Category archives: Personal

How to keep creativity flowing, let alone alive?!Leica and Kodak Portra

How to keep creativity flowing, let alone alive?!
I recently read a post that Jasmin Star wrote about creativity and it was well-timed. Now and then I need inspiration, I need more creativity, so I study famous photographers, or explore a new technique or look at paintings and use of light etc...In the end every single thing I do to try and get better at photography is photography related. Which should be, in theory,[...]

Learning, Photography, Tanzania, Ukulele etc…

Learning, Photography, Tanzania, Ukulele etc...
Let's take a break in work related posts and let me take you somewhere hot and splendid and huge and mysterious. But before that, let me explain a few things... part of the stories you read here, well there is a bit of me that goes in it too. There's nothing emotional about it, don't be afraid. It's practical, it's about learning, I don't intend to make anybody weep[...]

One Year At A Time – Jayanti & Susan. Introduction by writer Lucinda Martin.

One Year At A Time - Jayanti & Susan. Introduction by writer Lucinda Martin.
Guest writer Lucinda Martin for today's One Year At A time post, following on from my previous one, that explained a little my personal thought trail that led to creating this photography project. Lucinda Martin is a 36-year-old British teacher and writer, currently living in Dubai with her husband and their two cats. After studying English Literature at Sheffield [...]

One Year At A Time – The Project.

One Year At A Time - The Project.
I have mentionned this project a little while ago on my Facebook page, but before I show you images of the two couples I have photographed for this project so far, I think I should really start by explaining where and how this project was born. It will give you a bit of my thought process behind it and I will try to be brief. As a word of "warning", this projec[...]

Un salon de coiffure où on se sent comme à la maison: l’Appart, à Salon-de-Provence.

Un salon de coiffure où on se sent comme à la maison: l'Appart, à Salon-de-Provence.
  L'Appart est géré par Dorian. Dorian est jeune, beau, souriant, super sympathique. Il a aussi la tête sur les épaules, sait ce qu'il veut, est créatif, a une équipe du tonnerre et une ambition et une vision saines qui, j'en suis sûre, le mèneront loin. Comme on dit en anglais "watch this space". C'est l'été dernier que je suis allée fouiner un peu dans ce salo[...]

Happy Birthday BlueCicada Photography!

Happy Birthday BlueCicada Photography!
It's BlueCicada's birthday and it is turning 2! Time indeed flies, especially when you are having fun! So let's have some fun together for the occasion. Let's make something clear, this is NOT about spreading my name! You are not required to follow the consuming process of 1- liking my page 2- sharing my page 3- tagging the whole planet 4- retweeting 5- posting o[...]