Picture This: Icons

Alright, so we’ve warmed up a bit now! Maybe your camera was a little dusty? A few of you mentioned in the comments last week that you’ve been wanting to put your new camera to use and we’re glad you’ve joined us! If you’re just joining us now, no problem! We’ve got an on-going weekly lesson plus assignment that will get you out in the field and taking pictures in no time. This week, our topic is the rule of thirds and our theme is icons, so get your camera battery charged up! Continue reading Picture This: Icons

What is Rape Culture?

We’ve had a few posts this week using this tag, and we’re getting some backlash.   Some folks get pretty testy when the concept of rape culture is brought up, and while my natural inclination is to be not nice, I’m going to try a slightly different track – education.   Continue reading What is Rape Culture?

Frugal Fun: Not as Lame as it Sounds

During the recession, most of us are either trying to sock away some emergency savings, or struggling to keep the bank account above zero. When you’re pinching pennies, it can be tough to keep your social life going. As a species, we have a natural inclination to eat, drink and be merry when we gather, and these things cost money. Going out without breaking the bank is a challenge, so here are a few tips for saving money without being a hermit. Continue reading Frugal Fun: Not as Lame as it Sounds