Colourful imperfection

Sadly, I have another wasn't-meant-to-be challenge photo for you this week. This one's a bit different than last time, though. I didn't run out of time to submit it. This time, I couldn't get past my own perfectionist tendencies. The theme for the challenge, which was a couple of weeks ago now, was "Complimentary colours."… Continue reading Colourful imperfection


A different perspective

52Frames gave us a particularly interesting challenge last week. We could shoot whatever we wanted, as long as we had somebody else edit the image before we submitted it. Different people, of course, took this in different directions. A lot of people who regularly take part in the 52Frames challenges signed up to edit each… Continue reading A different perspective

Book Excerpt

Book excerpt: The Name of Red, by Beena Khan

You know those people who are satisfied by themselves, no matter where they are? I'm not one of them. Yes, I love to be alone in certain situations, including at home or while running errands. But in a restaurant or bar or something along those lines? It puts me on edge, big time. That, my… Continue reading Book excerpt: The Name of Red, by Beena Khan

A German shepherd-border collie cross dog playing fetch

Five (non-technical) lessons in action shots

Do you know what type of photography I don't get to practice nearly as often as I'd like? Action shoots. Usually, my only opportunity is my family's annual street hockey game each Christmas. I've gotten somewhat okay at shooting it; I know who's most likely to move quickly, who I can most easily get an… Continue reading Five (non-technical) lessons in action shots