CSO Photography Gavray

CSO photography or showjumping to my anglophone friends is one of my favourite sports to watch and capture. It is only second to dressage, which you can find some examples of here in my last event post! A small peak into my day out with the team in Gavray, Manche. For another competition, but thisContinue reading “CSO Photography Gavray”

CSO Centre Equestre du Val de Sienne

Photography from my day out with the team at CSO Centre Equestre du Val de Sienne. A good day all around, fine weather, happy horses, and two first places. Starting early in the morning, the light change from sunrise to sunny day was wonderful. Autumnal show jumping competitions are always a gamble for the weather.Continue reading “CSO Centre Equestre du Val de Sienne”

Normandie Dressage Saint Lรด

Normandie Dressage holds events across Normandy, most notably at the Haras Nationaux in Saint Lรด. Every year I go along to finals week to see amateurs and professionals alike compete. “๐˜™๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต ๐˜ข ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ, ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข ๐˜จ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ. ๐˜๐˜ต ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ข ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ.Continue reading “Normandie Dressage Saint Lรด”

An Introduction to Editing Fine Art Equestrian Photos

Always wanted to create gorgeous fine art photos of horses but never know where to begin? Welcome to my introduction to editing fine art equestrian photos. Note this page is not a tutorial. Editing Fine Art Equestrian Images Fine Art Photography edits are becoming increasingly popular. With the constant updates to editing software such asContinue reading “An Introduction to Editing Fine Art Equestrian Photos”

A Guide to 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!

Adobe Lightroom Fundamentals

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!

How to Make a Terrarium!

Plants are so good for you, the environment, your soul, and your wellbeing. This may just be me being an avid plant mother, or it’s the spores slowly taking over my brain… Anyway, why have just plants in pots when you can trap them in a jar and watch them create their own ecosystem? WhatContinue reading “How to Make a Terrarium!”

Chronically Me #5: How Perfectionism caused my OCD

I know I haven’t been an active blogger recently and there has been a big reason why. And I am going to share it, as I feel like it’s something other people have faced or are facing.ย This has been one of the hardest posts I have written and rewritten; please be nice and sorry forContinue reading “Chronically Me #5: How Perfectionism caused my OCD”

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”

Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #3

And so the saga continues. After being introduced to various aspects of coffee in Europe, see back to my Cafรฉ and the Continent Post,ย 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”

9 Things Cheer Prepared me For in Life

So today I was thinking as a tower of menus almost hit me in the face, that I wasn’t too worried about the damage the leather bound menus would do to my face as cheerleading taught me that it’s okay to catch things with your face. And this got me thinking that cheerleading even thoughContinue reading “9 Things Cheer Prepared me For in Life”

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 theContinue reading “Photography Tips #15: Basic Lighting Techniques”