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.
hockey season is back.
HOCKEY SEASON IS BACK
Elegance, style and balance. When looking at a well-designed piece, whether it is a logo, a website or a painting, it is all about 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 are affected byContinue reading “The Importance of Colour Harmony”
I’ve been trying to do more walks while I’m not at work to enjoy the last few weeks before it goes cold here, so enjoy!
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”
One can not begin to explain how excited one is now the hellish cold of winter has thawed and the promise of summer is heating our frozen souls…. So why not celebrate with all the photoshoots around the beautiful city of Ottawa! I am very lucky to have a great model friend to join meContinue reading “Snapshots #17: Back in Black (and White)”
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”
After getting positive feedback on my potty post, I thought I would continue my series of awkward britishness abroad and bring you the second of the series….. *** Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #2 Precipitants So I found a definition of precipitants on the Met Office website and now am slightly alarmed: The definitionContinue reading “Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #2”
Seriously been struggling with a writing block currently so forgive the ranty quality of the post! ***** It’s now approaching the 6 months of living in Ottawa and I’ve started to get used to the vocabulary and the way things go but there are still things that continuously catch me off guard. I was initiallyContinue reading “Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #1”
Over the weekend I went to Toronto for the weekend. Being a short 4ish hour drive form Ottawa, what’s not to lose? I’ve been trying to stylise my pictures for a unique look and the G7 lets me play with colour so much more than my Canon 6d. All the edits are made inContinue reading “Snapshots #15: Toronto in Blue”
To be truthful it’s been very hard to put into words the transition of Europe to North America, so apologies for the delay, and enjoy this rambling read… As a Brit moving to Canada didn’t seem that much of a move from the U.K. Oh how I was proven wrong. Of course the normal things ofContinue reading “2 Months of Canadiana Living”
It’s a common theme, my adventurous trips to get away from it all. Yet, I can not stress the importance of taking a step back from my intense work life. Enjoy the world and life we are given. As the last couple of months has been a series of heavy deadlines mixed with a series ofContinue reading “Portmeirion Day Trip”
There is nothing I like more than lying on the floor and not having to worry about things. Maybe my nihilist approach to life does have its benefits. 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 of myContinue reading “Theatre Photography Tips”