Cup and Saucer – Still Life

Still life image of a Cup and Saucer, complimented with flowers and heart candle. Camera Settings Camera: Canon EOS 70DLens: EF-S60mm f/2.8 Macro USMF/Number: f/16ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 60mmShutter Speed: 2.5 secSoftware: Lightroom Classic Charity shops are the ideal place to find bits and pieces for Still Life Photography.. this cup and saucer was £2. … Continue reading Cup and Saucer – Still Life

Oranges – Still Life

I am back posting at the moment simply because my hip has got worse and walking is now a thing that is getting painful to do. I'm off to see the surgeon on Monday Evening so hopefully I'm not too long before I have another new hip. I've already had the right hip replaced back … Continue reading Oranges – Still Life

Still Life – Basket of Roses – FOTD

Still life image of artificial roses in a wooden basket. I wanted to create a dreamy feel to the above image.. so I used a texture and Lightroom Presets to create the image. Posted as Part of Cee's Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.

Water Water Everywhere #50 – Ilfracombe Rocks

Moving on from yesterday... I spent half the day trying out Affinity Photo... yes it is an alternative to Photoshop... but again has it's limitations. I am on day 2 of the 10 day free trial. So whether I commit fully, is yet to be decided. Eventually I got my plug-ins to work with software, … Continue reading Water Water Everywhere #50 – Ilfracombe Rocks

Floral Friday – FF #22 – FOTD

Still life image of a wicker basket and artificial flowers. For this week's image I thought I would use an image I showed on My Still Life Photography Blog. I love my F2.8 60mm Macro Lens especially when wanting to close up still life. Lately I have been finding that I've been using this lens … Continue reading Floral Friday – FF #22 – FOTD

Mid-Week Monochrome #39 – Box of Flowers

Thank you to every one who entered the last MWM Photography Challenge. Your entries are greatly appreciated. Check out the comment section of the last challenge to view all entries to the challenge. Wooden Box of Flowers with Pebbles and Candle Also posted as part of Cee's Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.

My Week of Still Life – Friday 22nd May 2020

Well, I haven't done a lot of still life photography last week... due to internet problems and trying to sort out my laptop.  Which lost me a week. 😥.  I am glad that I finally managed to get this laptop working with a new wi-fi adapter.  Anyway, the only image I did work on this … Continue reading My Week of Still Life – Friday 22nd May 2020

My Week of Still Life – Friday 15th May 2020

This last week I've been playing around with a couple of images and a few images that I took when I first decided to take up Still Life Photography. Originally I was going to reblog my still life photos over to this blog, however, using reblog creates two additional photos in my media library.  And … Continue reading My Week of Still Life – Friday 15th May 2020

New Still Life Photography Blog- Follow Me On My Journey – Updated

Since this lockdown and due to limited mobility with hip problems... I have had to find another element of photography to concentrate on.  So for me, I have decided to get into Still Life Photography and Composite Work.   As well as a dab of abstract work with my twirling.  To keep a track of … Continue reading New Still Life Photography Blog- Follow Me On My Journey – Updated


For me, the COVID pandemic has made me turn my hand to still life photography.  Not being able to do much landscape photography, I have taken to finding objects in and around my home to photograph. Whether it be artificial flowers, with a purse and glasses thrown in for good measure Or flowers placed in … Continue reading Friendly Friday: COVID DISCOVERIES

Still Life – Bits and Bobs – On the brighter side

I love dark and moody still life photography... anyway today I gave myself the challenge to try bright, soft and fresh feeling still life composition. The Common Prayer-book in the above image is over 52 years of age... I received that when I was a bridesmaid as a child. I photographed the above image to … Continue reading Still Life – Bits and Bobs – On the brighter side

Bathroom Accessories

One thing this lockdown has created is clean cupboards.  Anyway in our cupboard was my OH's tripod.  Mine is OK as it is lightweight and I only paid about £12 from Aldi for it, so I can't complain.  It is sturdy enough for my X-T100 but I am not confident with it when using my … Continue reading Bathroom Accessories