TRIPOD I had been intrigued with tripods for awhile but it wasn’t until I booked a trip to Iceland that I decided to make a purchase. In order to take memorable photos of the Northern Lights you need to use a long exposure and in order to keep the camera steady a tripod is the … More Capturing Memories: Camera Accessories Edition
DLSR CAMERA There are so many options when choosing a DSLR camera. I have a personal affinity for Canon so it was natural that I selected the Canon Rebel T4i. I really like Canon’s Rebel line of cameras. They are very user friendly even if you are not comfortable with the manual settings as there are … More Capturing Memories: Camera Edition (Part 2)
I was looking for a small portable camera that was a better camera than my iPhone and was more compact than my DSLR. I love Canon and ended up selecting the Canon Powershot N. The camera is very compact and really fun to use! Camera Details: Dimensions: 3.1 x 1.1 x 2.4 inches New Creative Shot … More Capturing Memories: Camera Edition (Part 1)
I took the train from Montreal to Quebec City for the day. The train takes 3 1/2 hours each way so I opted for the 6:15am and the 5:30pm return to give me the day in Quebec City. Unfortunately, it was raining and I didn’t pack an umbrella. I found a shop to buy … More Spotlight: Quebec City
One of my favorite things to purchase when traveling is art. I LOVE finding local vendors and picking out something that will remind me of the place I am currently exploring. Barcelona, Paris, Venice, Paris (L-R) These two watercolors from Paris are from a Montmartre artist named Dorothée Dabrou but were purchased 17 years apart. Yes you read that right … More Capturing Memories: Montmartre
The Metro station at Station Champ-de-Mars (Old Montreal) has a tunnel and the city commissioned an artist to come in and add some color! Most people just walked right by and didn’t even seem to notice it. Of course it caught my eye and I had to take a fun panorama with my iPhone! I wanted to … More Spotlight: Montreal, Part 2
This is a tough blog post for me to write. I plan events for a living. Yes, it’s a real job and no I don’t plan weddings. I work for a financial services company and plan events for our clients. My job can be stressful and full of details, lots and lots of details but I … More TROUBLE: Mother Nature is a Bitch!
I am a sucker for towers… If a city has a tower I will go up. I just love seeing a city skyline. Montreal was host to the 1976 Olympic Games and built The Tower at Olympic Park for the games. Of course it was on my list of places to visit. The views are fantastic … More Spotlight: Montreal, Part 1
I’m headed to Charleston, SC for work on Sunday and the weather is very uncertain. South Carolina is experiencing an epic storm that has brought so much rain that there is massive flooding. I am going to Kiawah Island and currently the roads to get there are closed. I am still heading out tomorrow and … More Rain Rain Go Away!!
I use to think selfie sticks were ridiculous until Kelli suggested we get one for our road trip. What a brilliant idea… we can take as many selfie as we want and never have to bother anyone. So a bluetooth selfie stick was purchased and the rest is history. I am now a selfie stick … More Selfie Stick Required!