Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Do you like my pretty suitcase?  I am always looking for props to use in my photo’s and I fell in love with this suitcase immediately.  I thought it would make a great background for some sweet, dessert treats. I found the trunk in one of the $2 chain stores, and whilst it wasn’t $2.00 it Continue reading

Mosman Gorge – Wordless Wednesday

Mosman Gorge – Wordless Wednesday

I know the idea of Wordless Wednesday is that I don't talk... but anyone who  knows me will know, that this is next to impossible. Wordless Wednesday is the perfect forum for me to showcase beautiful images from my travels prior to Gourmet Getaways. Here is a pictorial review of: Mosman Gorge Continue reading

Black & White Wednesday – Apples

Black & White Wednesday – Apples

Here we go again with another Black & White Wednesday. I have chosen to do a studio still life and used a mix of dots and stripes in the tea towels to add interest. Let me know what you think. The are many more gorgeous black and white images on our host Susan from  the “Well Seasoned Cook” Continue reading

Black & White Wednesday – Market Beets

Black & White Wednesday – Market Beets

It is time for another Black & White Wednesday. I have been participating in this event for about two months now and I feel I am starting to "see" images which will work in Black & White.  This display of vegetables looked very unexciting on the market table but I immediately knew it would Continue reading

Black & White Wednesday – Empty Bottles

Black & White Wednesday – Empty Bottles

I saw this bottle display whilst lunching with my brother at Cafe ish in Surry Hills. Below I have included the colour version of this image. I think the rendering of the scene in black and white makes for a stronger image and suits the structured display better than the coloured version. Feel Continue reading

Black & White Wednesday – Cafe

Black & White Wednesday – Cafe

I love the swirls of the creme, and the grain of the wood in the table.  I was busy editing this photo for a cafe a review when I looked at the image properly and immediately knew it would translate well to black and white. I hope readers are enjoying my little Black & White Wednesday Continue reading

Black & White Wednesday – Nutcracker

Black & White Wednesday – Nutcracker

I have entitled this image "The Nutcracker", pictured are some Macadamia nuts I recently received from Lorne Valley Macadamia in Port Macquarie. The nuts are sitting in a Mortar & Pestle that I purchased whilst in Bali. I chose this image for a black and white conversion because I wanted the Continue reading

Black & White Wednesday – Tempura Ice-cream anyone!

Black & White Wednesday – Tempura Ice-cream anyone!

Are you licking lips and imagining tipping that jug of chocolate syrup directly into your mouth? I know that’s exactly what goes through my mind when I look at this image! I don’t think this subject loses anything by being presented in a black and white format.  Perhaps it even gains that Continue reading

Black & White Wednesday – Dried Chilli

Black & White Wednesday – Dried Chilli

Welcome back to Black and White Wednesday hosted by Susan of “The Well Seasoned Cook” This week I have chosen to use a shot which included red and green dried chilli.  I like the contrast between the two colours and the texture of the basket behind although I think I should have aimed for a Continue reading

Black & White Wednesday #6

Black & White Wednesday #6

I am back again with another Black & White image for Black & White Wednesday.  I have chosen an image from my recent trip to Bali. Bali Limes These limes were growing on a verandah in a pot at a cooking school which I attended on my most recent trip.  We used quite a few in the Continue reading

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