Posts Tagged ‘travel photography’

Five photos that capture the colours of the world

Posted on July 18th, 2012 by Laura Byrne Paquet

This morning I heard about a contest I couldn’t resist. A British website called Travel Supermarket is challenging bloggers to post five photos from their travels highlighting five colours: blue, green, yellow, white and red. Prizes include travel spending money and iPads. And I love any excuse to troll through my photo files and relive the […]

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Ottawa photo contest captures neighbourhoods

Posted on November 23rd, 2009 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Looking for an inside glimpse into some of Ottawa’s liveliest neighbourhoods? Check out the submissions to the Picture It Downtown photo contest, which focused (pardon the pun) on the Glebe, Wellington West and other cool neighbourhoods. I wish I’d found out about this contest while it was still running–I would have loved to have entered!

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Useful tips for travel photography

Posted on October 18th, 2009 by Laura Byrne Paquet

For 20 years, I used single-lens reflex (SLR) film cameras, but I’ve been using various point-and-shoots since about 2002, waiting for the price of digital SLRs to come down. Recently, the wait ended. And now, as the proud new owner of a DSLR, I’m avid to reacquaint myself with all the bells and whistles an […]

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