Best place to store your Photos

Best place to store your Photos by Charly As many know there are numerous ways to store your photos. The best place to store your photos is an individual preference. You have Clouds, Picture sites and External Hard Drives (EXHDD), but which is right for you? Simply put wherever you think is the best place… Continue reading Best place to store your Photos

Been a Crazy Week

Been a Crazy Week by Charly Well it sure has been a crazy week for me! I received my new camera and started class at University. Now where shall I begin? Let’s start with my camera. I opted for a refurbished Sony SLT – A65. First a bit of background; I bought my first DSLR… Continue reading Been a Crazy Week

Watermarks on Art

  Watermarks on Art by Charly Watermarks on Art found on the web are hotly debated: To use or not to use, that is the question. Personally I went through both stages; watermarking my work as a new photographer, to not using watermarks and back to using them. For each individual who puts images of… Continue reading Watermarks on Art

Copyright: Facts vs Myths

Copyright: Facts vs Myths by Charly PREFACE: I am not an attorney, but a photographer. There is heated debate, publicly and in the courts, on how this all works when it comes to copyright. The reality is the rights of artists… no I should say “EVERYONE” are being chiseled away on a daily basis. Whether… Continue reading Copyright: Facts vs Myths

Should I really chance it?

Should I really chance it? by Charly *** I don’t know about you, but overall I’m pretty adventurous and been that way my whole life. Always taking chances and more than a couple of times were very scary to say the least, even for me. In most situations, I actually ask myself, ‘Should I really… Continue reading Should I really chance it?

Horrific Storm

  Horrific Storm by Charly   I drove the backroads to find when I arrived at Vernazza, I had to park on the steep, narrow road above the village and walk with luggage downhill. Yes being in shape is a good plan if visiting Italy, as many of the villages and towns I visited had… Continue reading Horrific Storm

Make a Travel List, then Pack

Make a Travel List, then Pack by Charly Why make a travel list? Well it saves on time packing and usually will ensure you forget nothing. So having one is just a good plan overall. Have you ever arrived at a destination to find out you had forgotten something essential? I have and when you… Continue reading Make a Travel List, then Pack

My Drive Around Italy

My Drive Around Italy by Charly In 2011, I went to Italy for a month with just me, myself and I. A single, mature woman, 50+ years young, spent 6+ months planning my dream trip of a life time and opted to rent a economical 4 door hatchback diesel with manual transmission. Why you may… Continue reading My Drive Around Italy