Create With Canon – Stellenbosch


Canon have been super rad and given me a Canon PowerShot SX600 HS to use over the next few months; snapping some *hopefully* cool pics to give you a look into the things i do, the things i see, and the things i create.

I have never professed to be a masterful photographer – in fact it’s something i do feel like i struggle with. Photography obviously interests me, like it does a lot of people, but i’ve never quite been able to figure out what to do with an actual camera… not just the camera on my phone. The nice thing about the Canon is that it has built in wifi which means that you don’t have to lose the ability to easily and quickly share photos to social media or wherever.

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I feel like now is the perfect time to start trying to understand it all… shutter speed, ISO, white balance, etc. I could never be a photographer as a profession, but there’s no reason i shouldn’t be taking amazing photos of all of my adventures! When i’m old and grey, at least i’ll have some relatively decent pics to look back on without it looking like i took them with a potato.

I thought i’d give the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS a go in Stellenbosch when i was down, it’s a naturally pretty town, very photogenic… so i tried my best. For some reason i feel like i can’t get my pics to look “good” though… something just seems off. I know it’s probably to do with my framing or some other technological adjustment i should be making on the camera.

But seriously though… i’m going to be leaving on a pretty epic European holiday in about 2 weeks, so if you have any pointers for me on how i could improve – i’m all ears! The pictures are not edited at all, i wouldn’t even know how or where to start, maybe that’s why i can’t get them looking the way i want them to?

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