toronto in 24 hours

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11:36 am: dark horse espresso bar 1:11 pm: university of toronto 1:50 pm: royal ontario museum 3:12 pm: cartier & holts 8:43 am: st. lawrence market

don’t stop till you get enough

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kids sure know how to have fun at weddings :) xo, Dina

pink-inspiration

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The pakistani wedding I co-shot last weekend (I gave you a small preview of its decor here) was of course shock-full of colors (which I absolutely LOVE), so I would just like to share my pink-inspiration* with you. Hugs! xo, Dina * = unfortunately WordPress commits color crime when after I upload my perfectly illuminated pink-toned photographs. For some … Continue reading

chaise fantaisie

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i would love to spend my days in a chair like this, in front of an open bay window with a pillowed ledge to rest my feet on. a great book, a warm breeze and life would be so blissful.  

letting go of photographs (bet you’re afraid)

sorry to see you go

Henri-Cartier Bresson said: “Your first 10, 000 photographs are your worst”. Just like anything in life, if you want to be good at something, you need to constantly evaluate yourself with constructive criticism, identify what needs to be improved, work on it and yet never be fully satisfied. Photographers, wether aspiring hard-core amateurs or full-fledged professionals, continuously … Continue reading

five ways to ❤ november

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Here are five ways to have a feel-good November… {having a good latte and a dessert containing sugar & butter – lots of it} {dreaming, or, if you’re blessed, actually planning your next vacation} * {enjoying the wonderful moustaches on display during the month of Movember} ** {catching up on your reading – always a … Continue reading