petit lesson : centered vs off-center photography

No doubt about it – placing a subject off-center is more interesting. There simply isn’t any energy in the center. Once I placed the purple star flower off-center, to the right, the flower vase became alive, three-dimensional and more interesting. Doing this with people is crucial as well. You want to place them slightly off-center … Continue reading

how to support the Australian economy – part 4

 …my heart goes pitter pat. Φ These treats were bought at the magnificent Big Design Market held over at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne on December 5, 6 and 7. Links provided below the board. Happy Holidays! xoxo Dina Featured Image by Nik Harrison for Big Design Market. Makedo – Smart + creative. For kids or adults ;) … Continue reading

the twenty-four seventy

A little side note… I’ve been wanting the 24-70 mm lens for a few years now. Retailed at quite a hefty price, and me being a prime girl (24, 50, 85, 105), I kept putting it off, planning to get it once I’ve “made it”. But I knew it was a staple lens to have in one’s … Continue reading

The Paddington Antique Centre

Simpler things, simpler times. Here are some snapshots from my visit. xo Dina Taken at The Paddington Antique Centre in Brisbane, Australia.

how to support the Australian economy – part 2

 …the only way i know how…beep beep boop. Φ A little jacket that will jazz up any day. Crunchy, clustery, crumbly muesli. Australia’s answer to Vaseline. Here are September’s buys! Links provided below the board. xo Dina *Featured Image by Alannah Hill’s Spring Lookbook. Alannah Hill – total ooh la la brand. (i picked up the … Continue reading

The Lilydale General

Laughter is brightest, where food is best. – Irish Proverb I paired up with a creative professional in Melbourne who is starting his own marketing and design agency…it’s all in the beginning stages right now and I am so looking forward to working and learning with him! Our first project together was to shoot his friend’s restaurant … Continue reading