12 Instagram-ers to follow in 2012

I’ve loved sharing photos in the January Photo-a-day challenge on Instagram. Thank you to everyone that has taken part. It’s been amazing. One of the best bits though, is discovering some brilliant Instagram users. Some people are crazy talented. Here’s 12 that I love and think you should follow immediately {if not sooner}: Nic takes dreamy, dreamy photos that will create calm and let you lose yourself in their beauty….

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My new favourite App: Red Stamp

I love me some Apps. Oh yes, I do! I stumbled across this one on Wednesday and I was giddy with excitement. Not only do I love Apps, but I also love stationery and beautiful, clean designs. Red Stamp {my new favourite App} is card giving in the modern age. You can choose from hundreds of designs and send them to friends and family via text, email, twitter or even…

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Where to get your instagram photos printed + other stuff

Happy Friday! Friday’s are almost my favourite day of the week… because I’ve still got the whole weekend ahead of me. I love that. Last night Ma, Lacey and I headed into the City to look for a mother-of-the-bride outfit. Well, we only looked at one place and it was a designer factory sale. I’ve never been to one of those before, but boy… women are willing to change clothes…

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Must-have: Inspiring iPhone wallpaper

After stumbling across these beautiful wallpapers by the Notebook Doodles this morning, my phone is now sporting a new look. I always struggle to pick the perfect background for my iPhone, and I spend a lot of time looking at it – so it’s important! – so when I saw these I was in heaven. Choose from 8 inspiring quotes and discover how to download here. Oh and they’re FREE….

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So… what is bokeh? And how do I get it?

If you’re participating in White Peach Photography’s June challenge of a photo a day, you might have skipped ahead and noticed that on day 20 you have to shoot bokeh. Bokeh? What the? Let me shed some light {sparkly light at that} on the topic. In my non-technical terms, bokeh is lovely spots of light that appear in the area out-of-focus in a photograph. You can see them in the…

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12 ways to take beautiful photos on your iPhone

I do love taking photos with my big digital SLR, but sometimes it’s much more fun and convenient to shoot away with my iPhone {as you probably know, I’m addicted to it!}. I’ve done a little research and spent a little money on iPhone photography apps to share the best out there with you all. Here are the best apps available and what they can do: 1. Instagram: freeThis app…

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How To Give Your Photos That Whimsical Look.

I have been asked a fair bit of late on how I get my photographs to have that dreamy, whimsical look. I do post some here that are straight out of camera, and others I do a little bit of work to them in Photoshop. Here are some tips from a professional, Mocking Bird. And now here is my cheats version {from someone who doesn’t really know what they’re doing}….

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