How To Vlog

Over the last 18months I’ve been contemplating vlogging but due to a 9-5 office job and responsibilities I just haven’t got round to starting, it’s another “WANT TO DO” mixed in with the pile of “NEED TO DO”. I still want to start and am hopefully gearing up to start sooner rather than later, I have maybe 20 practise vlogs sitting on my hard-drive that will never see the light of day. Continue reading

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How to grow on Instagram

I’ve recently started posting on Instagram as a way to show off my photography and interact with other content creators and despite it’s flaws (algorhythmic feeds etc) it’s still an amazing platform for photography and videography. It’s also hard to gain traction among it’s 700million user base while I’m still in the early stages of the instagram game I wanted to share the methods I use to upload and how to use the platform effectively, hopefully you find it helpful and you can always comment below on how you use the service or where I may be going wrong. These are just the ways I use instagram. Continue reading

Tips for improving AUDIO for Youtube

I wrote last week about Putting The Work Into Youtube and one of the key points I stated was just how important audio is to the overall quality of the video. I am no means an expert but from making videos and a fair amount of research and trial and error I want to share some of my tips for improving your audio for Youtube some of these are basic housekeeping and some are DIY hacks I’ve found to help when budget and gear is lacking. A key thing to youtube and indie filmmaking is USE WHAT YOU ALREADY HAVE. Continue reading

Putting the work into Youtube

For the last while I have talked about utilising Youtube and video more in my work , I’ve always had an interest in shooting small videos from family events to days out. While they’re a nice keepsake for the day I WANT to create better content and tell more of a narrative story on a range of subjects. So as it’s the New Year and I have a renewed vigour I’ve been researching and reading up on improving cinematography values and becoming a better video maker. Continue reading

Trip to Belfast Zoo

The blog post today is a little light on the word front but heavy with photographs. As the weather has been nice we decided to head up to Belfast Zoo for a day trip so that took up the majority of the day and honestly I’m too tired from walking and a little sore. Here’s some of my favourite pictures from the day.

Also is you live in Northern Ireland, Belfast Zoo is definitely one of the best things to do as a family, must see attraction.

toucan SEALIONS

penguin peacock

MONKEY monkey house

monkey 3 monkey 2

meerkat lion

lion 2 lemur

lemur 3 lemur 2

GOPHER goat

flamingoes elephant

eagle bear

bear 3 BEAR 2

Hopefully you enjoyed this slightly different post today, who doesn’t love cute animals