Mak­ing the right snap de­ci­sion

Cockburn Gazette - - NEWS - David Johns

TAK­ING eye-catch­ing snaps is a huge part of ev­ery­day life for these pop­u­lar Perth blog­gers.

Their top­ics dif­fer but they all agree that great pho­tos are the key to mak­ing peo­ple sit up and take no­tice.

Claire Mueller is a designer turned physio stu­dent who shares sci­ence-based run­ning in­for­ma­tion.

On #SnapPerth day, she plans to post a photo from her early morn­ing run, and then more shots of what­ever Perth throws her way.

“Whether it is around the Swan, in Kings Park, up in the hills – Perth is an amaz­ing city to get ac­tive in,” she said.

“We have so many great tracks with world-class views and fresh air and end­less hip des­ti­na­tions for cof­fee af­ter­wards.”

The Style Trust duo Bev­erly Lig­man and Ni­cole Jame­son, who are best known for their fash­ion, beauty and lifestyle blog, think Perth's 'Cow Pa­rade' will be fan­tas­tic to shoot on the day.

“But we're not go­ing to lie; our post may also in­volve a sun­set and a glass of bub­bles... it's how we roll,” they said.

Fash­ion ex­pert Ben Con­roy loves the coast and break­fast – both in life and in the im­ages he shares – and thinks show­ing off his early morn­ing cof­fee from fave café Odyssea will pro­vide #SnapPerth in­spi­ra­tion.

Lifestyle, fash­ion and travel blog­ger Lit­tle Miss Mon Bon, aka Monique Cec­cato, also plans to post from the coast.

“Any beach in Perth is my favourite part of Perth, and go­ing there is my favourite thing to do,” she said. TIPS FROM THE SO­CIAL ME­DIA EX­PERTS with our gor­geous blue skies and land­scapes.”

“When shooting some­thing static it's all about fram­ing – I of­ten frame some­thing in the fore­ground to cre­ate an an­chor point for a land­scape shot.

“If you're shooting some­thing mov­ing, cap­ture the full range of mo­tion us­ing con­tin­u­ous/burst func­tion, then pick your favourite ac­tion shot (and lol at the 90 per cent that are in­evitably hi­lar­i­ously aw­ful).”

“I love play­ing with the con­trast and sat­u­ra­tion just a lit­tle so I can am­plify how nat­u­rally beau­ti­ful it is, es­pe­cially

“I love to shoot break­fast and cof­fee when out with friends. Key is to not drink your cof­fee art un­til all the food is on the ta­ble so you can get the per­fect shot of it all to­gether! A half­drunk cof­fee just doesn't get the likes you want.”

“The trick to get­ting a great pic is know­ing your 'side' – ev­ery­one has one. Bev is also a gun at a selfie… long arms help!”

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