One of my favorite memories is picnicking along the Seine when I lived in Paris for a summer. So, when it comes to warm summer nights, there isn’t anything I love more than grabbing a basket, a bottle of champagne, and whipping together a picnic spread to enjoy outdoors with friends. Though nothing may beat sitting below Pont des Arts with fromage and a still-warm baguette from a local boulangerie, I picked up a few French habits and mastered the art of the Parisian-inspired summer picnic over the years.
One of the questions I’m asked most on Instagram is how I edit my photos, so today I’m spilling my secrets to a beautiful Instagram feed. The most important part of having a great photo is understanding a few important rules. I’ve been a fan of photography since I could pick up a camera and even took film photo classes in high school, spending late afternoons developing my own pictures in the dark room and learning the rules behind capturing great images. I still use the same ideas today when taking digital shots. Read on to find out my top tips!
Perhaps the best part of vacation is experiencing the local cuisine – enjoying long dinners paired with chilled glasses of Sancerre and dessert from delicious specialty shops. But it’s easy to come back from a trip away feeling like you’ve overdone it. So, if there’s one thing I always work into my travel days, it’s something active so I can stay healthy on vacation.