Category Archives: Camera Adventures

Tales of my travels and adventures out and about across NZ and Australia with my camera

Crimson and Lime Green Gerbera

While shopping yesterday at a fruit and vegetable barn I don’t usually go to as its on the other side of town, I spotted this bunch of gorgeous crimson gerbera, that are highlighted with touches of lime green on the … Continue reading

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Photography Props

Welcome to my new readers, some of whom may have found me via Instagram.  Please say Hi – would love to hear what attracted you to my images and what information you have found useful on the blog! One discussion … Continue reading

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How And Why I Use A Wacom Graphics Tablet

I have a Wacom Intuos Pro 5 Graphics Tablet in Medium size, a Doki Art Glove and the ExpressKey Remote.  Above you can see my desk setup with two monitors, keyboard, mouse and the dark grey/black rectangle in front of … Continue reading

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Saturday Brunch Bagels

These absolutely delicious chocolate chip bagels are only made on Saturdays by a local bakery.  So popular that you have to order in advance to make sure you get some, it was absolute torture to spend time shooting these before … Continue reading

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Distressed Chair

One of the things I love about the work of Kim Klassen is the elegant way she works with what I guess is referred to as “shabby chic” – where furniture is worn and used and rough around the edges … Continue reading

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More Dark Light Food Photography

Cherries from my tree and they are completely delicious and I was so please to finally sort out this technique so I could properly do them justice! Huge juicy blackberries, I couldn’t resist buying some to bring home and shoot … Continue reading

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When the Dance is Done

For a long time I have wanted a pair of pointe shoes to use as a prop, but not shiny new ones, instead shoes that have been used and used hard. Luckily it turns out I know people who know … Continue reading

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