Pretty soon, the streets will be filled with ghosts, goblins and glittery fairies. So, get your camera ready for all of the creative photo ops! Many will be spontaneous magical and mystical moments, but some require planning ahead. Have […]
Autumn colors at the Champlain Lookout in Gatineau Park in Chelsea, Quebec. Photo by Blair Gable
I have had the privilege of living in two regions of Canada that feature some of the most colorful autumn transformations – the Niagara […]
Fall is a fantastic time to experiment and try new photoshoot ideas. The weather is bearable and we seem to have more time as the summer winds down and we haven’t quite hit the Holiday rush. Let’s look at […]
Sunset photos can be some of the most breathtaking photos out there. Talented photographers make good use of lighting, reflections and most importantly, timing. As the sun sets and draws closer to the horizon, the light of the sun is […]
Star Wars Day, or May the Fourth as it’s known by fans around the world, is your chance to celebrate everything Star Wars. Social media sites will be flooded with posts and memes and you can get in on […]
Looking for some different ways to capture the great spring colors that are coming into bloom this time of year? Here are some spring photography tips to keep in mind.
1. Pay Attention to Your White Balance
When trying to capture […]
Here where I live, cold snaps plague the city during the winters, but one morning I woke up to a nice surprise. Interesting frost formations decorated the windshield of my car. So naturally I broke out some gear and […]
For photographers, Christmas lights are one of the more interesting parts of the Christmas season. They present a genuinely unique opportunity; we don’t hang long strings of tiny lights all year round (unless you’re one of those people who […]
Looking for a unique gift for Mom this Mother’s Day? Here are some ideas that you can create with your own digital talents.
Gift Idea #1: Framed “Mom” Quotes
Grab your favorite Mom quote, add a border or background, print it […]
By now you have probably seen the #dollypartonchallenge meme. It started with the famous singer posting an image on Instagram with four photos in a grid showing her different looks for the different social media platforms.
Have you ever wondered where some of these printing terms come from? Why do we talk about ‘leading’ when we look at line spacing? Why do you have to “mind your P’s and Q’s”? Is upper case called upper […]
When I first started university back in 1999, the possibility of being a professional blogger just didn’t exist. It wasn’t a job yet. Now blogging has infiltrated daily life. People use blogging for marketing, as personal diaries, to discuss […]
From their captivating symmetry to their reflections in the water below to the depth of their vanishing points, bridges are always an exciting subject to photograph. Let’s take a quick trip around the world and check out some of […]
Plaid is one of the world’s widest-spread and most-recognizable patterns, appearing on everything from shirts and scarves, to kilts and hats, to rugs and wall-hangings. Originating in northern Scotland, the iconic fabric has existed for thousands of years, and […]
As Autumn sets in and a chill is in the air, who doesn’t want to bundle up in their favorite sweater? But we’re not the only ones who can manage that: these adorable bunny rabbits are ready to stay […]
Why do people shave their cats to make them look like dinosaurs? I’ll be honest: I’m not entirely sure. But I’m very glad they do.
Sometimes, the most important thing about a photo is the subject, as when the mighty […]
Sometimes a cat and an owl have a heart-meltingly adorable friendship:
Source: Daily Mail
But, in the grand spirit of the internet, sometimes merely adorable isn’t enough. Sometimes you have to ask yourself: what if we took things just a little […]
Using video for business promotional purposes is increasingly popular and effective. In fact, 64% of consumers are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video, while including a video on your landing page can increase conversion […]
30 years ago the original Ghostbusters movie was released and I thought it would be fun to create a Ghostbusters-inspired picture. Here is how to create the proton pack energy stream effect using PaintShop Pro (these steps will work […]
It’s happened to everyone – you have a great picture planned, it’s the perfect moment, and you line up the shot – only to discover later that your subject has suddenly turned into a vampire with glowing red eyes. […]