We went for a drive into the hills over the weekend and saw the gorgeous tulips at Araluen Botanical Park. Spring is everywhere, all around us, at the moment. From the new shoots on our grape vine to the warm easterly breeze that carries the smell of the bush into my office window. It’s my favourite season.
I thought these prints by Beloved & Co summed up our little weekend escape.
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We are in the depths of winter down here. While we may not have snow, we do have some very chilly mornings. I think we should celebrate winter… of course I’m saying that from the comfort of my heated office, wearing three layers and a pair of Ugg’s.
I think this gorgeous circular prints from Moon Garden Art celebrate art. What do you think?
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Today I’m looking at bokeh.
In Japanese bokeh means blur or haze which is kinda self evident when you look at the examples below.
Personally I really like the effect because there is a softness to it. It strips away parts of a photograph leaving the focal points behind. It also reminds me of when I was a kid and I squinted at lights on buildings at night to turn them into fairy lights (something I learned from Mum).
What do you think of bokeh?
1. Bree Madden.
2. Carolyn Cochrane.
3. Chelsea Victoria.
4. Ti Amo Foto.
5. Pop Pop Photography.
6. Lawson Images.
Do you ever have an overwhelming desire to totally switch out all the art that is hanging in your home? It must be a seasonal thing. As we down here tiptoe through autumn and onto the winter months I’m feeling less flowery and more moody seascape.
Do you get the moody winter blues or do you embrace single digit ℃’s with open (but cold) arms ?
1. Black and white abstract – Paul Maguire Art.
2. Mockingbird Mud Art – Stacey A Fleming.
3. Darkness – Margaret Lillian.
4. Rainy window – Dull Blue Light.
Welcome to Monday. I thought we’d kick off the week with a look at the work of Elle Moss. She’s a photographer from Ann Arbor with a real eye for the surreal and whimsical. I especially like her moody naturescapes.
Before the Storm