The Importance of Colour Harmony

Elegance, style and balance. When looking at a well designed piece, whether it is a logo, a website or a painting, we are absorbed by the colours. In designing, picking colours for a piece is not necessarily just about what the designer thinks looks good. Countless amounts of research have shown that people can be affected with exposure to colours, whether its a behavioural or … Continue reading The Importance of Colour Harmony

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 snapping and get you to think about the subject and also … Continue 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 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

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 the key light. Usually this is the strongest in the scene, … Continue reading Photography Tips #15: Basic Lighting Techniques