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Fluffalicious Blossoms

Its bursting out Spring all over DownUnder and today was a perfect day to go out with the camera.  We have a particular weather phenomenon called the NorWester Arch – where high altitude winds stack clouds up over the city. … Continue reading

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Magnolia

Its spring downunder here in NZ, a little earlier than usual.  Bulbs are sprouting, trees are in blossom and the magnolia are making a grand display all over the city. Today was a very calm overcast day – perfect for … 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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Why I Invest Time In My Photography Education

Compare this image above, to this image below. Both are of the same kind of flower, a pink paeony rose.  Both are using the 100mm macro, and focused on a certain detail within the flower. The top one was taken … Continue reading

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