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The Moment to Snap

The Moment to Snap

Photography is not like painting. There is a creative fraction of a second when you are taking a picture. Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you must know with intuition when to click the camera. That is the moment the photographer is creative. Oop! The Moment! […]

How I Spent a Rainy Day

How I Spent a Rainy Day

Come on with the rain, I’ve got a smile on my face I walk down the lane, with a happy refrain Just singin’, singin’ in the rain… Gene Kelly What a joy the seasons are! Even when I have to walk in the rain, I can get a creative kick out of it. At least, […]

Tea Dyeing Fabrics

Tea Dyeing Fabrics

Hi there! You are invited in for tea. What flavor do you like? Nobody around here drinks ordinary Earl gray, so that was the tea flavor that I was brewing for my first batch of tea dyeing. I gathered up little pieces of fabric, lace and scraps and put everything together in a pot of […]

Greetings from the Forest Collage

Greetings from the Forest Collage

Greetings from the Forest, original art collage. Available. Sold. Another square collage 13×13 centimeters (5×5″). You can feel the smell of warm soil and pine forest, right? Everything is still, not even the breeze wants to air today. Only the invisible chirping birds, high up in the trees are awake, singing their usual happy tune. […]

Acorn & friends living a still life

Acorn & friends living a still life

Still life n., pl. still lifes. 1. Representation of inanimate objects, such as flowers or fruit, in painting or photography. 2. A painting, picture, or photograph of inanimate objects. Empty pixie hats. Yellowing in September. Impressive seeds from that impressive oak tree. Acorn & Friends. All the gathered treasures together. Related PostsWindow stilleben / still […]

Homemade Soup

Homemade Soup

Homemade vegetable soup, how about that? This is a picture for Bokkanalen’s reviewer Jenny who e-mailed to tell me that her favorite thing about my blog is the category that is about food. Food Mood indeed. How strange I thought, do I have such a category? But well, I do. Food is part of my […]

Tree Climber Girl

Tree Climber Girl

I know, you’ve seen her before. But at Studio Friday today it’s Art Studio Sidekicks, or four legged friends. And this is my sidekick, I guess (haven’t heard the word before): Isn’t she magnificent? Related PostsSpotted Photo Theme: Animal Love Studio Friday | Inspiration indulgence Concrete Bird Bath from a Rhubarb mold

Utflykt

Utflykt

Utflykt is the Swedish word for outing or day trip. It’s the thing to do in the summer, with friends and loved ones. We had coffee and cinnamon buns, sunshine and a great time. I took lots of photos, of course. Related PostsI love a bit of craziness around the neck Trip documented: Festival of […]

Autumn walk with the camera

Autumn walk with the camera

The autumn colours will stay longer than usual this fall. The sun is mild and lots of trees still have green leafs. But some are now turning yellow, the beautiful sunny yellow they get just before falling to the ground. Walking through town now lots of yellow birch leafs whirls around my feet. The wind […]

Cinnamon, roses & lingonberries

Cinnamon, roses & lingonberries

Presenting: Photos that smell lovely – from this week. This Sunday we went bouldering in the forest. Here are some pictures: The smell of the forest… And the autumn is getting closer, I spotted some yellow in the forest: This is what I created last week: Cinnamon buns! Mr P got lots of beautiful flowers […]