Winter Outing – Australia Gardens (again)

Yes again! I seem to visit here and then some else asks me to take them lol. I don’t mind it’s a wonderful spot to visit in Winter. Especially considering the Dandenongs Ranges (My other fav spot to visit) is still closed after horrendous storm damage a few weeks back 😦 We went later hoping…

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Day Trips – Rosebud Foreshore

After spending so much time in lockdown, I am finally spending the odd day here and there, getting out and spending time with friends. Usually photography relate, can’t help it I AM a photographer, right. I recently got sent a couple of lenses to try out, I am taking them on an upcoming trip, but…

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Busy bees

Sometimes you just have to take what you can get, when you can get it, right? Beautiful patch of weak Winter sun on the front years one afternoon recently. A little chilly, but such lovely light. The bees were very busy in the grevillea, had to grab a few shots. The beauty of the chilly…

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Mondays Musings…

Running a little late with today’s post…so tired from the weekend, I slept in a little. Life is slowly starting to get back on track, I had my first model shoot on Saturday, such a great one I have been just simply waiting to create was all set to go before COVID19! I guess a…

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Winter Wonderland

There is a story behind this image (isn’t there always?) but I thought I might share this one. I had this fabulous idea of pointing a coloured torch at the crystal ball Jess was holding, Desley was shooting and the colour spectrum she was getting in her shots was amazing…I was so excited to try.…

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The Ice Queen

The Ice Queen cometh. I mean what can I say, I actually did so very little to the image, it really was quite amazing, the white eyes were contacts worn by Jess, creepy, so I highlighted them I created a dark vignette and added snow…it seemed to ‘need’ snow. The twigs were there in the…

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She walks among us

As the new day dawns, The Ice Queen, returns to walk among us, the stuff of legends It was fantastic to get back into the studio with Jess, but just as good to be inspired to create a few great pieces for the Winter Wonderland collection. These days I don’t create for the sake of…

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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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Winter Outings – Healesville Sanctuary

Last week we had a brief respite from the horrid Winter weather we have been experiencing, we had a few days of blissful conditions; blue skies, sunshine, calm gentle winds and warmer temperatures…heaven. So hubby and I packed up our camera gear and headed to Healesville Sanctuary for a day communing with nature and animals.…

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Winter Outings – St Kilda Pier at Sunset

Recently we had a free afternoon, something I have not had for a while it seems and while the weather was brisk, it was not raining and clouds looked possible for a decent Winter Sunset, a few fellow photographers decided to meet at the Historic Cafe at the end of St Kilda Pier in Melbourne…

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