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Pre-emption – Code Ascending

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  I’m fortunate to have many talented friends – Code Ascending just released a new EP called Pre-emption and I provided the artwork! This is the work of James Harrison (Drummer – Air Formation/You Walk Through Walls/Monster Movie) and Alex and Laurence Harrison. Described … Read More

***January 2017 Sale – Now On!***

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For this month only – all limited edition A3 photographic and fine art prints are half price! The perfect time to freshen up your walls with a bit of beautiful art. Drop me an email (tracie.callaghan@lastlightcreations.com) to place an order, … Read More

Published in AllAboutHorsham

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  Um, so… this happened.     You can read the full article here: http://aahorsham.co.uk/content/traciecal    

Association of Sussex Artist’s Exhibition 2016

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I’ll be taking part in the next Association of Sussex Artist’s exhibition in August. Make a note in your diaries ;)    

I am your Captain – Glower

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  An old friend of mine, under the name of I am your Captain recently released a new album – Glower. This is the solo work of Ben Pierce, who is also the bass guitarist in Air Formation. Described as “…alternative … Read More

Traindoodles

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The commute into London can be a little dull, but I’ve found a way to pass the time and lighten the mood a bit (after being whacked round the head with a rucksack for the forth time). Traindoodles! I make … Read More

Raindrops I

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As some of you may know, I commute into London on a daily basis for the day job. On one of these rainy mornings the water drops on the window and a passing building site caught my eye. I took a … Read More

On Reflection – Completed and Sold

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Following on from my last work in progress update on this – which I know was some time ago now – I finally finished the largest painting I’ve ever undertaken. And in time for the Association of Sussex Artists Exhibition … Read More

Association of Sussex Artist’s Exhibition 2015

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    Last day of the Association of Sussex Artist’s Exhibition tomorrow – I’ll be there in the afternoon so if you’re in the area feel free to stop by and say hello :)       TC  

On Reflection – work in progress

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  A progress update for you on my rather large painting.     This is my second progress update on my largest painting to date and I’ve learned a few things: 1. (blindingly obvious!) One metre square really is very … Read More

2015 Calendar

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  Normally every year we get a calendar from someone at Christmas, last year we even got two. This year though, none. So instead of buying one, I thought I’d make one myself. I had some calendar templates from a … Read More

Work begins on my largest painting yet!

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So when I bought this metre square canvas (yep, that’s right 100cm by a whopping 100cm!) it really didn’t seem that big in the shop. Got it home and up on the easel (just about!) and well… it’s flipping massive!!! … Read More

Low Light London

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  So you may recall a while back I won a competition in Digital SLR Photography magazine with my macro shot of a vintage light bulb. Well the prize was vouchers for the Nikon Photography School and I used those … Read More

It’s All About Horsham

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  A nice little write up of a local exhibition I took part in last month on page 44 of November’s All About Horsham mag: http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/septaah            

…and we’re done!

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  Finished and shipped to the states – hope both her and her mum like it :)            

Progress update

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I promised to keep you updated on work in progress so here it is, going a bit slower than I’d like but quite enjoying it. Very relaxing and almost mediative. Let me know your thoughts, love to here them.   … Read More

My Friends’ Big Fat Greek Wedding…

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Excuse the pun but it had to be done – I’ve not actually even seen the film, I don’t think?! Anyways, two friends of mine had the most amazing wedding in Greece, back in May. And as I was feeling … Read More

Jewellery Hanger

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  I thought I’d share a little side project I completed recently – not art, nor photography related, but creative none the less. But first I have a confession to make.   I’m a Pinterest addict. There I said it. … Read More

Now on Sale…

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  ^_^ Just started listing some of my work (fine art / photography – reproductions / originals) for sale with Saatchi Art:  http://www.saatchiart.com/lastlight Feel free to have a nose around and let me know what you think!       … Read More

VolksWorld 2014

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Spent the day mooching about lots of old cars, some shiny, some more rusty than shiny. I like rusty old Volkswagens – good job really as we have three!        

Time stacking…

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…Creates the most amazing images! So need to do this: 500px Time Stacking Tutorial        

Macro Light Bulb

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With my recent competition winning success (come on, allow me a little gloating!) I thought it might be of interest to see how I achieved my macro shot of a vintage light bulb. I knew what I wanted to shoot; … Read More

Whoop Whoop!!!

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So excited! Check out the April edition of Digital SLR Photography mag to see my competition winning (!) entry ^_^ As they have such good taste we’ll let them off the misspelling of my name ;)     I’ll do … Read More

Photographer’s Scarf

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Ever get annoyed with your scarf ends getting all caught up in your camera strap? No…? Just me then! Anyways, while browsing the interweb one day I came across this scarf that looked to be the ideal solution. And the … Read More

Work in Progress…

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I don’t normally do people, so I thought it would be a good experience to give it a go. This photograph is of the cute little girl Sasha, who is daughter to the famous-in-photography-circles, Shana Rae of Florabella. I’ll keep … Read More

Of light and land…

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With all the dreary wet weather we’ve been having lately it made a real change to see some sunshine. No more encouragement was needed, the camera was grabbed and off to Frensham Ponds for a mooch about and to snap … Read More

Lime Drizzle Cake

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Makes 12 servings. What better to do on a dull, dreary, Sunday afternoon than a bit of baking? Especially when it’s a lovely lime cake full of zingy freshness. Really helps to banish those winter blues, if only for the … Read More

Quality time

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I’ve been spending some quality time with Photoshop editing a whole load of images taken last weekend on a mooch around Frensham Great Pond, including some experimental IR! Full blog post coming soon – but a sneaky peak in the … Read More

Xmas Bokeh

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  So, if you’re anything like me then your Camera will have got more presents this Christmas than you did! Not that I’m complaining, it’s a passion.   One of the gifts I got was a Creative Aperture kit for … Read More

Bosham

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    Bosham is a small coastal village in the county of West Sussex, UK, and a lovely little place to take a wander round on a crisp winter’s day. Not forgetting to stop in at one of the cafes … Read More

So true…!

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TC        

Sneaky peak…

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…as to how the long eared owl is coming along (pastel pencil). TC        

Upside down

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I take part in various photography challenges mainly because I enjoy it but also because I find it forces me to think outside of my normal ‘safe’ zone. I’m pleased to say that this image won me first place in … Read More

Walk in the snow…

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Down’s Link, Southwater Went for a walklast weekend in all the snow we had (well a few inches anyway!) Not far, just a little wander down the Downs Link. For those that don’t know, the Downs Link is a public … Read More

Feebee

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  Commissioned in late 2012, Feebee the border-collie, oil on canvas.   Josie, Feebee’s owner, had seen another of my paintings and contacted me by email to ask if I could do an oil painting of her border-collie. We discussed … Read More

Bunnies

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 Commissioned mid 2012, Bunnies, oil on canvas. A friend contacted me to ask if I’d do a large oil painting of her rabbits for her. Large scale oil paintings – cute bunnies – how could I resist? Jen wanted something … Read More