Top Tips for Making Your Photography Stand Out
Creating a well composed, colour corrected, and captivating image in photography can seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. By using a few easy techniques, you can quickly take your images to the next level and present professional-quality photos that will be sure to impress. Here are a few of my favourite tips and…Learn More
It’s been 30 Days, So What Have I Learned?
Six months ago, I was determined to find a way to convince Strong Coffee to hire me as a summer student. It was the end of December, there was no job posting, and I hadn’t even graduated from University yet. Instead of letting that deter me, I sat down and composed an email that sounded…Learn More
Which Strong Coffee Summer Student Are You?
Ever wonder about what the summer students are up to at Strong Coffee? You might have more in common with them than you think! Take this interactive quiz to find out which summer student (or Horsehead) is just like you, then share your results with us on any of our social media channels. To play,…Learn More
What it is Like to Have your Photography Go Viral (43.1K Shares)
A Romantic Couple Photoshoot with Pizza In 2015, a fellow student at the University of Lethbridge, Nicole Larson, reached out to me and proposed a hilarious idea. She explained that she wanted to do a couple photo shoot with pizza, to parody the countless photos that our friends in relationships would post online. To some…Learn More
Four Free Colour and Typography Design Tools
Colour and typography are two of the most important elements of graphic design. Colour and typography can drastically affect the entire tone and feel of a project—it is important for your selections to be appropriate and aesthetically pleasing. However, the number of possible combinations for both colour palettes and font pairings are infinite, making the…Learn More
Five Reasons Why Content Developers are Your Friends
Content is a pretty big deal in our world. It makes websites more interesting, social media more appealing and gives context to ads. We often see companies spend lots of resources on the delivery of content but very little on the actual content. Doesn’t make much sense huh? One of the most vital roles within…Learn More
Think, Do, Teach: 30 Days Later
Every summer student’s dream is to find a stellar agency that both sharpens his/her craft and provides a real-world teaching experience. When it comes to my personal summer student experience, I am lucky enough to say that I found an agency that exceeds all expectations. In the past 30 days, the method Think, Do, Teach,…Learn More
Common Causes for Weak Imagery
A pet-peeve of mine is searching for a business online—for funsies, let’s use a restaurant as an example—finding one, clicking on their social media channels, and then seeing food pics that look like they were shot in a dark alley with a shorted out street light. Nothing says, “this food might actually make you ill”…Learn More