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! Continue reading Photography Tips #20: Bokeh
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! Continue reading Photo Editing Fundamentals (with LightRoom)
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? What is a terrarium? a terrarium is a collection of plants … Continue reading How to Make a Terrarium!
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. This has been one of the hardest posts I have written and rewritten; please be nice and sorry for my absence! *** Perfectionism. The ability to not accept a … Continue reading Chronically Me #5: How Perfectionism caused my OCD
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
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 Coffee – The Fast Food Coffee (Not sure if this is … Continue reading Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #3
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 though my spell as a cheerleader was brief, it equipped me … Continue reading 9 Things Cheer Prepared me For in Life
***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