What’s In My Photography Kit?

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I love taking photos - it's the biggest thing that writing this blog has brought me; I have so many captured memories of our family life and our boys growing up. I'm often asked what photography kit I use, so I thought it would be useful to share it with you here.   Camera and Lenses Canon 700d I got my Canon 700d nearly 2 years ago for my birthday and it's been a wonderful entry level DSLR to learn on. I started shooting with it on Aperture Priority mode, and finally made the move to manual a couple of months ago, and I've loved the world of possibilities and increased control that have opened to me since making the switch. It's a cropped ...

How I Upped My Photography Skills

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Having children has been the one single thing that has ignited my love of photography. The moments we have watching our children grow up are so fleeting that it's made me want to capture everything I possibly can, to document our family life as our children grow up. Up until a few years ago, I enjoyed taking photos, but felt that I could never be technical enough to properly master using a proper camera, but slowly I've been making steps towards using a DSLR, mastering manual exposure and upping my photography game. I've had quite a few comments recently from people who've noticed the improvement in my photos, which is always absolutely lovely to hear, so I thought it would be ...