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photo shoot with Morwenna Hancock

Last year when I was a student at NSCC studying Graphic Design, I bartered with my friend Morwenna (who I met when I interviewed her for this blog, back in 2012!) to design a logo for her fledgling photography business. … Continue reading

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colour week next week (play along!)

Next week, Monday through Friday, I’m going to do a “colour week” here on the blog. What the heck is a colour week?¬†Each day of the week will be dedicated to a different colour. I’ll seek out things in that … Continue reading

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risk takers: jenni welsh

I’m starting a new interview series on the blog. I’m feeling “poised” these days, on the edge of whatever will come after I graduate in the spring from my two-year design program at NSCC. (A job? Where? My own business? … Continue reading

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a beautiful mess photo app

Back in February I got rid of Instagram on my phone. I was in a mood for a few months there where I just didn’t want much social media or much to do with my iPhone. I felt like I … Continue reading

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What the heck is “Artaeology”?

When Michelle Richards added me to her¬†Facebook group “Artaeology”, I was immediately intrigued. I knew it had something to do with art, old buildings, photography and Cape Breton. Four things that mean so much to me. But what the heck … Continue reading

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What remains

Last week one of my classmates very kindly offered to let me use her Canon Rebel digital SLR camera from now until April, as she’s not in the Photography class and isn’t using her camera much. As I’m still waiting … Continue reading

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Lighten up

Lately in some of my classes we’ve been working with shadows. The top photo is of an India Ink illustration we had to do. The specs were: an object in silhouette, with a shadow that is of something different. 8″ … Continue reading

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Adding handwriting to photos

Inspired by Elsie of A Beautiful Mess, last spring I got myself a Bamboo tablet. I didn’t practice with it much until now, though, because I didn’t have a Mac nor did I have Photoshop. Excuses, excuses, I know. Anyway, … Continue reading

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falling

  What I love about October… …cool mornings and earlier evenings. …leaves turning colour. …Halloween – spooky things, orange and black colour themes, cats and spiders. …Thanksgiving and fall decor – oranges, reds, browns. …Lots of wind that pushes all … Continue reading

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give me a sign

The signs are sprouting up everywhere. (These ones are some that I passed on a walk the other day, near my house.) Let’s have some fun with this – take a snapshot or two of an election sign or signs … Continue reading

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