Category Archives: For Beginners

Tips, Tricks, Reviews, Helpful stuff I have learned along my photography journey

EAP June Monthly Theme

The EAP Creative Photography June Theme is Hazy Shade of Winter (because 1st June is beginning of winter in NZ) You can interpret that in any way you like for whatever image you like. Here is a Quick Tip to … Continue reading

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Four Ways Challenge May 2019

Many years ago we used to have the One Four Challenge – where you edited One image Four ways over the period of a month. It was one of the key things that got me actually excited about learning to … Continue reading

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Online Photography Training Courses Coming Soon

Currently in development is my FIRST Online Training Course!! Fine Art Texture Workshop For anyone who: – is overwhelmed by Photoshop – wants to be creative in new ways – wants to have FUN when they edit – struggles to … Continue reading

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Zephyr Marshmallow

  One one of my food FB groups, a lady posted an image of gorgeous pink swirly meringue looking things – turns out they are an east european dessert called Zephyr. Zephyr recipe link They are a marshmallow made with … Continue reading

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Props and Accessories for Food Photography

One of my biggest challenges when I started out with shooting food was not having enough variety of props.  The range of things you need is quite extensive and will also depend on the style of shooting you do as … Continue reading

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Styling a Food Shot

Got a splendid haul of red currants in the garden this year and what better way to showcase them than with a gorgeous tarnished silver jug on a clean white background? Now I have my flash up and going, its … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Flash

Recently I have been struggling with my food photography due to issues with light – in short, there hasn’t been enough of it as the summer we have had so far more resembles winter. It has been dark and overcast … Continue reading

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