The Top Down Photo

  Ever wonder how to take that birds eye view photo? I know I sure did. Something about scrolling through Instagram and seeing this type of view always invited me into the scene. I was captivated by this, and it left me asking- What the whaaaat?? How do I take my love for shooting from…

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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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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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So… you’re doing a 365?

Let me share with you my impressions of a 365 project so far. Let’s face it, as I write this post, I realize that it’s only the beginning of May, so I’m not technically even half way there, and by NO means an expert on this subject, hence I’m sharing my experience and maybe you’ll…

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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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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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So, I got this big, fancy camera and all… but now what??

If you’re reading this, chances are you want to learn more about your camera, which nowadays, everyone has easy access to, be it your DSLR, or point-and-shoot (although I think that cell phones are the newest form of the grab and go camera, they certainly are uber convenient!) It has never been easier to have…

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