Petal Details

These photos are part of the shoot with the Lizzianthus from my most recent #RegularRandom post. The first two above are the same shot, just cropped and edited slightly differently. These next three, I love. They are all separate shots. I love the sharp focus in such a shadow depth of field. Macro is my…

Unusual

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual You know I love macro. And from a recent session shooting a bouquet of flowers, I focussed in on some unopened irises. Even though they didn’t open, I still find them beautiful. And seeing those blue-veined petals up close with macro, makes for an interesting series of shots, don’t you think?…

Five Minutes with Flowers (Macro) – RegularRandom

Welcome again to another RegularRandom where we: choose a subject or a scene spend five minutes photographing it – no more! try to see it from many angles, look through something at it, change the light that’s hitting it have fun! tag your post #regularrandom and ping back to this post This week, it’s a…

Five Minutes with a Seven Colour Pen – RegularRandom

I fear my stationery addiction is becoming super obvious. A pile of pens is never far from my reach 🙂 Just a quick recap of the RegularRandom Rules: choose a subject or scene spend just 5 minutes shooting it try different angles, different distances, even different lenses, shoot through something, under it, play with the…

Five Minutes with Felt Ball Posies – RegularRandom

A different kind of posy this week for RegularRandom! Sorry for my absence, I have some good reasons, which I will explain in a later post. For now, let’s get up close and personal with these GORGEOUS felt balls from The Felting Dorcas on Etsy. If you would like to join our #RegularRandom event, please…

Flatlay Love

I am fairly obsessed with flatlay photography. I recently got this new backdrop and this gorgeous wreath and so I spent an afternoon photographing it. This post is the reason why I couldn’t eat my lemon meringue pie until the next day! Sorry if I am a little absent this week and next – my…

Five Minutes with Lemon Meringue – RegularRandom

This is my RegularRandom, where we choose an object or a scene and spend only 5 minutes shooting it. It makes us think about angles and light and composition and moving your body rather than the subject. If you want to join in, please do! Tag your post with RegularRandom and link back to this…

Five Minutes with Brunch – RegularRandom

Thanks for visiting RegularRandom. If you haven’t seen it before, this is the concept:   choose an object or scene spend just 5 minutes shooting it, trying to be creative with angles and light and composition post your photos with the tag regularrandom pingback to this post so that we can see your results! This…

Regular Random – Five minutes with a Posy Jar

I picked up this stunning Posy Jar from a florist (Art Stems on Lygon) near me and spent a very long time photographing it inside my pop up studio. For this weeks #RegularRandom I chose a 5 minute window of shots for this post. If you’d like to join in, here’s what we do: choose…

RegularRandom – Five Minutes with Pens

I’m a stationery addict. There I said it. There’s comfort in knowing that I’m not alone. For this week’s #RegularRandom I decided to spend 5 minutes with my new Zebra Mildliners – (from http://www.bunbougu.com.au) these are seriously cool Japanese pens. I don’t know why Japan has such awesome stationery, but there it is. It is…

RegularRandom – Five Minutes with a Silver Pear

Welcome again to #RegularRandom, where we choose and object or scene and spend just five minutes shooting it, trying to see it from multiple angles, learning about how light interacts with the subject. It’s fun, although can be tricky to come up with new things to shoot. We’d love you to join in – just…

Olympus Macro Comparison – 30mm vs 60mm #RegularRandom

#regularrandom #regularrandom #regularrandom #regularrandom #regularrandom The lovely Jude from The Earth Laughs in Flowers asked if I had compared my two Olympus macro lenses. I recently got the 30mm macro lens after having used the 60mm macro for the last few years. I thought it was a great opportunity to compare the two lenses via our RegularRandom challenge, where…