Tag: stock photography

Behind the scenes – Broccoli still life

Behind the scenes – Broccoli still life

The bargain bin at the supermarket is always worth checking for photography props and this week it included several heads of broccoli, rapidly approaching their sell by date. I raked through for the best looking pack and took it home to model for me, gradually […]

Behind the scenes – Coffee-powered

Behind the scenes – Coffee-powered

This was possibly the best-smelling photo shoot I’ve done so far and indeed casting session, as I’d previously spent a while in the coffee aisle working out the best deal at the supermarket. Did you know that some coffee beans don’t smell as good through […]

Behind the scenes – Washi tape hack

Behind the scenes – Washi tape hack

I have unusual uses for washi tape. I tend not to craft with them, but they’re great for sticking things to other things and being able to unstick them again later, blemish-free. But a note to myself – and anyone else, really: the foam board […]

Behind the scenes – Returning from NYC

Behind the scenes – Returning from NYC

Returning from New York City, with one more look at the glowing lights of Times Square. Now to get to work selecting and processing all the photos I took around the city, from the little details to the big city views. I love walking around […]

Behind the scenes – Putting the gourds to work

Behind the scenes – Putting the gourds to work

Proof that my allotment is indeed a valuable contributor to my stock photography! One of my beautiful hessian potato sacks with the even more beautiful ornamental gourds harvested from the plot were put to work this weekend, arranged in front of the lovely red berries […]

Behind the scenes – Spillage

Behind the scenes – Spillage

Oh, the things that I have spilled on this floor during photo shoots. Peas, beans, breakfast cereals of all kinds, sugar, dried beans … A cupful of quinoa was the latest, getting straight under my toes, but at least having the manners not to roll […]

Behind the scenes – New props

Behind the scenes – New props

Buying props for photography is always fun, with the promise of new inspiration, new photos, new … income. These retro paper drinking straws are super pretty and I’ve have a few ideas for putting them together with some other retro pieces and bright colours in […]