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All things Lightroom, Photoshop related – image editing, post processing, filters, black and white etc

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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Elegant Fade of Flowers

Its the middle of winter here in New Zealand and June has been awful – its been grey and overcast for weeks – on Tuesday this week the weather service announced that Christchurch had only seen 13 hours of sunlight … 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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Beginning of a new Project

For about 18 months I have had a project in my head and finally got all the pieces aligned so I can start shooting and making the concept real. These two images are the first in a series, exploring a … Continue reading

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