Rise / Set

Since moving to Melbourne more than two years ago, I’ve yet to find a good spot to capture sunsets. Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of great sunset spots, but finding somewhere easy to get to and at the right time of day is difficult. Given where I work though, I might have to…

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Easter Treats

This is my second Easter in Melbourne, and it doesn’t really feel like Easter without my family here. We did have a long chat for the phone this morning, and that was nice. Afterwards, I took Miss G for a walk in the park and then we went to the bakery to pick up some…

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Dogwood Rose, Frozen

As you know, I was obsessed with Julie’s set up for frozen flowers melting under the camera. Today, I’m sharing with you the second flower, a Dogwood rose. In real life, it seemed a little boring to shoot since the petals became quite limp when wet, unlike the previous peach rose. But when I was…

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A Study in Rheology

I think this is my last Painted Planets post. We stirred up the water to join the painty liquids back together. I love the movement in these first two shots. As stated on Wikipedia: Rheology is the study of the flow of matter, primarily in a liquid state, but also as “soft solids” or solids…

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Early Flight

She was sure she’d forgotten something but she was tired and she just wanted to get moving. She grabbed her keys from the bowl by the door, and with her thumb poised over the light switch, she cast her eye around her apartment, not really seeing it, her mind elsewhere. She dragged her suitcase over…

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