It’s time for a photo challenge…
A while ago I wrote a post about colour harmony and the traditional colour schemes in media. Now I have the expertise to share how you can create a colour palette by building on the basic colour harmony knowledge! Colour definition Within the realm of colour there are different ways of explaining in detail whatContinue reading “Create A Colour Palette”
Normandy is known for being pretty flat. Lower Normandy is known for this in particular. There are of course hills and miles of fields, but the general topography is pretty flat. Why am I telling you this? It happens that I live near two of the only waterfalls in Normandy! These two waterfalls are aptlyContinue reading “La Petite Cascade Mortain”
Now that restrictions have started to wane and normality is starting to return to Europe, I took the opportunity to take my new car out on the road and drive down to a friend’s place in Burgundy. A change of scenery for my 5 Days in Bourgogne. I’ve been familiarising myself with the local townsContinue reading “5 Days in Bourgogne”
Adobe products can be intimidating, but fear not, I have curated a super easy guide on the basics of lightroom so you don’t have to struggle anymore!
A short guide to Basic Portrait Photography. Where to get started when starting a portrait shoot. Basic Portrait Photography Before I even begin, what are the main questions I am asked about portrait photography?: What makes a good portrait? How to achieve this: It’s pretty daunting to go into portrait photography with little to noContinue reading “Basic Portrait Photography”
Probably the most golden rule of the golden rules within the art world, the rule of thirds is pretty iconic. But what is Photography Rule of Thirds? Photography Rule of Thirds You can divide a frame into 9 equal blocks, the intersecting lines making up 4 key points of interest. Using the lines and theContinue reading “Photography Rule of Thirds”
Ottawa. Awatto. A what o to do with you…
I tried to read a book a week for year…. here is what I read.
Elegance, style and balance. When looking at a well-designed piece, whether it is a logo, a website or a painting, it is all about 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 are affected byContinue reading “The Importance of Colour Harmony”
Pigeons are great. I can’t convince people in conversation, but I can maybe convince people in a blog post.
I’ve been trying to do more walks while I’m not at work to enjoy the last few weeks before it goes cold here, so enjoy!
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 snappingContinue reading “Photography Tips #16: 7 Easy Rules of Composition”
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 meContinue reading “Snapshots #17: Back in Black (and White)”
And so the saga continues. After being introduced to various aspects of coffee in Europe, see back to my Café and the Continent Post, I thought it may be good to share my thoughts on the Canada Coffee culture as its certainly…. different. *** Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #3 Canadian Coffee Culture Ordering CoffeeContinue reading “Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #3”
Seriously been struggling with a writing block currently so forgive the ranty quality of the post! ***** It’s now approaching the 6 months of living in Ottawa and I’ve started to get used to the vocabulary and the way things go but there are still things that continuously catch me off guard. I was initiallyContinue reading “Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #1”
Over the weekend I went to Toronto for the weekend. Being a short 4ish hour drive form Ottawa, what’s not to lose? I’ve been trying to stylise my pictures for a unique look and the G7 lets me play with colour so much more than my Canon 6d. All the edits are made inContinue reading “Snapshots #15: Toronto in Blue”
**Sorry for the no show I’ve had so much happen (all will be revealed) *** I haven’t really been posting photography related things recently, mainly due to the combination of working very long shifts and being in the awkward waiting transitional period of graduating and continuing my life as an adult… Camera equipment can beContinue reading “Photography Tips #14: Moving to Mirrorless”