It’s the start of Foal Season. This means cute photos of foals. Stay tuned for all my upcoming albums! Foals are so much fun to take pictures of as they are both energetic and curious. Spending time playing with these youngsters, and taking pictures is a joy. The foals here are all KWPN jumpers, lookingContinue reading “Foal Season”
Wow things have moved fast this year… surprisingly given the worlds seems to be ending…
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”
In today’s post we are looking at one of my favourite spots year-round – Domfront.
As a photographer, I am often asked about photography and how to take photos. So, accordingly, I thought I would write an easy summary guide to the basics of how to take a photo. Including, the things to consider, the exposure triangle, and basic settings. Check out other photography tips here: Things to Consider WhatContinue reading “The Exposure Triangle”
Ottawa. Awatto. A what o to do with you…
I tried to read a book a week for year…. here is what I read.
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 Ontario, 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,Continue reading “Snapshots #19: Mer Bleue Bog”
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.
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”
(**Shout out to all you OC Transpo users! Seriously though I have encountered this everywhere not just Ottawa…stay safe**) I think buses will be the death of me. Specifically the bus I take to and from college. And to clarify, I don’t mean being hit by a bus Mean Girls style. I mean actually gettingContinue reading “Chronically Me #4: Buses and Bus People”
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”
To be truthful it’s been very hard to put into words the transition of Europe to North America, so apologies for the delay, and enjoy this rambling read… As a Brit moving to Canada didn’t seem that much of a move from the U.K. Oh how I was proven wrong. Of course the normal things ofContinue reading “2 Months of Canadiana Living”