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!

Photo Editing Fundamentals (with LightRoom)

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!

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 snappingContinue 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 CoffeeContinue reading “Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #3”

Photography Tips #13: Prone to Target

*Little Blog Post on life and photography* Archery is not my first target sport. You could say that when I was younger I was attacked by paper, so now I shoot it in various ways, but to totally honest I don’t know why I do target sports. It all began back in the day ofContinue reading “Photography Tips #13: Prone to Target”

Wedding Photography Experience

I’ve freaked myself out over wedding photography. After honing my Instagram feed to inspirational photographers (who obviously use many assistants and lighting apparatus) I am geared up to add Briony-Molly Photography to the inspiring list. Alas – I do not have a plethora of assistants or a comprehensive flash, let alone an ample lighting set.Continue reading “Wedding Photography Experience”

Varsity 2017

As with most other universities across the U.K. Aberystwyth engages with their rivals Bangor in annual sports-day-esque event known as Varsity. Each Uni bi-annually hosts the competition, seeing the likes of sports and societies alike to put forward their best and brightest to win the beloved silverware. This year Aberystwyth hosted the competition inviting aroundContinue reading “Varsity 2017”

Photography Tips #11: Capturing a Performance

There is nothing I like more than lying on the floor not having to worry about things. Maybe my nihilist approach to life does have its benefits as the angle from the floor under theatre lights does something magical for me. Living by the 45 degree rule in photography and by application the rest ofContinue reading “Photography Tips #11: Capturing a Performance”

Aquarium Photography Tips

I can not explain how much I love aquariums. Any size aquarium from the large sea life centres to smaller coastal centres and all those in between. I got to go to the Blue Planet Aquarium near Chester to try out some Aquarium Photography Tips. Of course, I took my camera along with me likeContinue reading “Aquarium Photography Tips”

Gold Beach Landscape Photography

Gold Beach stretches along the Normandy coastline, famously harbouring Port Winston in the Second World War. And also of course being a British Landing Beach for D-Day. I love these beaches not just because of their incredible history, but also of their eerie stillness, flatness and their failure to not shine golden in the sun,Continue reading “Gold Beach Landscape Photography”

My Holiday in Normandy

Over the last few weeks, nothing really has happened on this blog as I’ve been living it up in the beautiful French countryside. Due to the nature of my holiday, I didn’t really take many horse or sport-related photos but plenty of landscapes. So I give to you my first landscape and holiday post! IContinue reading “My Holiday in Normandy”

Sheep In Hand Photography

When I first got a bit more serious about equine and show photography, admittedly I brushed off the idea of photographing sheep and cattle shows. I put this mainly down to my ignorance of not exactly understanding the showing of these animals, and definitely not understanding how one sheep is better than another sheep that looksContinue reading “Sheep In Hand Photography”

How to Take Photos of Rugby

With the rugby season creeping ever closer with pre-season friendlies in full swing, I got the pleasure to tag along to a Welshpool game. My experience with rugby photography has been strictly restricted to rugby 7s. Rugby 7s is a game that is shorter, has fewer players, and generally has a faster pace. Being used toContinue reading “How to Take Photos of Rugby”

In Hand Show Photography

Over the past few days I’ve been running all over, shadowing in photography and working hence the delayed post, but here is another insight into my work with Storm! This time looking at In Hand Show Photography. Another aspect of equine photography that isn’t necessarily something you’d give a second thought to is showing inContinue reading “In Hand Show Photography”

How to Take Great Show Jumping Photographs

Today I had the privilege of shadowing Storm Equine Photography, a small business based in Ceredigion specialising in horse photography, and they are very very good at it. From working with them today here are the few things that I took from it all. I was working with their equipment, in this instance, a NikonContinue reading “How to Take Great Show Jumping Photographs”