Happy New Year! How are the resolutions going? This year I decided to come up with a weekly photo challenge to keep myself on my toes photo wise this year and stay creative as 2020 just drained all creative energy from me… And I don’t want that to happen again so it is the perfect time to commit to creativity, the whole new year, new … Continue reading New Year Photo Challenge
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
Before the exciting second lockdown, I was able to manage a couple of little coastal adventures. This one is Pointe du Hoc, outside of Criqueville-en-Bessin.
Pointe du Hoc for me is one of the reminders of the importance of the Normandy coastline in the 20th century. It is the littered ruins of structures both on and offshore alongside reels of barbed wire. It is pretty incredible how much history is in the ground here, yet it’s so easy to forget. Continue reading Snapshots #25: Pointe Du Hoc
I don’t want to mention the C-word here so here are some pictures from my garden! I used my own preset for these photos to boost the saturation, and at the same time give some muted accents and warmer tones to give it that summertime evening aesthetic. It’s somewhat amazing how much plants can revitalize your mood, from the little peep of a sprouting seed … Continue reading Snapshots #21: Garden in Springtime
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
Back at it again, sharing my walks as the weather is getting colder… Continue reading Snapshots #16: Autumn in Ottawa
**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 be bulky and heavy, and that is not just the price … Continue reading Photography Tips #14: Moving to Mirrorless