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Macro

Lavender Art Series | Working with Textures

23 August 2013
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The past 3 months have been really difficult for me on a personal level, but one thing I’ve always known to be constant is my dear Mom. She has been my rock, my best friend, my everything, and I wanted to make something pretty just for her to show my love and gratitude. When I […]

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Playtime with my Macro Lens in a Wintery Landscape

13 December 2012
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In August this year, Julian, Dexter and I went to our favourite pet friendly lodge, Komati Gorge, close to Dullstroom. We went there last year, and everything I shot I used my Canon 85mm f/1.8 and used a grungy arty treatment. This time I decided to only use my Tamron 90mm f2.8 macro lens and […]

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Food Photography: A Little Something – Home made yumminess by Nadine Murphy

27 July 2012
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Nadine is a friend and neighbour, and has just opened her catering business called A Little Something. We recently spent the day together – Nadine cooking up a storm, while I did the styling and photography. Images were shot with my Canon 5D Mark III using either ambient light only, or with  a soft pop […]

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Cara de Kock’s Photo Shoot for the BBC Lifestyle Eric Lanlard Cupcake Competition

26 June 2012
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Earlier this week I photographed my beautiful (inside & out!) cousin, Cara de Kock for her entry to the BBC Lifestyle Eric Lanlard cupcake competition. The photos were taken at Cara’s gorgeous vintage inspired home in Melville – one of my favourite locations to shoot in, as there is no shortage of interesting props and […]

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Tutorial: How to create a blurry background

27 October 2011
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A blurry background, also known as shallow depth of field, is desirable in photography because it helps to separate the foreground from the background. This article explains how you can achieve this.

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