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Getting Started

What is a blog?

A blog post is similar to a personal journal or diary entry. It is a place to express your opinions to the world. A place to share your thoughts, passions and expertise. Really, it’s anything you want it to be. You don’t have to be a professional writer to write a blog. However, do get someone to check your final entry for grammar and readability before submitting it. To learn more about blogging and blogging click here to read The Evolution and History of Blogging.

What is a vlog?

A vlog is similar to a blog only it uses a video platform. A vlog is a verbal blog where you are able to express your opinions to the world. Again, you don’t have to be a professional or have professional equipment to create a vlog.

What is a photograph? 

Come on, you know what a photograph is! Similar to the blog and vlog you don't need to be a professional to take a good photo. For guidance click here check out these 10 killer tips from the School of Photography. 

Get Inspired! 

Like anything, getting started is always the hardest part. See the videos below to get inspired. 

How to Write a Blog

Learn everything you need to know about being a blogger. Let Jock guide you through what a great blog post is all about and how you can write an award worthy blog post.

 

How To Create a Vlog

To help get started on creating your vlog watch this great video put together by Pauly J. He will walk you through what the judges look for in a vlog, and gives some tips and pointers on how to create the best vlog you can.

 

How to Take a Photograph

Need help getting your camera focused? Want some tips on lighting and composition? Carola is here to help with her photography how to video. For even more information on taking the best photo possible click here.