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Travels with My Aunt – hat and passports

mouse-over for before view. Here’s a possible book cover set-up I shot several months ago, It’s theme being loosely based on Graham Greene’s famous; ‘Travels With My Aunt’ novel, but I didn’t like the final ‘before’ result as it just didn’t ‘mesh up’ so I filed it under ‘problem images’ and forgot about it until […]


Celestial Painterly Pack Launch

Click for a larger view Welcome to this years full pack launch into outer space! This time it’s another addition to our most popular Painterly series, its theme is ‘Celestial’ which includes the names of stars and noble gasses as we thought we could discern swirling nebula gases and the textural landscapes of distant planets, […]


Table Brushes

mouse-over for before view. Back to work after a long hot, dry summer in France, where i’ve been busily turning our 300 year old barn into an artist’s studio come photo studio. Along with concreting the earth floor I’m also fitting roof windows, the first is up and working and is partly lighting this simple […]


Summer Sale and Pastel Preset Launch

Click for a larger image First the sale! Simply enter the code Summer18 when purchasing and you’ll receive a 20% discount off any products, including the new preset pack but hurry as this discount is only valid until August 5th ! Welcome to our latest pack of the ever popular presets for Nik Color Efex. […]


Bokeh Pack launch

Click for a bigger view and please note that although the mosaic shows all the textures as landscapes, Bokeh 35-64 are actually in portrait format. We’re bonkers for Bokeh! Welcome to another long awaited catch-up set of glittering Bokeh! We’ve been working on this set for months and whilst doing so also noticed Bokeh is […]


Summer in a jug

mouse-over for before view. It’s been a wonderful summer here in southern New Zealand, in fact a record breaking one temperature wise. My garden has certainly loved the extra warmth, I’ve had a bumper crop of tomatoes and more cucumbers than I know what to do with, and the pumpkin has gone berserk,  as a […]


River Saone part two in portrait format

mouse-over for before view. Shot towards the end of the the same Saone river shoot blog we posted the other day, I thought I’d quickly follow it with this similar but also quite different image that was processed in a similar way. I used a poloriser filter on the camera to bring out the blue […]


Flooded River Saone

mouse-over for before view. Firstly, a big Happy New year to all our readers! Up here in eastern France we’ve had a very soggy winter, warmer than usual but also much wetter and because of all that rain we’ve not had much chance of getting fresh images, but on Sunday we had a rare golden […]


Flypaper Vignettes launch

Welcome to our brand new Flypaper Textures ‘Vignettes’ pack! Who would have thought that we had not already launched such a strong concept pack? This pack is a great all rounder, from heavy to light and ethereal and all shades in between perfect for adding extra drama to your photos. Once again we’ve managed to […]


Bluebells

mouse-over for before view. It’s been far too long since our last before/after photo and texture recipe blog post! Time has been short of late as we’ve been busy with many other projects. Hopefully we’ll be blogging a bit more frequently in the future though. It’s late spring here in southern New Zealand and the […]


Flypaper Waxworks Textures Launch

Click for a bigger view Welcome to our very first encaustic wax worked texture set! We noticed how popular waxing photographic prints had become some time ago and made a note to ourselves to do something along those lines, then this year the right time finally came about and we kitted ourselves up with loads […]


Midsummer Sale!

Hi everyone! Now is your chance to catch up with all the missing packs from your collection at rock bottom prices with our  Midsummer  20% off all products SALE! Simply enter the code Summer17 on purchase to receive the discount. But hurry, the sale will finish on the July 30th! Head on over to our […]


Fly Muse 20 Launch

Click for a bigger view Our new first pack of the year the Fly Muse 20 pack of textures has been created to satisfy a demand for fans who have requested we bring out a smaller, cheaper pack who don’t want to spend as much $40 on a pack but still want our normal pro-sized […]


On Frozen Pond

mouse-over for before view. I believe this is the first Flypaper Edges 3 blog so Im pleased to be able to post an already popular image I posted a couple of days ago on my Face Book and Flickr accounts! Captured a few weeks ago in the coldest part of winter when the farm pond […]


Bird Brush Launch

mouse-over for before view. How many fellow photographers have had beautiful landscapes that just lacked a certain – je ne sais quoi? – a certain something? Well now flypaper textures can help you out yet again with our brand new Bird Brushes! Welcome to our second Brush set, this time we have Birds! All kinds […]


Aquilegia

mouse-over for before view. Once again apologies for the lack of recipe blog posts recently, we’ve been very busy with pack launches and suchlike, hopefully we’ll be posting more here soon, I know Paul has some lovely ones to share with you but in the meantime, another flower! These aquilegia also have the very apt […]


Flypaper Nik Presets 6 Launch

Click for a bigger view For Thanksgiving and Cyber monday week we’re holding another popular Black Friday Sale. Simply enter the code Birdfly when purchasing and you’ll receive a 25% discount off any products, including the new preset pack but hurry as this discount is only valid until November 30! 🙂 Welcome to our brand […]


Edges 3 Launch

Click for a bigger view Need to add authentic age to Steampunk imagery or attain a fantasy Alice in Wonderland photographic look? Did you yearn for a natural large plate format photographic feel? Have you ever wanted natural un-contrived edges that are not the everyday humdrum TTV retro, but something a little bit special? Then […]


Label and Frame Brushes Launch

Click on image for a bigger view. Welcome to our very first Flypaper Brush pack launch! Both Jill and I are into bottling our excess garden produce in a big way, so this little label and frame pack comes in very useful for us too ! Most of the brush images are from antique Victorian […]


Softness

mouse-over for before view. Sorry it’s been such a long time since our last post! We’ve both been busy with more important things like holidays:-) I have spent a lovely 10 days on the tiny Pacific Island of Niue, it’s such a relaxing and laid back kind of place and I’d love to return some […]


Tempest Painterly Launch

Click image for larger view. Nurtured through an el Nino’s stormy season, the wettest spring or autumn, depending on your hemisphere, in over 100 years and having a swirly, misty, almost tonal feel, we quickly fell upon the Tempest name for this set. So bring on the tempestuous Tempest Painterly Set with evermore brushstrokes, canvases […]


Vintage Boots

mouse-over for before view. Something a bit different from me this time! You see,  every few weeks a group I am a member of over on Flickr runs a fun photo challenge where you’re given three elements and have to create a new photo, it’s in the Utata group for anyone interested and the challenge […]


Late Roses

mouse-over for before view. These are almost the last roses of the season and what a wonderful summer and autumn it’s been here too with sunny days, mild temperatures and not as much rain as usual. Winter has arrived today though as has the rain! Roll on spring! This has very simple processing and the […]


Dungeon

mouse-over for before view. Sometimes whilst searching for textures I’ll also fall upon a shot I can use and what a great day that is! Here we were in a village in a very deep gorge that’s known for its champagne type sparkling wine. Being in a deep gorge on a cloudy winter’s day it […]


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