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JUMPSTART YOUR CREATIVITY WITH CREATIVE MARKET

Jumpstart your creativity with Creative Market Creative Market is my favourite place to shop. A great place to find fonts, graphics, stock photo’s and other items to help you jumpstart your creativity. They have 1 million + creative entrepreneurs, which means lots to pick from. Every week they offer six items for free. Also almost monthly they have bundles on sale with tons of assets that can be used for all of your creative projects. I also visit Etsy but I…

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FREELENSING || PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUE

a Creative mess

Destructive Photography || The Beauty Of Freelensing FREELENSING || PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUE Lately I just can’t seem to get enough from a technique that many photographers would cringe just at the thought of it. It is a destructive technique referred to as freelensing. I’ve posted about it once before, here. While freelensing you have to expose the camera’s sensor to the elements. You take photo’s while holding the detached lens against the camera body. All the technique requires is disconnecting a lens…

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UP YOUR VISUALS PART THREE: SIGNATURE STYLE

5 WAYS FOR BETTER VISUALS PART THREE: SIGNATURE STYLE #UPYOURVISUALS Day three 5 WAYS FOR BETTER VISUALS PART THREE:  SIGNATURE STYLE #UPYOURVISUALS Signature style, do you have your own photography style? I’m still all over the place with mine. So I’m really happy to start focusing on the subject signature style. My photography style is most of the time soft, bright and emotional. I personally don’t like flash photography and prefer only natural light. I like to photograph things that don’t move……

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UP YOUR VISUALS PART TWO: STYLING

below the images cropped + edited

5 WAYS FOR BETTER VISUALS PART TWO: Styling your photo’s #UPYOURVISUALS Day two Styling Today is the second day of my IG challenge #upyourvisuals that I wrote about here. Today we’re going to talk about styling, 5 WAYS FOR BETTER VISUALS PART TWO: Styling your photo’s #UPYOURVISUALS. Some say you either are or you’re not –a stylist. I actually think you have it in you or you don’t. You may have to devolop it and of course experience will improve your work.…

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UP YOUR VISUALS PART ONE: PLANNING

UP YOUR VISUALS PART ONE: UP YOUR VISUALS PART ONE: Preparation + Planning Today is the first day of my IG challenge #upyourvisuals that I wrote about here.  Not only do I hope to help you, but also myself. I’m going to share what I have learned by doing my research and practicing. I’ve got a long way to go because I’m not still not content with my photography, or rather my visuals on my blog. It is getting better,…

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How I make my moodboards + free template

a Creative Mess

How I make my moodboards + free template Finally I’ve found some time for creating! We’ve recently moved and almost all my energy has gone into the move. From packing and unpacking to painting and planning. Plus, life goes on and all the usual mundane daily things need to be taking care of. Part of getting a new home is deciding on how you’re going to decorate or in some cases rebuild. For most of us that means hours on…

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Design 101: Photoshop Basics

Design 101: Adobe Photoshop Basics Take control of your blogs style   I’m a self taught Photoshop user. I have found it to be one of the best tools I own. I am not a professional, but an enthusiast. Over the years I’ve learned a thing or two and would like to share them with you. This post is for people who already have a sense of how Photoshop works. Working with layers + Groups Most of us have have…

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