My Creative Journey – Final Note

To Finish Off… This short course was a dream come true for me, I adore teaching and inspiring others and I have wanted to create something like this Class, this Group for a while. I wanted to see if A/ I could do it B/ If people would join and keep at it C/ If…

My Creative Journey – Week 12

It’s kind of sad here right at the end of the original class I have had to change the name, was My Sunday Stills now My Creative Still Life Journey. Hello, Well now, twelve weeks, Congratulations! What have you learnt? How much have you grown, as a photographer, a stylist, a creative? What has been your…

My Creative Journey – Week 11

Hello, Last week back we started looking at back-lighting….This week…we’re going a little deeper … shooting straight into the light…Some think it is super hard, but with a little know-how, and practise it is very rewarding, that soft dreamy backlight, I use it on still life, but also with portraits! Look into the light… Oh C’mon I had…

Food Photography – Macarons

Sadly I do not eat Macarons, I do not tolerate eggs very well, and meringue…is basically egg! I do however adore the look of them, they are gluten-free, so my hubby and kids enjoy munching on them. I do NOT however easy they claim BAKE macarons. IF…you are feeling up to the challenge, I have…

My Creative Journey – Week 10

Hello, This week is a little bit of a tough one, we have spent the last couple of months exploring light, now we are going to Explore the Backlight. It is gorgeous but can be challenging. This week we are really going to change things up…and ease our way into ‘backlighting’…it’s entirely possible some of you…

My Creative Journey – Week 9

Hello, Week 9 – WOW! This means we have been together for more than two months, and well over half way. How did you enjoy last week’s challenge? Let’s be honest, if you follow my style you have probably been wanting to dive into Dark & Moody right? Did you LOVE it? This week we…

My Creative Journey – Week 8

Hello, Welcome to a new year…2019 where has the time gone? This week we are going to explore MY signature style – Dark & Moody. My first love with Still Life and to be honest…it still is. It is what I am known for and I usually end up teaching in my Workshops, as it…

My Creative Journey – Week 7

Hello, ephemera noun 1.things that exist or are used or enjoyed for only a short time. “there were papers, letters, old boxes—all sorts of ephemera” 2. collectable items that were originally expected to have only short-term usefulness or popularity. “Mickey Mouse ephemera” Exploring Ephemera… The art of still life and styling starts long before we press…

My Creative Journey – Week 6

Hello, How are you finding things so far? All good or are you falling behind? You can always message me if you have problems or queries. Feel free to revisit any of the challenges any time you like. This week we are going to change things up a bit. White on white, on white… This…

My Creative Journey – Week 4

Hello, Already four weeks in, how did that happen? Did you try last week’s challenge? What did you think, did you share? This week we are going to delve a little deeper and look at some techniques a little further. The Hero… I love a good Hero, don’t you? The same goes for our Still…

My Creative Journey – Week 2

How are you? How was your week? Before we move forward…. a quick look back… Time – Did you manage to make some Me-Time? Light – Have you had time to study your light? What did you find? Where’s or When is your best light? Did you test one or did you try a few different spots? I’d love to hear, but for…

My Creative Journey – Week 1

Hello, Welcome to My Creative Journey…….So happy you are here. I am SO excited to be here, I have been wanting to do this for a while, sort of like an extension to my Still Life Workshops, I have finally decided to just jump in, as there never seems a right time to do something…