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Pomegranate

Pomegranates fascinate me – a very seasonal fruit and not grown locally in NZ I expect, so we only see them for a few weeks a year.  This year I decided to try some still life photography with them but … 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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Lovely Lilac

My 100mm F2.8 IS L macro lens is a wonderful window into an entirely new world, making the small visible, and on a scale that we can properly appreciate. These are some lilac florets from the end of the larger … Continue reading

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Night Scented Stock Still Life

I was supposed to go away this weekend but felt like I was coming down with a cold on Friday so didn’t go.  Instead had a quiet weekend running errands and indulging in some still life photography. This weeks star … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Dandelions

For the first time in over a week we had a day of SUNSHINE – its been murky overcast grey cloud and intermittent rain and cold too.  Today was warm and sunny and I got LOTS done in the garden … Continue reading

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White on White

Simply cannot help myself – such a simple small thing like a dandelion is providing so many creative opportunities. For those new to my blog (hello and welcome!) I have been doing a 21 Days of Creative Abundance course, and … Continue reading

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Gerbera Still Life Scenes

Seeing as I still had the Gerbera flowers, tonight’s exercise was to experiment more with a structured still life scene, rather than just a flower portrait. Personally this is really challenging, not just having the right props but building an … Continue reading

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Dandelion Delights

This week I started a 21 Days of Creative Abundance Course – aimed to help a person set their life and environment up in a way to encourage and give space in their life for creativity. One of the exercises … Continue reading

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More Macro Fun

Here in NZ we call these Hundreds and Thousands and we sprinkle them on icecream and freshly buttered bread and call it Fairy Bread. I was going through my cupboards looking for some photographic inspiration and the bright colours caught … Continue reading

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Still Life with Macro Lens

One of the new directions I am going in with my photography is Still Life – in fact I have signed up for two classes with Kim Klassen and I am really looking forward to learning new tips.  So far … Continue reading

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