The Olympus Pen 45mm Lens: Is It Worth It? A Photographic Comparison
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The Olympus Pen 45mm Lens: Is It Worth It? A Photographic Comparison

The Olympus Pen has become the holy grail of blogging cameras, it’s impossible to go to an event and not see 10 of them hanging from necks by Vogue leather straps. The Pen is lightweight and versatile but the kit lens is extremely limiting. With the right lens (and understanding of manual settings) you can produce imagery that is easily as high quality as that of a much more expensive camera.

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How I Edit Blog Photos On My Phone in 3 Easy Steps
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How I Edit Blog Photos On My Phone in 3 Easy Steps

Most bloggers are constantly looking to up their photography game, whether to accompany a sassy new post or for the ‘gram. Whilst fundamentally a lot of it comes down to how well you can actually take a photo in the first place, editing can not only help to create a sense of cohesion and branding but also hide a multitude of sins (e.g. mega creased bed sheets, toast crumbs and yellow lighting).

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4 Tips & Tricks Every Instagrammer Needs to Know to Up Their Game
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4 Tips & Tricks Every Instagrammer Needs to Know to Up Their Game

I try not to get too bogged down with worrying about the nitty gritty of the ‘gram. Trying to stick to a strict theme is not only restrictive but also repressing of your creativity, however if you’re a bit of a perfectionist like me then there is a temptation to agonise over ensuring those little squares all slot together like a very sexy game of Jenga. There are a few apps (or tricks!) I use to make life easier for myself, making more time for naps and Gilmore Girls.

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10 Things That Bloggers Want You to Know
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10 Things That Bloggers Want You to Know

Whilst blogging as a concept has been around for a while now, the rise of social media influencers is still a relatively new phenomenon. More and more talented individuals are turning their online passion into a career path and it’s truly empowering to witness. As a growing industry, however, it’s still shrouded in a lot of misconception ~ I promise you we don’t just spend all day chilling on our marble-covered laptops playing with freebies and posing for our Olympus Pens (alright, alright – there might be a bit of posing).

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The Importance of Getting Out the House When You Work From Home
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The Importance of Getting Out the House When You Work From Home

There are a lot of perks to working from home. Not only do you get to set your own hours, make time for a cheeky bit of Holly and Phil in the morning and wear baggy t-shirts, you also have nobody keeping an eye on you or dictating your work schedule. It can, however be quite isolating and at times I realise that I haven’t actually left the house in several days, aside from the odd trip to Tesco or the gym.

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A Guide to The Ultimate Instagram Flat Lay
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A Guide to The Ultimate Instagram Flat Lay

‘Flat laying’ is common vocabulary in the bloggers dictionary. Creating a flat lay image is a great way to display products and tell a story all at once, but getting it right isn’t as easy as just throwing together a handful of random items, sticking on a VSCO filter and hoping for the best.

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