Why are we here?

Why are we here?

So why am I here? Why are you here? I feel like I have had a bit of an epiphany.  I hope, if you’re like me, you can too. I have with struggled with depression and mental health over the course of my adult life. There are different triggers and reasons. In this...

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Lockdown Love

“If you are going through hell, keep going.”Winston Churchill With many of us confined to home, and essential workers battling to save lives, Capture Happiness thinks we need some Lockdown Love. We are giving away a £100 Amazon voucher to help share the love!...

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Random Acts of Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day

“The best portion of a person’s life? The little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.” William Wordsworth Little things can make a big difference, so with little effort on your behalf, you can make a big difference to someone’s day, and potentially even...

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2020 Vision

2020 Vision

Well hello 2020! Hello everyone! Are you still feeling fresh? Is your mind a salubrious haven for wholesome thoughts and inspirations that will change you and the world around you for the better? Or do you already feel like a drifter’s sock? Damaged and full of holes....

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WIN: £100 Voucher for Christmas

WIN: £100 Voucher for Christmas

'Tis the season for gifts! 🎁 Capture Happiness are giving away a £100 Amazon voucher to one lucky winner! 🙌🎉   To win simply: Follow us on InstagramLike this post and tag a friend in the commentsMultiple entries are allowed, the more friends you...

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Dench Challenge Three | Embrace The Night

Dench Challenge Three | Embrace The Night

When darkness falls, photography takes on a unique new set of challenges. The neon lights and street lamps cast unfamiliar colour and shadows. Embrace the night - Blade Runner, Total Recall (the Colin Farrell version) Taxi Driver and The Warriors, wouldn’t be the...

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Peter Dench | Tips for the streets

Peter Dench | Tips for the streets

How did you find challenge number one: Ask to Photograph a Stranger? Hard, I know because of lot of you have told me. Perhaps it was a little tough for a first challenge so here’s a few more tips if you want to keep at it. I hope you do. Try to become anonymous in...

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The Not So Happy Snapper | Freezing Motion

The Not So Happy Snapper | Freezing Motion

Aside from the technical aspect and complications of using a fast shutter to capture my photos, I am going to be honest this challenge filled me with far less dread than the first. I could observe my moment from afar. Freeze motion at a distance and then be home...

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Wiseman Challenge Two | Go Alcohol Free

Wiseman Challenge Two | Go Alcohol Free

No alcohol sign in vector depicting banned activities Now that you have shown you can be kind when you put your mind to it, the next challenge is to go alcohol free. That might seem impossible, ridiculous even futile, however research shows that alcohol is a known...

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WIN: £100 towards your favourite way to de-stress

WIN: £100 towards your favourite way to de-stress

November 4th - 8th is International Stress Awareness Week, and to encourage good stress management and self care, Capture Happiness are giving away £100 to use towards anything that makes you feel happy and less stressed! To enter, simply head to the Capture Happiness...

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Dench Challenge No.2 | Freeze Motion

Dench Challenge No.2 | Freeze Motion

Photography has the ability to show people what they think they know about in a different way.  In 1872, the former governor of California, Leland Stanford, a race-horse owner, hired Eadweard Muybridge to undertake some photographic studies. Stanford had reputedly...

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The Not So Happy Snapper | Dench Challenge No.1

The Not So Happy Snapper | Dench Challenge No.1

If I had any doubt that Peter knows me well, this challenge dispelled it. I had eulogised about loving being out with a camera and taking pictures. That joy was displaced with a mild panic as I learnt of what he had in mind. Why should I feel so...

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