Five Minutes @ Doughnut Time – RegularRandom

Sorry I missed RegularRandom last week! I have been working away at a new project and it completely slipped my mind! So a quick summary of what it’s all about: 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…

TWO(?!) Minutes with Some Lorikeets? Parrots? Birds. #RegularRandom

Happy Sunday! Welcome to RegularRandom, if you would like to join in, here’s what we do: 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!…

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 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…

Five Minutes with MissGidget

Welcome to another RegularRandom, where we spend just five minutes with a single subject or a frame, shooting from different angles, seeing how the light changes, all the while trying to interfere with our subject as little as possible. It had to happen eventually, you knew I would spend five minutes with Gidget. Here she…

Five Minutes with Succulents and Felt

I have become quite addicted to Etsy, mainly to feed my planner habit (see Instagram @desleyjane_plans). I am always on the lookout for props for my flatlay shots that I do for product photography. I like things like marble, succulents (Pantone’s colour of the year is Greenery), gold, pink, and anything fun and colourful. So…

Five Minutes with Raspberries

Welcome back to #regularrandom where we spend just 5 minutes with an object or scene, photographing it from different angles, with different light, figuring out which settings and frames of reference will give you the best results. We’re taking a very short break from cakes this week (I’ve posted a lot of cupcake and macaron…

Five Minutes with Ms Robot #regularrandom

I recently posted Five Minutes @ Hellenic Republic which was a nice little challenge from one of my photography groups. After chatting with Robyn from Captivate Me, we decided to make it a weekly event and I ask you to join in the challenge. Robyn came up with the clever hashtag “regularrandom” so we will use…

Five Minutes @ Hellenic Republic

One of our photography groups is running a 52 week challenge, with a new prompt each week. The first week was #5Minutes, where we were tasked to take as many photos as we wanted, within 5 minutes, with the camera capturing the same location. I chose a restaurant near me, it’s a fabulous Greek place, run by…