Camera Flash

Now that it started getting dark out a little bit earlier, I have had some trouble taking pictures of the things I cook up for this blog. With low natural light, my pictures come out grainy and blurry. ¬†With artificial lamp light, my pictures come out discolored and unappetizing. It’s very frustrating. I knew it was time to start flashing. I took Smitten Kitchen’s recommendation and got the Canon 430 EXII Speedlite. I’m in love!! It adds a healthy dose … Continue reading

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Different Species, Similar Style

Here is fluffy Mango in a very relaxed state. He likes to relax inside of cardboard boxes. I love how his green eyes contrast with his golden fur and the white background. It’s like wearing a white dress when you have a tan- KAPOWW! Here is silky Stella in a very relaxed state. She likes to relax by sprawling out on our down comforter after nudging it into a puppy nest. I love how her dark eyes and nose contrast … Continue reading

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Stella + Hipstamatic = Album Cover Gold

One of my favorite iPhone apps is Hipstamatic- a free program that allows you to take artistic pictures of any subject. The app comes with different films, lenses, and flashes that you can combine to create a really cool image. Stella is my favorite Hipstamatic subject. These point and shoot photos could easily grace an album cover. The app is also great because it’s frequently updated with new accessories you can download for free. Of course, there is a much … Continue reading

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