15 ideas for turning your photos into great presents

With Christmas just around the corner you may be stressing about what to get that person who has everything. A great gift idea for these people is something personal, something that will give them warm fuzzy feelings when they see it. And that thing could contain a photo with a lovely memory attached to it. Here are some suggestions on …

Christmas Candyland

Christmas is well on its way, and to celebrate I created another town in my Candyland series. Everything in the scene was handmade (apart from the fairy lights) and photographed by yours truly.     The tree was made by using a paper mache tree model from Hobbycraft and then I covered it in green royal icing – which took …

The snow dogs of Brighton

If you live in Brighton it would have been almost impossible for you to miss the large dog shaped sculptures around the town. As they’ve been around for awhile now you may know that they’re in aid of the Martlet’s charity and are designed by local artists and schools. Being a little bit of an art geek, I fell in …

Visual diary of a week in Cornwall

I was likely enough to have been invited to stay with my boyfriend’s family for a week in Cornwall as his Uncle has a home in a quaint small village there. Cornwall itself is beautiful and the places we visited are so scenic that it a dream to photograph. Here is a little visual diary of where we went… Cornwall …

Halloween exhibition

Hello friends! When I first started experimenting with surreal photography I was struggling with a mental illness and my work was a form of therapy for me. It allowed me to reflect the scary and dark emotions that I found difficult to explain in words. As a result of the suffering, my personal work went through some dark times with …

DIY birthday party/ photoshoot bunting

Recently my friend’s baby turned one and to celebrate we wanted to do an under-the-sea themed smash the cake shoot. I was really excited about this as it meant I could do my second favourite thing (first being photography!) which is crafting! I decided to make some cute shell bunting to hang across the backdrop of the shoot. Here’s how …

Candyoween! Halloween photography

I can’t believe it’s almost halloween! I’m not complaining though, halloween is one of my favourite times of the year! Last year I made Candyoween town, which is alot like my Candyland project but made with halloween themed sweets. Candyoween was tricker to make as there weren’t as many halloween themed sweets available as I first thought. However I did …

Christmas candyland – The making of..

Hello all! If you’ve been following my work or actually just visited the home page of this site, there’s a good chance you have seen my previous candyland photos. If not here’s another look: The above one was actually candyland number one. I was pretty happy with it, although it didn’t turn out exactly how I imagined, which is what …

Belle Events wedding fair

I must confess, that yesterday was my first time exhibiting at a Wedding fair. I’d put of doing one in the past because I heard mixed reviews about doing them and at the cost of them, it was a little bit a of gamble. But I think it’s important for me try these things, at least once, otherwise I’ll never …