Elan Morgan is a writer and web designer who works from Elan.Works, a designer and editor at GenderAvenger, and a speaker who has spoken across North America. They believe in and work to grow both personal and professional quality, genuine community, and meaningful content online.

A Nest, Before and After Instagram

A Nest, Before and After Instagram

Here is a nest from my front yard, both before and after I manhandled it in Instagram:

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Granted, I went a little heavy on the saturation, and the light is blown out on the leaf in the upper left, but Whatevs! I thought. I like it anyway! And, despite its problems, it stands as an example of what you can do to liven up a drab, dusty, low-contrast photo with the application of a filter (in this case, Mayfair) and a few photo edits in Instagram.

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Good job, Instagram. You make nature look less crappy. 

My Acne, a Good Pharmacist, and Learning to Love My Own Skin

My Acne, a Good Pharmacist, and Learning to Love My Own Skin

Who Here Is Going to Be On CBC's DNTO Live Radio Show? Me!

Who Here Is Going to Be On CBC's DNTO Live Radio Show? Me!