stay fresh

Somehow in the city it’s summer in the city Somewhere in the city it’s summer in the city Freedom Fry – Summer In The City Styled and Shot by Dina El-Hakim for The Music.

keep calm and love gelato

While temperatures rise (and sometimes drop) in Melbourne, one thing you can be sure of is that you will inevitably encounter a beautiful gelato or two this summer. As the latest freelance contributor to The Music’s Eat/Drink page, I tested out 3 places last week. All the gelato was exquisite, and my favorite was Messina, which never disappoints. I’m excited to … Continue reading

la mere et sa fille (part deux)

…and today, just in time for Mother’s Day, I had some wonderful clients for my fundraising photoshoots for my Ride to Conquer Cancer. In the morning: doting new mommy Caroline and her petite crevette, Sarah, were so clearly relaxed in their lovely bungalow by the river. Zip to the afternoon: (another) Carolyne, who organized a surprise, … Continue reading

♫ les vacances! ♫

Just like the French do, Life of Phi is taking the rest of August off for a little vacay. Time to re-group, enjoy the last bits of summer, get organized, blah blah…I leave you with this video* I took at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia. See you soon boys and girls :) XO, Dina  * = … Continue reading

Katherine / Montreal

Just before jetting off to Aussie-land, I did some personal work for Katherine Dao…simply some fun, sunny photos. She was super fun! I’m sort of missing the heat of that day. Looking back on the photos, I realized it was way too sunny for the time we shot. On a sunny day, it is best … Continue reading