In the studio with Andrea Gardiner

So much fun to be in the studio again recently with Andrea, we have made some beautiful photos this year. This time a very pretty vintage boho look for Verdessa Fairy to made this great headpieces and need some photos for her Etsy page. Only to happy to create something so pretty. Model – Andrea…

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In the studio – with Hayley

You may not remember Hayley, as it turns out it has been a few years since she was last in the studio, but we have always had loads of fun; Rapunzel, Film Noir Boudoir, Film Noir Private Eye, Damsel & the Villain. She loves a bit of Vintage styling. So she joined my recently for…

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The Pony Project

While we were working on The Office Project, we pulled out some older items which we wanted to have on display. One such item was The Pony. This belongs to my Husband, there is in the below image an old photo of a small boy about two years old with his toy Pony…that’s my Husband…

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Looking at light

Just a quick one for today, grabbed Woodrow (my vintage wood duck) and some fresh hellebore from the garden. I was playing with some lovely morning light.in the studio. I hope you are having a wonderful week… ~ Julz

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In the studio – Vintage Boudoir

The best laid plans of mice and (wo)men…right? I had this idea for a vintage boudoir shoot ages ago. I fell in love with the backdrop and ordered it months ago, with the promise of setting up a date when it finally arrived. Well then the whole world lockdown happened and again this shoot was…

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In the studio…Kodak and Hydraganeas

Spending some quiet time in the studio and doing some light painting is a great form of mediation and self-soothing. It’s quiet and calming and there is a rhythm required that stills the mind and allows you to concentrate on the task at hand. Plus I really enjoy both the shooting and the editing of…

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In the studio – a little vintage love

I bought this vase, pearls and such for our Gatsby shoot a few weeks ago, so sad that it was still just sitting there. There have been no other shoots. Before I packed it all away I thought I might do a little vintage love and some light painting. That vase and the pearls were…

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In the studio – a little vintage

I recently picked up a vintage cupboard door, it is old and worn and has such a lovely look and feel to it. I use it as a backdrop to so many images. Add some vintage linen and my old bonsai scissors and it is starting to get a real vintage feel. I have been…

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In the studio – focus and blur

Still playing in the studio, this time I am top-down in a flat lay again, more earthy tones with the timber tray and my old box brownie camera mixed with some dried hydrangea. Still with lovely natural light, but more diffused this time, with lots more lovely shadows. I was playing with depth of field…

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In the studio – a little dark and moody

I truly do love a little dark and moody, and while I sometimes seem to jump around in genres, I inevitably end up back with what I love…dark and moody. I recently saw a photo by another photographer I admire who had these old tin cans for vessels or vases and I thought it was…

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