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Child of Woman

Child of Woman The latest and penultimate image in my #daughterofwoman series - Child of Woman!  Yes, he is my baby, minus his head 🤪, and he was a bit of a wriggler to photograph!  I wanted to keep the colours more harmonious in this image and less chaotic to represent the lack of cognitive… Continue reading Child of Woman

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Creating shadows in Photoshop

Creating believable shadows in Photoshop is something that elevates composite photography. It is something I have found SO hard, over the years. I have tried different methods, all gleaned from YouTube and gathered a couple of go-to strategies. The same strategy doesn't always work for every image. Curves and select and mask Select the area… Continue reading Creating shadows in Photoshop

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Wife of Woman

Here it is, the second piece in my series 'Daughter of Woman'! Titled 'Wife of Woman', my aim is to create a 'family' in this series. The title concept links the pieces through them all being 'of woman', aka 'born' from a woman. However, the main concept linking all the pieces is 'the duality of… Continue reading Wife of Woman

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Fine Art Photography Awards

I entered 'Through The Flamingo Glass into the 6th Fine Art Photography Awards and received a nomination for the third year running! I don't enter many awards or exhibitions so I am thrilled to be nominated in the Open Theme category. Through The Flamingo Glass: Open Theme Nominee

A young woman crouches with her hands protectively over her head and back. Red, paper planes fire down on her.
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The Albatross Series

Back in 2017, I began struggling with my mental health. A lot of things happened in my personal and professional life in the years before but I chose to push through instead of reach out for help. Consequently, one day I broke. The Albatross project came out of my counselling sessions. My counsellor was amazing… Continue reading The Albatross Series

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Fine Art Photography Awards 2019

Happy to share that both my latest projects have been nominated in the 5th Fine Art Photography Awards. Part of 'The Albatross', titled 'Journey to Restoration', was a nominee in the conceptual category. Time Thighs was nominated in the open theme category. Happy days 🙂

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Back lamp Part II

Another awesome lampshade. 'I'm kind of in love with this one, it's so pretty. I may have to use it again. The processing turned out slightly different on this image. I love the depth of shadow under the lampshade and through the back and how it contrasts with the flatness of the chest of drawers.… Continue reading Back lamp Part II