Author Archives: Photo Rookie

About Photo Rookie

Once upon a time there was a girl who was into writing. Then she turned 25, had a quarter life crisis and took up photography. Now she wants to share the ups and downs of her photographed world with you. The girl hopes you will be entertained but can't promise you will learn anything.

Random goings on

Took another wander to get some more shots. I’m going to have to start branching out before my neighbours all start wonder who the creepy kid with the camera is. Or I could just walk further, but let’s not get … Continue reading

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I’m an arty hipster.

Now that I kinda, sorta know how to use my camera, I’m on to composition. Or as I like to call it ‘being arty.’ I went for a wander to get a bunch of shots where I was actually being … Continue reading

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I’m on a bus!

As part of my photography class we have to go on excursions and take as many decent pictures as we can. This one was a Twilight Poetry Bus. That means enjoying poems in the evening. Not listening to poems about glittery vampires. … Continue reading

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Birthday Adventure

After much fretting and starting my quarter-life-crisis early, the big 2-5 finally rolled around. The Beard was being very understanding of his suddenly fragile (crazy) girlfriend so he took me to Fairy Park to recapture my youth. We had just … Continue reading

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Photos in the park

I dragged The Beard (the name will make a lot of sense if you have been paying attention to previous posts) to the park one weekend recently. The pretense was to have a nice picnic date but I snuck my camera along. … Continue reading

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Getting intimate with my camera

I have reached the point where I actually want to know what I am doing when I pick up my camera. It is time to get intimate. Now is when you need to get hold of your camera’s manual and … Continue reading

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When I discovered candles

Inevitably, I worked out candles can make pretty rad subjects.  I just haven’t worked out how to make them rad. They felt moody and deep. Unfortunately they looked kinda try-hard and crap. But I tried. You will be glad to know … Continue reading

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