In the Studio – Cute as Candy with Jess

Sometimes you just never know the next winning shoot, this was one, everything came together on the day and it was pure magic. You all know Jess by now, she had this idea for a cupcake/candy themed shoot, she made the giant cupcake, she made most of the giant candy as well. I styled the…

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Monday Musings…

I actually got to spend some time at home this weekend, it was lovely to just sit for 5 minutes here and there. Not that I spent much time relaxing I had a few clients scheduled and a mountain of washing and housework to catch up on, it never seems to end does it? I…

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Monday’s Musings…

I am exhausted, every muscle in my body aches and my feet are so sore, but I just had the BEST Weekend. The last few weeks have been a bit trying, I was so looking forward to this weekend away. Two Photographers, two models, one hair and make-up artists, one full day (and evening) of…

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Monday Musings…

A little calmer this week I hope, spent several days on the phone trying to get my head around the delightful aged care health system we have in Australia; if ours is one of the best in the world, god help everyone else – ours is a joke! Got my self so worked up and…

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Regular Random – Bubble, Blubble, Toil & Trouble

Spent an afternoon in the studio with fellow photography Lisa and we wanted to play and experiment with a few different things, one was bubbles. Learnt a lot and know what changes to make for next time, but still lots of messy fun, most of this series was a few hastily snapped shots of the…

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In The Studio – Still Life with Lisa

The first day of Spring was wet cold and quite horrible, I had invited a fellow photographer friend over to practice some photography skills in the studio, it had been far too long between Still Life shoots for me. I had borrowed a friends 50mm Macro lens to try on my Sony a7, as I…

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Regular Randoms – Australian Natives

I recently spent some time in the studio, playing with a borrowed macro lens and a bunch of Australian Natives a friend bought with her to play with. The light was extremely poor this day so I stayed with diffused studio lights, it was good to be working with a macro lens again, as opposed…

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In the Studio – Gillian’s Sneak Peek

Another week, another client (or two) I adore showing some of the before and the after images, such a transformation, not only in looks, but in attitude and demeanor, they are so much more relaxed and confident by the end of the session. Gillian is a Wife and Mother to three adult children, she migrated…

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Mondays Musings…

Do you ever go through periods in your life where you just can’t feel settled? I guess it’s sort of like feeling unsettled, anxious, lost…actually I don’t know what to call it, and that is part of the problem. I feel a little numb. I am over the Winter cold and grey, Spring is here,…

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Winter Workshops – More Vintage Boho

A few weeks ago, I ran another portrait workshop, this time a Studio basics, on posing and direction with natural and studio lights. It was so fun and relaxed, I even managed to grab a few quite shots. Love the hi key black and white effect on these ones. Everyone had a blast, especially Jess,…

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