Snapshots #20: Boss dog’s Beach Adventure

November 2019. The weather in Normandy is typical of the season, being a deluge of rain, whipped around by vicious biting winds. Of course, this typical day happened to be my birthday, and we just had to go to the beach. Stuffing ourselves full of delectable Hamembert baguettes, (Ham and Camembert) in the safety of the car, we decided that since we made it to … Continue reading Snapshots #20: Boss dog’s Beach Adventure

Snapshots #19: Mer Bleue Bog

Betwixt the straight roads, scattered towns and confused moose in Eastern Ontario lies a bog. This bog is one of the biggest prehistoric bogs in Onatrio, yet the people of Ottawa don’t really know much about it. I of course being the adventurous human that I am, and Canada having a distinct lack of castles, had to see the beautiful bog for myself. Was I … Continue reading Snapshots #19: Mer Bleue Bog

The Importance of Colour Harmony

Elegance, style and balance. When looking at a well designed piece, whether it is a logo, a website or a painting, we are absorbed by the colours. In designing, picking colours for a piece is not necessarily just about what the designer thinks looks good. Countless amounts of research have shown that people can be affected with exposure to colours, whether its a behavioural or … Continue reading The Importance of Colour Harmony

Photography Tips #16: 7 Easy Rules of Composition

It’s been a while since I’ve written about photography and it is still one of the biggest parts of my life… so here are some of the things I have learnt over the past 8 years. *** Photography composition takes a beautiful photo and makes it great. It also makes you slow down the snapping and get you to think about the subject and also … Continue reading Photography Tips #16: 7 Easy Rules of Composition

Snapshots #17: Back in Black (and White)

One can not begin to explain how excited one is now the hellish cold of winter has thawed and the promise of summer is heating our frozen souls…. So why not celebrate with all the photoshoots around the beautiful city of Ottawa! I am very lucky to have a great model friend to join me on my escapades, so big thanks to Adriana for your … Continue reading Snapshots #17: Back in Black (and White)

Photography Tips #15: Basic Lighting Techniques

***This is just a basic introduction to lighting techniques and set up!*** Easily one of the most important elements of art, lighting is integral to any kind of photography. 3 point lighting The standard lighting for everything photography and film. Key The main light. If you are using 1 light then it is always the key light. Usually this is the strongest in the scene, … Continue reading Photography Tips #15: Basic Lighting Techniques