In The Studio – Summer Cherries

I posted some Blueberries last week, these cherries were part of the same project which got dumped, but still sharing them here, along with a behind the scenes set up shot. Sometimes things don’t always go as planned, but it is OK, because it has made me work harder than ever to create something truly…

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In the Studio – Blueberries

I took these blueberry shots a little while ago and was saving them for a project, apparently, another photographer felt they have a monopoly on blueberries and took a dislike to my using them, sadly they are a no go on my little project, they are still pretty so I thought I would share them…

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In the Studio – Backlighting

I was shooting some pretty flowers I was given in some backlight the other day for my Sunday Stills class, and they just looked so pretty I thought I would share them here…it’s been a while since I shared some pretty flowers, some still life. Why is it sometimes we forget the simple joys in…

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Tuesdays Texture…

You May have already seen these, I do adore them, I have not sat down and done any Light Sculpting in the longest time, need to do some more. Which reminds me I guess, did you know I have a range of Textures, Lightroom Presets and Photoshop FX and Overlays for sale on my updated…

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Regular Random – Bearded Iris

A little late this week, been such a busy weekend, apologies, but I know I am forgiven! I managed to grab 5 minutes with these beauties after my workshop was finished yesterday. They were just so beautiful. I hope I get to shoot them a little more over the next few days… This was a…

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Monday Musings…

Have spent the last few days putting the finishing touches on the new Food Photography on-line class, as well as the website. I have also been very busy with some of the ladies from My Sunday Stills group, we had our first Live, Laugh, Create and Share workshop and get together…loads of fun, but I…

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Regular Random – Dried Lavender

Somedays you just have to touch base with your love, your passion, sure I have really been working with my Still Life, but I spent a few minutes really getting Dark and Moody – definitely my signature style! I had recently purchased some dried lavender from a lavender farm and I had just had these…

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Share Your World 7th January 2019

Can you believe the first week of 2019 is already over, I do hope that this year does not finish as quickly as 2018 seemed to? Well it’s time for another SYW Questions This Week: Did you have to help out with chores when you were growing up?  If so, what were you assigned to…

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Still Stories…

While on my recent holidays I did a little bit of Anqituing and Thrift store hunting, quite a bit actually…I have no idea WHERE to store it all, but fortunately, most of it is quite small. Amongst my finds, I discovered a few vintage kitchen pieces, which are just perfect for my Still Life photos,…

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Regular Random – Vintage Peony

I found another bunch of Peony Roses, these ones have more of a vintage vibe, soft cream with blushes of pink, so so pretty… I felt they need a dark and moody vintage treatment, hence the old crate and cheesecloth, deep shadows and subtle highlights. All shot with my Sony a7ii, 50mm F/2.8 Would you…

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