February may be the shortest month, but that does not mean I am short on my reading list! This month I have been able to have some great reading opportunities that of course, I will be sharing with you below. Onto my February 2022 in Books. My to-read list has grown exponentially, thank you forContinue reading “February 2022 in Books”
Looking at the rundown of my 2021 in books, the main genres were Murder Mystery and Historical Fiction. This year I would like to break out of that trend, if you have any suggestions then please comment below!
Just a little post to stretch the fingers and creative mind….
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…
Another local adventure with my camera, this time venturing to La Fosse Arthour!
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”
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!
In today’s post we are looking at one of my favourite spots year-round – Domfront.
Normally I do not mix work with politics, but living in Normandy means I am surrounded by history from ancient to modern, and it would be wrong of me to not share! So today’s post may get a bit political and topical so please remember the opinions viewed are my own and all facts willContinue reading “D-Day Why Do We Remember?”
Known to be the fairytale castle of Northern France, Mont Saint Michel is not just an icon. The surrounding area is equally fascinating. Learn a brief history of the mount, as well as La Baie de Mont Saint Michel in this post. Find More Normandy posts here: Why Travel to La Baie de Mont SaintContinue reading “La Baie de Mont Saint Michel”
A short guide to Basic Portrait Photography. Where to get started when starting a portrait shoot. Basic Portrait Photography Before I even begin, what are the main questions I am asked about portrait photography?: What makes a good portrait? How to achieve this: It’s pretty daunting to go into portrait photography with little to noContinue reading “Basic Portrait Photography”
Probably the most golden rule of the golden rules within the art world, the rule of thirds is pretty iconic. But what is Photography Rule of Thirds? Photography Rule of Thirds You can divide a frame into 9 equal blocks, the intersecting lines making up 4 key points of interest. Using the lines and theContinue reading “Photography Rule of Thirds”
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”
As requested by like one person… Here’s my first blog about moving from Canada as a white girl to Rural as heck Normandy. Hold onto your hats as it’s windy here and always raining. Here is my take o Moving to Normandy. Moving to Normandy January. New year, new me. That’s how it goes right?Continue reading “Moving to Normandy, First Impressions”
Ottawa. Awatto. A what o to do with you…
I tried to read a book a week for year…. here is what I read.