Regular Random – Cupcakes???

I have something a bit tricky for you this week, yes they are cupcakes, but they are soaps! Look good enough to eat, right? They are from PlanetYum, I have been looking for some for a while. So I don’t have to keep buying (and eating) real cupcakes. This does NOT mean I won’t buy…

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Speakeasy/ Gansta shoot in the studio

Every now and then I get invited to work on a big collaborative shoot with other photographers, The Addams Family Wedding was one such venture. They usually involve lots of people and something fairly elaborate. This was no exception, my VPC camera group was running not just one, but I think it is maybe four…

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In the studio – Winter Wonderland

It has been good to get back into the studio for some conceptual portrait shoots again, but ever so slowly and far more intentionally. Not that the near 30 shoots I did last year were not intentional, it was VERY full on and I think I burnt myself out creatively. So this year, so far,…

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Apothecary Jars

There is not really a lot to say about this series, I recently purchased this replica apothecary jars, the old book, the lace doily and dried flowers on a vintage shopping spree trip (amongst many other treasures), they all just seemed to sit so nicely on my chippy table and with my magnifying glass. I…

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Light Painting Workshops

So I recently ran another of my Light Painting workshops, that’s 3 of 6 down so far and I am starting to develop a pattern, a flow for the workshops. It’s funny the day of this workshop was actually warm and sunny and very pleasant for a Melbourne Winters day, and instead of enjoying the…

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Light painting – still life with pears

I recently ran a light painting workshop, the pears and scales are often a favourite, among the students. I used different pears this time, I also have a new (to me) vintage rolling pin and some new linen. As you can see no two images turn out quite the same, the top one is much…

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The Kodak Brownie

Something that seems to pop up from time to time in my Light Painting and still life photos is my vintage green vase and dried hydrangea and my Kodak Box Brownie, I adore them both; the colours, the textures so why not put both in the same image? I must admit my poor hydrangea has…

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Little boxes

I found these little boxes recently on a shopping trip, or should that be hunting trip lol. They are reclaimed wood from other boxes, old pallets, etc I loved the aged patina, I feel the stencilling is possibly new, but I like that too. I found the rusty love heart (in the top box) at…

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Shakespeare…

I really cannot decide what to title this piece, something about it screamed Romeo and Juliet, but technically crowns were not really involved, my Mother suggested King Lear, but I am not a fan, perhaps Ophelia? Shakespeare is on the spine, so something to do with one of his tales, maybe even a Mid Summer…

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Tuesdays of Texture – Firefly Magic

On Sunday I had a Conceptual Portrait shoot with Jess and Emma, this is just one of the many images taken, I gave it a little Photoshop Magic…it was shot with a slightly swaying Edison Bulb I created several pieces of digital art from this shoot, as well as some beautiful images of course. Will…

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