spring

Aquilegia

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,...

Spring flower

Spring flower

  I hope you're all enjoying the new Pastel Painterly Textures as much as we are? I'm finding its textures particularly easy to use and not just for my usual flowers and still-lifes either, the pastels are working well on landscapes and beaches too! Today's photo...

Bluebells

It's been a while since we updated the blog, we've both been busy with other things.  I've been trying to get my garden organised amongst other things, I spent some of today planting my vegetable garden, I'm looking forward to heirloom rainbow carrots this season...

Baby Blues

Another photo shoot with the forget-me-nots, flowers are so much easier to photograph than people :-)This was taken with my macro lens and cropped square.I processed it using Tarte Tatin at overlay 22 % and Pompeii Stucco at Screen 40% I used a layer mask to remove...

Fresh

These lovely little forget-me-nots grow like a weed in my garden, I can see why they're so successful at spreading too, as their seeds tend to stick to your clothes in a big way! Of course I don't mind their weedy tendencies at all, in fact they're one of my favourite...

Softly softly….

I took this yesterday when we visited our hut in the country to the south of Dunedin, everything was wonderfully spring-like with the soft greens of the willows, daffodils amongst the grass, little lambs over the fence and the flowering cherry in full glorious...