Favourite iPhone Editing Apps

While I love my DSLR, I certainly don’t mind grabbing my iPhone to ‘get the shot’, especially when it’s the more convenient option! These are the two main apps I use to edit and upload to Instagram: this post contains affiliate links, thank you in advance for reading! Enlight [approx $5] Facetune [approx $3- wait until…

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Favourite Apps [part two]

Want to add your own logo to your iPhone photos? There’s an App for that. Here it is: It’s called Watermark and it’s $1.39 [CAD] Here’s a quick walk through- first, you must have your logo saved to your photos in your phone. I simply uploaded mine to Dropbox on my Mac. My logo was…

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Look Ma, no hands!

Since the evolution of the third arm is slow coming (how awesome would it be though, seriously!), I thought I would find out how some of my favourite instagrammers achieve this type of perspective without taping their iPhones to their foreheads… although I must admit, I might just give that a try one day, haha!

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In My Bag…

While I do have a great collection, it’s important to know that I have accumulated these babies over the last decade. I use each and everyone of these regularly.

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Zooms, Primes and Wide Angles oh my!

Oh boy, the choices out there on the market for lenses. It’s quite overwhelming really. While I will admit that I own a few myself, I must say that I researched the heck out of them before taking the financial plunge.

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Self-Portrait…can anyone say awkward?

{see behind the scenes video link at bottom } Portraits. Often a person’s worst nightmare. (Up there next to public speaking, in my opinion.)  The idea of sitting in front of the camera, feeling uncomfortable, with that famously awkward ‘Chandler’ smile (for those of you who’ve seen Friends, you know where I’m going with this). Ya,…

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EXPOSURE TRIANGLE

Understanding the basics of the exposure triangle- There are 3 elements involved in exposure (hence, triangle) • Aperture (the amount of light that passes through the lens) • Shutter Speed (the amount of time the shutter is open to allow in light) • ISO (the film or sensors sensitivity to light.) When you change one…

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First Half of Creativity.

Let’s assume by now you’ve got a handle on exposure (if not, refer to ‘EXPOSURE TRIANGLE‘). When you shoot in ‘M’ mode, the creativity starts in the camera. Now that you have an understanding of how to properly expose for light. (bravo!) let’s look at other ways to get creative with your images. (Yippee!) Simple…

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