Monday’s Musings…

On again, off again…one state after another goes back into lockdown. We’re not out of control, but we certainly are not UNDER control. Covid is like the gift that just keeps on giving isn’t it? Just when you think everything is under control – BAM! another variant. This Delta strain is making life difficult for…

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Shoot for the Moon

I wrote this small story and had the idea for this shoot quite a while ago. Originally it was planned as a romantic couples shoot, but that didn’t happen at the last minute. I could have cancelled the shoot, but it had been so long in the making, I decided to go ahead with just…

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Winter Workshops – Still Life

It’s nice to get back to some basics, with a Soft & Dreamy Still Life class. I had a few new students, which is always nice. Most of my work comes through word of mouth, so it’s great to see some new faces. This time we have four stations, one window light, two with LED…

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Winter Workshops – Carnival Jesters

I recently ran my Carnival Jesters workshop after a few postponements. Nice to finally get it done. We did have a few line up changes due to clashing dates. Main Model – Andrea Gardiner was of course there, but my Hubby had to step in and we brought Em Mrietta back for HMUA, I used…

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In the studio – Chicken and sweet corn soup

I know it’s a bit out there as far as a post is concerned, but when Winter hits and it is sol cold (well Melbourne cold, not Canada cold!) I want to yummy chicken and sweet corn soup. What’s your go to for a quite wholesome pick me up? I also did a stop animation…

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Monday’s Musings…

Another busy, busy week. A nice mix of work and play. Visited Australia Gardens again with a friend, so many gardens around here are still closed from some nasty storms a few weeks back, so it’s pretty one the only one I can currently visit. I also spent some time last week learning TikTok…boy is…

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Crisp early mornings

Don’t you just love it when a beautiful patch of sunlight streams in through the window first thing in the morning? Everything feels fresh and new and full of possibilities. I love to just sit quietly for a few moments with a cuppa, perhaps a book. What about you? These days feel far too infrequent…

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Monday’s Musings…

A busy week last week, private classes, presentations and two amazing shoots and I caught up with a friend I hadn’t seen in ages. Need more weeks like that! A week of creative engagement too…ahh I wish they were all like that. Monday was a 1960’s inspired Mod shoot, Tuesday was a visit to Australia…

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Coffee & cake part 4

All week I have been sharing my journey with coffee & cake. Four very different styles, different light and styling, I have used the same coffee cup in most. Today I am sharing some chocolate brownies (so full circle from day 1) and completely different styling. I wanted to capture height in my brownies, so…

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Coffee & cake part 3

Taking my coffee & cake scene up yet another notch. This time I I had a carrot cake, still have the same coffee cup and saucer, I also had a dark background. I also brought in a pop of colour with the cobalt blue napkin. I also used my Godox studio lights to really make…

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