Saturday Morning Links

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Good morning readers! I come across so many interesting photographers and links online that I thought I would share a couple of them with you every weekend. Among all the chaos going on the world right now, sometimes it’s nice to take a break from the news and twitter feeds and set your eyes on … Continue reading

robert doisneau

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Today marks Robert Doisneau‘s 100th year birth anniversary. He has to be one of my favorite street photographers of that by-gone era. His photographs are so playful and almost dream-like… Merci Robert pour avoir laissés ces belles photos enjoués de Paris! xo, Dina Here are my favorites…you should read the story behind his most famous … Continue reading

say hello to my little friend!

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Yep, the G-Man himself! So crunchy delicious with a latte. As I’m trying to practice my food photography whenever I can (it’s a snail-like slow progress…), I would like to show you my simple set-up for taking these photos. It doesn’t get any simpler than this: natural light coming from a side window, and a … Continue reading

letting go of photographs (bet you’re afraid)

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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

an indian wedding

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A few weeks ago, I assisted to shoot an Indian wedding reception. It was my officially my first wedding and I simply wanted to do it to experience it for myself. I’m glad I did because it confirmed a few things for me. As I arrived to the reception, most 300+ guests were already there, … Continue reading

Cafe When It Sizzles

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One day my sister surprised me and took me to Image Superstore Cafe on Elizabeth Street in Melbourne. It was absolutely charming, I have never seen anything quite like it. A photography studio-cum-cafe that’s been open for only two months (and yet customers kept pouring in during lunch time), the space also appeals to classical … Continue reading