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Taking a break

Hello. I’m taking a break for a while. A combination of computer issues that aren’t easy to fix and a host of ‘real world’ problems mean I need to rein in some activities for a while. See you all when I get back 🙂 Advertisements

Magnolias in bloom

[tweetmeme source=”fairycakemother”] The magnolias are in bloom in Highgate. Beautiful. Hop over the Channel to Paris In Pink for Spring photography of Paris and fashion in bloom. It’ll lift your heart. Skip along to your nearest park and enjoy some local natural beauty. If you enjoyed this post, why not Like our Facebook page or follow … Continue reading

It’s my birthday and I’ll eat cake if I want to!

[tweetmeme source=”fairycakemother”] Cake. MMMMM. It’s my birthday today. I’m celebrating with a lovely mid-week weekend with my OH in the glorious city of Bath. We’re having afternoon tea with the delightful Fiona Davies of Flame Interiors and then my birthday dinner is being hosted in the countryside home of illustrator and modeller, Anthony Hitchcock. I’m … Continue reading

Guest post: How to shoot food photography, part 2

[tweetmeme source=”fairycakemother”] Today, we have part two of a two-part guest post from creative photographer, Samantha Higgs To continue…. [part 1 is here] 3. Arranging the food It may sound obvious, but try to arrange the food in a pleasant and interesting fashion. If it’s a single large item, set it at an angle rather … Continue reading

Guest post: How to shoot food photography, part 1

[tweetmeme source=”fairycakemother”] Today, we have part one of a two-part post from creative photographer, Samantha Higgs. Food photography. It’s an established myth that you can only get half-decent results if you have a full studio bedecked with the latest, greatest equipment. The truth, happily, is rather more encouraging, and I speak as a professional. 1. … Continue reading