Photography

FUNNY HAT FRIDAYS: DIY Black Rose Crown and Barossa Autumn Foliage

I spent most of 2018 living in the beautiful Barossa Valley wine region for my rural hospital placement. It’s special to be able to watch the countryside slowly change with the seasons. I started the year marvelling at fields of golden grass and rows of lush green vines, and was equally enraptured by the gradual transition to the deep reds of autumn in April-May.

FUNNY HAT FRIDAYS: DIY Black Rose Crown and Barossa Autumn Foliage

And so, on my final day of Semester 1, I took the afternoon off (what a rebel!) to do a photoshoot amongst the beautiful autumn foliage.

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FUNNY HAT FRIDAYS: DIY fresh ivy flower crown, McLaren Vale

FUNNY HAT FRIDAYS: DIY fresh ivy flower crown @ McLaren Vale

For my brother’s birthday last November, he organised for us to go in a mini bus to a pretty winery in McLaren Vale, a wine region in south of Adelaide. This was prior to my moving to the Barossa (another wine region to the north)… I was going to say “so being surrounded by vineyards was still a novelty”, but to be honest even after some eight months here, I still marvel at the views!

Anyway, me being me, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to do an impromptu photoshoot in a new location for me (I had never been to McLaren Vale before). And what better crown to wear to a winery than one of vines! Fortunately, my sister-in-law was part of the birthday party, so I had a photographer on hand for a few quick snaps.

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FUNNY HAT FRIDAY- DIY Easter egg & Birdnest fascinator

FUNNY HAT FRIDAYS: DIY Easter Egg & Bird Nest Fascinator

I hope you all had a blessed Easter! I am currently living in Kapunda for my rural hospital placement, but came home to Adelaide for the Easter long weekend. During this time, I made an appropriately themed fascinator and headed to the river with next to the university to take a few photos! It was a bit spontaneous, so I just used what materials were available to me since all the shops were closed.
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FUNNY HAT FRIDAYS: Sakura Cherry Blossom Fresh Flowercrown

FUNNY HAT FRIDAYS: Cherry Blossom Fresh Flowercrown

Hello hello! If you’ve been following my Insta, you may recall a photo I shared of my street in the 2014.

Every spring, without fail, the little plum trees lining my avenue slowly erupt into a glorious bloom of pale pink blossoms. It is really a sight to behold, and its also fun to see their tiny petals gather along the roadside with each passing day as I walk to and from the bus stop. So last September (2016) I couldn’t resist but to make a cherry blossom flower crown.

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COLLABORATION: DIY Red Riding Hood Cloak-wolf transformation with Chelsea Burford

COLLABORATION: DIY Red Riding Hood Cloak

This is the most-involved photoshoot I have done to date, and involved DIY fashion with make-up by the talented Chelsea Burford (check out her page!)

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FUNNY HAT FRIDAYS: Rose and daisy birthday fresh flowercrown + Faith in Fools 21st birthday

FUNNY HAT FRIDAYS: Rose and daisy 21st birthday fresh flowercrown with Faith in Fools

This flower crown was commissioned for the 21st birthday of my beloved friend, E,  from Faith in Fools. It was a house gathering that wasn’t too big, but lots of fun! The colour themes for the party were gold and berry hues (dark pink, deep reds, plum etc.), which is what she wanted for her flowercrown.

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LOST IN ASIA: Japanese pseudo-samurai kimono

LOST IN ASIA: A Japanese Psuedo-Samurai

Welcome to the second installment of Lost in Asia, which involves photoshoots featuring different styles of traditional Asian dress. Today, we styled a male Japanese kimono.

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