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Positive Social Media Management

You press send………….and your image goes out into the world.

Usually, it's accompanied by some text to help frame and tell the story. The image is the most important thing. The text just helps frame it.

The democratization of creating imagery has opened up a new world. I was a photographer for 15 years creating images with $10,000 cameras. Now I can create a shareable image with my iPhone.

But the democratization of sharing stories is still in its infancy. Anyone can share an image but only a creative can share a story.

And stories are what make us. I am a social media manager that tries my best to represent real stories, real communities, and real people. Why?

I am highly aware of the power images have over people. I know social media can either connect or isolate. And most importantly I'm aware that my children are going into a digital age of that we've never seen before.

I believe that every social media manager should ask themselves one question before sharing images. They…

How to look good in phtotos

Have you ever wondered why celebrities look so good in photos? From smart phones, to professional camera's- there is always someone taking your picture. From the dating game, to the boardroom, and even your holidays. Images are captured and my book helps to make you look your best!

International traveller photo competition

International Traveller magazine and Travel Associates are running a photography competition ‘Opening doors to amazing travel experiences’. To enter we have to provide our best professional-standard travel photos following the theme of ‘Doorways’.

I entered this image from Singapore. Singapore always delights and surprises me. Luckily when staying at the Shangri-la was reading International traveler just before heading out to explore. Page 49 of Issue 33 suggested visiting Katong. I love when you find a place you never knew existed in a town you visit so often. It was such a fun day and I am so glad I captured this amazing house.

To all the traveling photography community- you have to enter this competition. Just for fun:

Wish me luck, and best of luck for you too!

Kate Xx

Wiki commons

I donate some of my travel photos to wiki commons. If you would like to reuse these images you are welcome. Please abide by the standard license of which I have released the images. 

Water Woman

To move with the music
Is a beautiful thing
Forever captured 
Like a diamond ring 

Hua Hin, Thailand

The quiet night showed it delights.
A moon and an ocean danced.
My heart skipped a beat, my eyes widened, and my Leica clicked.....