Photography Tips #21: Long Exposure

So, you have the basics of photography down and want to try something new. You’ve probably seen NatGeo photos with sweeping smooth landscapes, silky waterfalls, and busy light trails and want to try and capture it yourself. Well, you have come to the right place!*** Before I start on Long Exposure, we have to goContinue reading “Photography Tips #21: Long Exposure”

2020 in Books! Another Long Review

As I failed the 52 books in 52 weeks challenge last year, I decided with my new 2020 vision, I have no excuse to fail. The year kicked off to a fiery start with the consumption of books…And well we know how 2020 went after March… Safe to say I did better this year, readingContinue reading “2020 in Books! Another Long Review”

Photography Tips #20: Bokeh

The days are getting shorter, the nights colder and darker, to top it off, it is somehow still 2020. It’s getting to the festive season meaning that all the pretty lights are coming out both in the house and on the streets. It is always a treat to see, and more fun to capture! This post is to inform and help with getting that all aesthetic Bokeh effect and add a little more magical sparkle to your holiday pictures!

Creating A Colour Palette

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 your own custom palette by building on the basic colour harmony knowledge! Colour definition Within the realm of colour there are different ways of explaining in detailContinue reading “Creating A Colour Palette”

Photo Editing Fundamentals (with LightRoom)

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!

5 Reasons You Should Visit Bruges

Bruges has been a popular spot in my holiday history, and this is why…

My Travel Bucket List

Travel is going to be off the cards for a while, but I still can dream of the places I eventually will visit and share them with you! If you have been to any of these places, let me know what you thought! *** A few years ago, my brother bought me a scratch mapContinue reading “My Travel Bucket List”

Photography Tips: Back to the Basics

As a photographer, I am often asked about photography and how to take photos and such so I thought I would write an easy summary guide to the basics of how to take a photo, the things to consider, and the exposure triangle. Things to Consider Why do you want to take photos? What isContinue reading “Photography Tips: Back to the Basics”

2019 in Books! (A very long review)

I tried to read a book a week for year…. here is what I read.

Travel Bug #3: Normandy for Foodies

After being in Canada for two years, I went to visit my parents in Normandy. I forgot how charming the tiny winding roads, patchwork fields, and stylized houses were. Nestled in the heart of lower Normandy, surrounded by apple laden trees, cows and lush green grass, my parent’s house is the epitome of Normandy living.Continue reading “Travel Bug #3: Normandy for Foodies”

I Finished a Sketchbook! (And showing you the best bits)

It finally happened. I finished a sketchbook on my own! It only took me a year and a half, but from start to finish it has been a wild ride of sketches, painting and planning. A lot of my graphic design sketches I tend to do in lined notebooks so I can write around itContinue reading “I Finished a Sketchbook! (And showing you the best bits)”

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 snappingContinue 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 meContinue reading “Snapshots #17: Back in Black (and White)”

Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #1

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”