in Photoshop, but on a spur of the moment, I decided to lay all three women on the floor and drape…

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Alice in Wonderland

Last weekend, I had a wonderful afternoon in the studio with a great bunch of people. My Photography Group (VPC) has done several of these large group shoots now and this one was so good, I think it might be my favourite so far, but then I am always partial to a little Alice in…

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In the studio – Three Muses

I was recently joined in the studio with not one but three muses. Jess, of course, but also another newcomer to the studio Anjel and Gabby. Jess met Anjel at a Vintage Car/Hot Rod show she was working at and thought we could make something very cool together, I had an idea for something and…

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In the Studio – Medusa

This post has been a little while coming…a bit like the piece itself. We made so many of the props and costume for this shoot. I purchased the vivid green hair and short sword, but pretty much everything else we made. I wanted to capture a mythical and mystical Medusa but had no clear vision…

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Mondays Musings

I can pretty much say I am officially back from break lol…it’s been a super busy, but fun weekend. It’s hard to believe we have almost hit the end of January. The weather has been up and down, we had smoke clear and return, we had rain come and go, yesterday some parts of Melbourne…

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Lotus blossom buds study one

I recently visited Blue Lotus Water Gardens with some friends, such a pretty spot with lots of beautiful water lilies and lotus blossoms. At the end of our visit I decided to purchase some cut lotus buds to take home and really make a study of them. As you can see they are quite large.…

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In the studio – Vamp tramp

Last week I featured some images from a recent studio shoot with creative designer Verdessa Fairy, this last instalment was a little bit too Goth for Christmas, so I thought I would save it til after. Lysa Rose modelled for us again, in this fabulous red and black number. Same outfit, but with two different…

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In the studio – Snow Demon

Alexia Frost…or just Lexie was so much fun to work with at our recent studio session, not only did she play the part of the Ice Queen, but also a Snow Demon. How cool is this horned headpiece? We created the dress from white jersey fabric and a silver belt I have and then added…

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