Friday Flowers…

Still playing with my Bunny and some candied Easter eggs, this time I popped in some hydrangea flowers. Playing with my Nifty 50mm and really high F/1.8. Such a tiny depth of field and so easy for things to get softly focused! Oh but the details, gorgeous isn’t it? I am off on an adventure…

Getting ready for Easter…

Hello again my friends, Easter is just around the corner, can you believe it? Now don’t get me wrong, I an 100% atheist, but Easter means chocolate and a long weekend……I love it! We will be spending it at home this year as my daughter’s┬áhusband will be joining us. I hope we can have some…

Single #4

Still on the #Single #Spark…..a single peony with some simple cheesecloth on a fabric chair. Soft and delicate. Powerful avalanches begin with small shifts – Pamela McFarlan Walsh Feeling a little melancholy……not sad, just impatient for a new adventure to begin. This weekend we leave for our Outback Adventure, we are driving with friends to…

Single Peony

Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world of fire – St Catherine of Sienna I adore this quote, whenever I feel dismayed at a mountain of work before me, or my Muse is on break, I read it from my journal. I feel so far away from where I…

Danelions & wishes

Hello, I have been a bit absent lately, so many things happening, I really have not had time to just sit and breathe. Did you used to make daisy chains and chase dandelion seeds as children in late Summer? I do have hazy,vague memories of being children at the park in the cool grass and…

Single Spark #3

It’s a simple spark, but so difficult to get right sometimes. I took a single dried rose and placed it on some hand dyed cheesecloth, green tea this time I took the image with my smartphone and edited in Photoshop Express, slowly getting better and quicker, must play with Lightroom Mobile and Snapseed some more…

Friday Flowers – Bits and Bobs

If you photograph Still Life, you will no doubt know that we are always looking for bits and bobs or props and drops to use in our photography. I recently found these little bowls and at $2 I had to have two, one black and one grey….too cute. Add some yucca carnival blossom and petals…

Single Spark

Still playing with the March Spark #single. With my smartphone again and my yucca carnival which is currently in  bloom It is only one stem, but several buds -Julz

Playing with my smartphone

I’ve been playing with my smartphone and Photoshop Express. Just some simple dried flowers and my rabbit. I’m not sure how to get the settings for either the camera settings or the image lol -Julz

Playing with Snapseed

I recently got a new Smartphone and this time I went for the Samsung S7 with the better camera……….I have always like the Samsung camera and made a big mistake switching to Sony last time. So now I have a new phone (which everything works, I can take and make phone calls again, and the…

Dried Vintage…

A friend of mine was recently given some roses and I gently reminded her that when they were nearly done to give them to me for drying instead of throwing them out. Some were a bit too far gone, but these lovely dried beautifully once hung up. I placed them in an old ceramic jug…

Quail Eggs #2

Yesterday I wrote a post using this month’s #Spark #Single, today I thought I would share some of the other shots from that shoot… All shot with the 35mm Primes lens in natural light, but shot in the shade; ISO100, F/2.8. 1/200 second shutter speed. ~ Julz