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International Day of Happiness – Book Recommendations

So 20th March is International Day of Happiness! It’s OK, I didn’t know about it until this morning either… But it got me thinking. So here’s some thoughts on that, art, and a few book recommendations that have helped me with the whole ‘happiness’ thing. [This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click through and buy the product I will receive a small amount in return at no extra expense to yourself. All opinions, however, are my own  ...

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Inspirations

March/April – It’s All About #SoT2021

So far on the blog I have been keeping themes going each month. You may remember me mentioning in previous posts that Stoke-on-Trent is placing a bid to be the next City of Culture in 2021. Well. seeing as I it’s a local city, I seem to be spending a lot of time there at the moment, and with all the amazingly talented people and all their hard work in the cultural sector they just bloody well deserve to win, the next two months will be a Stoke-on-Trent City of Culture (#SoT2021)  ...

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Inspirations, My Work, Photography

Editing New Orleans with the No.1 Ladies Photography Group

This February I am focusing on the set of images that I captured in New Orleans and how they have helped me to find my photographic voice. Today’s post will look at the photo editing process, and how important other people’s input can be to help you gain new perspectives on your work. Photo Editing – Images of New Orleans Editing is such an important aspect of photography. And by that, I am not talking about spending hours in Photoshop or Lightroom making touch-ups and  ...

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Inspirations, Photography

The Worst Photograph Ever! An Open Letter…

Dear Sir, I would like to say that it was nice to meet you today, while myself and several others were out on a Photography Walk around Stafford town centre, but I was a little perplexed by your reaction. As you seemed uninterested in our opinions on the matter, in favour of your own entrenched ideas, I felt that perhaps corresponding in this way might be the only option available to communicate with you why I do not feel the subject matter we were looking at was the ‘worst  ...

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