My Thoughts on Cropping

Cropping is a very useful tool especially for a new photographer like myself. At University, my tutor often ‘improves’ (I said improve like this as often there are different opinions on changing photographs) students work by cropping in to the subject more and increasing the amount of photoshop involved in the image. While I understand that he is trying to help us produce the best images we can, I think he is showing us a shortcut to decency rather than the longer road to greatness. Here’s why.

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Competitive Photography Portfolios

Lately when I’ve been taking pictures I’ve been looking for certain pictures to take in relation to certain themes or styles. I’d like to show my progression in these styles but I believe sometimes daily photos aren’t enough to do some of these images justice. Therefore, I’ve come up with an interesting idea which I think will solve this problem and tie in well with my goal for the website and blog.

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Applying for a University Exchange to South Korea!

Wow this is exciting… I’ve recently decided that I’d like to go on an exchange to Seoul, South Korea! I’m currently in the process of applying to go on the exchange for an entire semester in the 2nd half of next year. As I meet all the criteria required to attend the university I hope to attend and I’m hopeful that I will get accepted…

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100 Pictures a Day Challenge – My Experience

So, this week after not taking pictures like I normally do on Monday and Tuesday I decided for the rest of the week I would try to take 100 pictures a day to make up for it. I managed to take 100 pictures on Wednesday but on Thursday I was sick and couldn’t go out.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday I managed to take the 100 pictures which set me up well and was the practice I really need to improve. But I do have a problem with this challenge that I set myself…

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