Age of the Selfie

We are in the age of social media where all day people take photos of themselves with a smartphone most times and shares them to their social media pages. I seem to always see people in all parts of the world taking photos of themselves.  You can see the sheer joy and happiness that most get when they are in the lens.  You see lips puckering, smiling faces, laughs, funny faces and this has inspired me to start snapping photos of people taking photos of themselves.  Below is my selfie gallery.  I even have a couple with myself in them.   

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Panoramic Shot

Have you ever saw a wide beautiful landscape and wanted to capture this beauty with one photo?  The answer to this is to take a panoramic shot because otherwise everything cannot fit into the frame.  On the Iphone you are able to create this by rotating with the phone while taking a picture.  If you are not using your Iphone you will have to stitch the images together.  I am going to create a panoramic shot by taking several images and stitching them together in Photoshop or Lightroom.  It is best to use a tripod to keep your camera steady but I decided to go handheld with the camera and… Read More

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My Favorite Place in England

This blog post is dedicated to one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. Lake District, England. I have taken 2 trips to the area in 3 months as I was amazed by the natural beauty picturesque landscape. The area is a photographer’s dream and a great place to hone in your skills. I last visited in the summer where the fells (small mountains) are covered with gorgeous green landscapes and there are many rivers, waterfalls and lakes to visit. On the 1st trip I stayed at this quaint B&B in Keswick owned by a lovely family that recently moved to the Lake District. I was lucky enough… Read More

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