Collinstown Lakes, Co. Westmeath

Is there anything better than jumping into a lake on a hot summer’s day? Well Collinstown Lakes is one of my favourite spots to go to in the summer. For me growing up it wasn’t known as Lough Lene, it was ‘the lakes’. If Mam said we were going to ‘the lakes’, you could be sure we would be…

How To Make The Background Of Your Photos White

Bright photos grab are attention more than blurry dark photos, so it’s important to keep your photos sharp and full of light to get the best exposure for your content (pun unintended). I noticed a big difference in my Instagram theme (when I was on Instagram) when I changed to a ‘white theme’ and brightened…

Advice on Buying a Camera for YouTube.

If you are starting a YouTube channel or thinking of upgrading your camera, have a read of some of my picks for the best YouTube Cameras.   Mobile Phones We don’t give mobile phone cameras enough credit. Part of the reason for this is that selfie cameras generally suck. But most modern mobile phones can…

How I Edit My Instagram Photos

Before After Snapseed is my favourite photo editing app of 2016! You can over and under expose photos, use the healing brush and mess around with general editing tools such as brightness, contrast and saturation. Here are some photos I took in natural lighting that I really wanted to brighten up. To apply this effect,…

My Traveling Photography Kit

Hey folks! On my recent trip to Lanzarote I decided to go mad and bring whatever gear I had to test it out. I am still learning the ins and outs of photography and I thought it would be fun to share these bits and pieces with you. Before travelling, I knew that I would…