Sunday, May 24, 2015

Peppermint Oil to the Rescue

It is the season of sickness and this natural little remedy has come to the rescue. When rubbed all over the body, it has healing effects that the entire body can benefit from. Open airways, increased circulation and relaxation properties. Peppermint oil is a bit of a cure all so stock up. It's eased the burden of sickness in our real life.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Compassionate Moment

Use this photograph and take a moment to breathe deeply.

Fill your mind your compassion.

-Buddha

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Importance of White

For my digital photography course, we took this seemingly benign photo. It was to stress the importance of white and it's power to create contrast. The students took an alternative photo with a model standing in the middle. However, this one evoked the most chatter. Plain white wall. It's the simplest of backgrounds but very striking.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Guitar Madness

In my real life I take photos. Mostly people to be specific but my latest projects have me working with inanimate objects. Guitars are magically musical tools, and I have had the pleasure of adding them to my portfolio quite recently. Them alone and/or with their handlers. Truth be told, the guitars were one of my most difficult subjects to date. All of the curves and lines make them intimidating to shoot. I was a bid mad with myself but mostly I was dubious with the realities of post production.

So to all the mad, musical geniuses out there, I hope I did the guitar justice. Enjoy the gallery below.













Friday, May 15, 2015

No Fooling Fall

I've been a fool and tried to ignore the changing season. It wasn't until the sound of the chainsaw and the hatchet launched me out of my sleep one cold and dreary day, that I accepted the impending colder weather. It was full on fire preparation as piles of massive wood stumps and trees were dismantled by man's hands then meticulously stacked.

There is beauty in every season and I welcomed the change by photographing the wood stack a few weeks back. That rhymed. Wood is a naturally clean burning energy source. If you're handy like that, chop your own and save heaps on your energy bill.

Have a ball this Fall by staying wood warm, Southern Hemi.

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