Category Archives: For Beginners

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

Spring Daffodils

Its bursting out Spring all over the place DownUnder and we have had some stunningly lovely days.  Blossom trees are appearing all over the city, birds are waking up at 5am and it definately is warmer. Some genius also planted … Continue reading

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Difference Between Aesthetic and Style

Over on DPS I recently had this article published where I discuss the difference between Aesthetic and Style. Lots of photographers get to the stage where they wonder if they have a style or if they are going to develop … Continue reading

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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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