MY COMPLETE GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT FOR TRAVEL BLOGGERS

I have been getting some questions on my Social Media (Instagram and Twitter) about the photography tools that I use, love and recommend. I thought I would write a quick post for you guys to that you can have a complete list of all the photography equipment I use to shoot, edit and process photos for my blog and social media accounts. If you are looking to invest in the right equipment for taking photos for your blog, here’s a round-up of everything you would need. (In my humble opinion)  Hope you’ll find this useful!

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MID YEAR MADNESS | MY YEAR IN PICTURES SO FAR

Can you believe it?! we are already in August and I am beyond shocked! Like truly where has the time gone? I’m afraid I’ll blink and it’ll be Christmas again ahhh scary! I supposed the saying is true that time really does go by when you’re having fun or new phrase – when you work full time and try to have fun in between haha! My year so far has been jam-packed full of well, work, adventures, photography expeditions, plane flights, exploring the unexplored and ticking items off my bucket list (that I never thought I would!) WOWZA! I do realize the life I lead is incredibly lucky, like everyone it could be more so but when I take a look back I think hmm not too shabby for Manon not too shabby at all. So below are some of the highlights of my year so far. 

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2018 YEAR IN REVIEW | MY YEAR IN PHOTOS

I only started blogging in April 2018.  Before that, I was pretty down and was not doing a lot on a day to day basis. In order to get myself out of bed more and to use my fancy DSLR camera, I decided to start Bondi to Basic. In this year in review what I have been up to ever since I started this blog. Since I work full time I usually go out and about on the weekends and take photos for upcoming blog posts. So underneath you can see my year in photo’s what I have been doing for this blog.

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MY FAVORITE PODCASTS

I am one of those people who stubbornly refuse to try something new. My dad had been trying to get me to listen to podcasts from when it first came out. But no, I didn’t think I would like it. Only a few months ago a friend of mine convinced me to try it, and I have been hooked ever since. The great upside of this is that I literally have hundreds of podcasts to listen too. Now, this is going to sound strange, but I love murder mysteries and true crime. So the podcasts that I listen too are all related to that subject in some way. In this post, I will show you some of my favorite podcasts I listen to regularly and that has me hooked.

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BONDI TO BASIC | MY INSTAGRAM

I have recently started an Instagram account for this blog. Previously I used my personal Insta account, but I always felt a bit awkward posting too many pictures on there. I also had not told (still haven’t) to a lot of people that I started a blog. I guess I still feel a tad awkward about it, but that is a whole other story for another day. So today’s post is going to be a little bit different then what I normally post, well not a little but a lot. You know that I normally spend hours researching and writing posts, but today I got a little frustrated with Instagram and I thought I would write you a quick post on how amazing (if I say so myself) my Instagram account is and why I think you should follow me ASAP. Unless you are a bot… like  90% of the accounts are on Insta nowadays.  So upsetting because it used to be such a cool site. Click on read more to see why you should follow me on Instagram… 

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