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

Misty Morning Sunrise over Lake Pearson

While I was editing my images from my Cass trip last week, I was mucking around with some presets and I got this as a result and really liked it. Was it what I saw when I was there? No? … Continue reading

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Faded Antique Glory

A different angle this time and a more faded antique style edit – this is using my Elegant Fade presets – for a quite desaturated matte effect. Then a texture to add some framing and a bit of vignette, and … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Vintage

Another prop in my collection of “things I bought, put away and then forgot to use” is this gorgeous tissue wrapping paper printed with an antique style map on it. A small intimate arrangement with this delicious pink gerbera, gypsophila … Continue reading

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Antique Watering Can Floral Arrangement

While searching online a few months ago for still life and food props, I came across a site called Vivre which did wonderful antique style and french decor homewares. Rather surprisingly they are actually based in New Zealand! Even better, … Continue reading

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Making My Own Photography Background Boards

Dearest readers, sincere apologies for my lack of proper posts.  Since the beginning of this year my health has been not good, I have had food poisoning, a root canal, an issue with my wrist and a virus that went … Continue reading

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Last of the Still Life Article Series

The third and last in my series of Still Life articles has been published this week – this one is about the fun that can be had with creative post processing of your images. Still Life Post Processing Article Its … Continue reading

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I have worded a lot lately

Some of you will have seen posts from me about articles I have written for DPS – Digital Photography School.  I am still writing for them and had quite a few articles published over the last few months: Turn your … Continue reading

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