Free Valentine’s Day printables to download

02.13.2017

Free Valentine's Day printables to downloadSteve and I have been together for two decades so dinner at the restaurant with half of the country is really not my idea of a romantic meal. I much prefer when we surprise each other with little attentions any other day of the year to show that we love and care about each other.

Last year, I put a mixtape together. This year, I have re-styled our dining room with a large blank canvas where I added the word LOVE and created some free printables which you can download and use as Valentine’s card. If you place them on each plate like I did, you will need to select to print as A5. Continue Reading

Travelling plans 2017 + photoshoots

02.12.2017

One of the five feel-good things I wanted to do in 2017 was travelling so I got mega organised last month and booked ahead our family holidays for the months ahead.

I will also be back in Paris in March to do a few portrait sessions like I did for Iris and Catherine and I’m waiting to hear back from clients about London and maybe Greece. So if you would like to book a photoshoot with me while I’m in Lisbon, Comporta, Paris, Marrakech, Bali or Hossegor let me know. Have a great weekend!



Back home…

02.08.2017

Beautiful stonewashed linen in the bedroomI’m back home in the Bay of Arcachon.
We’ve received our new coffee table by Handvärk which is just gorgeous. Steve moved some furniture around and the new setting works out perfectly for my next styling job with Philips SwitchScene bulbs which I need to complete by the end of the week. Last but not least (despite yesterday), I ended the day on a positive note and another photoshoot booked so I’m super happy. Continue Reading

One of those days…

02.07.2017

wordsI’m venturing in new territories, carving a new career for myself as a Photographer (here we go I said it!) and I would say that 90% of the time, I’m on a high, eager to learn, to see how much progress I’m making on all accounts from posing, lighting and editing on Lightroom and Photoshop, hugely grateful to all these people who are kind enough to trust me and pay me to take their portrait and then once in a while the 10% hit me in the face like a truck and I feel like s**t.

Today is one of those days.

I’m tired, my body is aching and I feel like whatever I do is not good enough and I will never be the Photographer I want to be because of course, I don’t want to be an average Photographer :-) I want to be a really good one!

But I know the pattern and I know how destructive and negative this path can be so I’m going to close down my computer, head to Montparnasse to catch my train back home to my gorgeous daughter and my People from the Sea and listen to Louise Hay’s positive affirmations for the next three hours.

And tomorrow morning, I will make myself a nice cup of green tea, breathe slowly and get back on the flipping horse because I’m not a quitter and I will become a great Photographer.

What’s your tips to deal with these awful moments of doubts beside saying the above which cracks me up because swearing in English never felt like proper swearing to me? :-)

 

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