Why Visit La Fosse Arthour?

August has flown by. Plenty of warm days for adventures in the local area. This week I visited a local magical point of interest, but why should you Visit La Fosse Arthour? Activities To say I am obsessed with where I live is an understatement. There is so much variety in terms of landscape, wildlife,Continue reading “Why Visit La Fosse Arthour?”

Photoshoot with Tonia

Fewer posts mean I have been incredibly busy! If you missed the last snapshot post of my time in Northumberland, check it out here, if you have, scroll down and enjoy some of my favourite snapshots from my photoshoot with Tonia! Natural light photoshoots are arguably my favourite type of shoot. Not only due toContinue reading “Photoshoot with Tonia”

Saint Martin de Bréhal

The towns of Saint Martin de Bréhal, Bréhal, and Coudeville sur Mer, share a stretch of golden sands north of Granville on the west coast of la Manche. The area is renowned for its shellfish, especially mussels, and oysters. This particular beach is home to a few of these ocean farms, whose traditional methods stretchContinue reading “Saint Martin de Bréhal”

Long-Exposure Photography: A Basic Guide

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! A Basic Guide to Long-Exposure Photography*** Long-Exposure Photography Before IContinue reading “Long-Exposure Photography: A Basic Guide”

New Year Photo Challenge

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 perfectContinue reading “New Year Photo Challenge”

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!

Snapshots #25: Pointe Du Hoc

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.

Snapshots #24: Annoville Dunes

Annoville Dunes, a nature reserve hidden on the west coast of the Manche Peninsular!

Snapshots #23: La Fosse Arthour

Another local adventure with my camera, this time venturing to La Fosse Arthour!

Snapshot #22: La Petite Cascade Mortain

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 “Snapshot #22: La Petite Cascade Mortain”

Photography Tips #19: Portraits

Before I even begin, what are the main questions I am asked about portrait photography?: What makes a good portrait? What settings are best? How do I compose a portrait? What makes a good portrait? The photo captures your subject(s) in a flattering way. The subject(s) is the main part of the photo Your subject(s)Continue reading “Photography Tips #19: Portraits”