Last Minute Autumnal Blog Posts

Last Minute Autumnal Blog Posts

Although the Winter months are looming on the horizon (which does the beg the question where did this year go?!) there's still time for more seasonal based content. Some adore this time of year with its cinnamon lattes, crunchy leaves and scarves whilst others don't appreciate the longer nights and chillier temperatures but there's always something to take inspiration from. Here's a list of a few Autumnal blog posts, what is your favourite type of A/W post? Who has written some good stuff this year?

Balancing Blogging & Full Time Work

Balancing Blogging & Full Time Work

Despite our best intentions and wishes coupled with the deserved success of other in the field - gaining any kind of notoriety let alone a full time career can be tough in blogging. Creating a wage from your space on the internet is not a goal achieved by everyone. This means blogging has to be a balance of passion and how you actually pay the bills. So in not wanting to give up your release or form of expression, how do you find a harmony between work and your blog?

Signs You're In A Long-Term Relationship

Signs You're In A Long-Term Relationship

There is no real universal defining threshold you cross that means you've somehow graduated into long term relationship status, in fact some couples accomplish big life goals together in hardly any time at all whilst others can take a little longer.  Me and my gent have been together nearly 4 years and in the grand scheme of things but for both of us this is the longest time we've spent with a partner. Here are a few things I've learnt from being with another person, was there a moment in your relationship when you thought yes they're a keeper or we've made it long term?

Some Pro & Cons Of Dressing Minimally

Some Pro & Cons Of Dressing Minimally

There are a whole host of different types of style, even more so when considering things on a more personal basis. Although not the most adventurous I prefer a more monochromatic, minimal way of dressing, it may seem simplistic in terms of fashion but there are some positives (and cons) to wearing more subtle items of clothing. Here's a list of reasons why I choose a less flashy approach in the 'style' stakes. How would you define your sense of style and why you like it o much?

Taking The Chill Off In The Autumnal Months

Taking The Chill Off In The Autumnal Months

The Winter months are fast approaching and even though we're in Autumn I'm one of those people who is permanently on the chilly side so despite the air-con still in use at the office, the breeze and the dropping degrees outside there are a few ways to hold on to that beloved warmth. How do you keep in the heat despite the fact we're in the later stages of the year?

Things I Never Learnt In School (That Would've Helped To Be An Adult)

Things I Never Learnt In School (That Would've Helped To Be An Adult)

For some school is an amazing place to not only collect valuable life long memories but can also be an amazing spring board of a platform for your educational and possible work career. Whilst it can teach you a lot of things unfortunately it doesn't teach you everything - like being a fully functioning adult. Here's a few things I didn't learn from school (and in some cases still haven't), what do you wish you'd learnt at school in your more formative years?

Exploring The Basics Of Photography Part IIII

Exploring The Basics Of Photography Part IIII

The world of photography is huge, it's so big that it can be broken down into different genres that your imagery can fall into but it also means that have the ability to either fully immerse yourself into a singular type or feel free to flit between several in fact there are so many categories to fall into that this post has had to be split into 2. My previous posts include Part 3 (found here) which denotes formal elements, Part 2 (found here) discuss lighting types and angles and lastly the first segment with Part 1 (found here) looks at the holy trinity of photography (ISO, shutter speed and aperture). This post will breakdown the most recognisable genres and what makes them stand out, what is your favourite type of photography? What attracts you to an image?

Welcoming Autumn & Why I Love The Season

Welcoming Autumn & Why I Love The Season

As the equinox was last week, we can safely say it's officially Autumn (and wonder where this year has gone?). Although we're saying goodbye to heat and near constant bright days that are full of sun but these months can be enjoyable too as they bring some awesome reasons to appreciate the change in temperature. For many it isn't their favourite time of the year but here's why I'm a fan of the season. Do you like Autumn? If yay or nay, why?

Every Day Tech I Couldn't Go Without

Every Day Tech I Couldn't Go Without

Although compared to some people I wouldn't say I'm completely obsessed by technology but as I've gotten older plus with the determined thought to keep my blog going it's meant having more of a reliance on certain items for entertainment purposes and keeping up on social media. As we're in the digital age it's ever so tempting to keep up the with the latest tech but I tend to stick with what I know without breaking tiny balance I have, here are my most used items of tech that get daily wear from my adventures. What's on your list of frequently used equipment?

Things To Remember About Photography

Things To Remember About Photography

Everyone's photographic journey looks a little different and with it brings so many possible lessons to be learnt from the creative subject. There are no real hard and fast rules to the topic but doing the research and building your own grounding can set you in good stead with your our guidelines, Here are some tid bits of advice someone should've written down for me sooner, what would you tell your fledgling self when you first started toying with the idea of photography?

On Not Following The Traditional Life Plan

On Not Following The Traditional Life Plan

In the past there have been a few tears and frustration over feeling stuck or not making it like other folks have done so but as I've got older I'm learning to take things more slowly and appreciate the moment for what it is. So here's a few of my thoughts in dealing with the traditional life plan and the realities of what actually happens. How do you feel looking back on what or where you thought you'd be?

The Perks Of Being A Small Blogger

The Perks Of Being A Small Blogger

As a blogger I'm fully aware that I am and possibly will be a small blogger for the foreseeable future but whilst that may have some drawbacks however there are some big positives to never making the big leagues. Everyone's blogging experience is different, some folks have a quick almost meteoric rise into the world of social media whereas as some have a slow burning progression, I'm very much in the second category but here are a few reasons as to why I don't begrudge my blogging career thus far. What does your blogging journey look like? Have you noticed a change in how you do things thanks to your numbers?

My Mini Work Office Essentials

My Mini Work Office Essentials

After months of unemployment and even more with part time work I finally found myself a full time admin role which means professional Emma has to leave the house and say hello to the office arena. Having those little reliable bits and bobs can make your work day a little more comfortable and manageable plus give you a few moments to get back in the zone for your way of working. These are a few of my desk essentials that can help keep the unproductive blues away, what are your neccesities?

My A-Z Of Photography (Part II)

My A-Z Of Photography (Part II)

Last month I put together a post all about my photography A-Z (found here) and it became so big and extensive that it became apparent quite quickly that it was far too big of a subject to cover in one solitary blog post. There are so many aspects to explore and understand so for a bit of an overview I've put together the second half of my alphabet. These are some of the most common ideas to breakdown and some of my most loved or commonly used, what is in your photography or creative outlet A - Z?

Those Cosy Day Essentials

Those Cosy Day Essentials

 As it's slowly but surely getting cooler, it's the perfect excuse to stay indoors and have a completely cosy day by yourself or with loved ones, which can be made even better with those little extras that don't take a lot of effort but make all the difference. Here are a few of my favourite loves for when the heavens open, what are your rainy day essentials?

When You're Stuck For Blogging Ideas

When You're Stuck For Blogging Ideas

 Despite all the great ideas out there that could be sparked by any little thought or inspired by other amazing folks on occasion they just don't feel right for you and you're not in the mood to explore the subject matter further. When blogging ideas fail to motivate it can be harder to create something let alone anything of high quality. Here's a few ways I've stopped feeling a little stuck when the ideas don't ebb like they usually do, how do you keep blog ideas ticking over?

A Plan To Make Habits Stick

A Plan To Make Habits Stick

Making any new habit stick can be tough not only to squeeze it in to your busy schedule but to find some happiness from it as well isn't always achievable. Over the past month or two things behind the screen I've been feeling a lack of motivation but with September here it's reminiscent of the new school year and fresh starts. Here are some ways I'm going to try and put into action my plans, what tips can you give to others wanting to introduce new things? Or what habits have you executed with success?