Author archives: Isabel

The Journey - Chapter 2

Please press start if you would like to hear me read the story.   She opened her eyes. How did she get here? Where was here? She knew she had been looking for something important, something she could not remember because she had lost it a long time ago - a lifetime ago. There...

The Journey - Chapter 1

Press the start button if you would like to hear me read the story. You probably need to turn the volume down ;-)   She woke up early again and looked out of the window of the little lighthouse-keeper‘s cabin. The lighthouse was touched by the first rays of sun, a bright blue sky, two...

The Journey - Prologue

(Please press the play button if you would like to hear me read this blog post)    When I created the presentation for my talk at the Connected 2018 exhibition in the UK in April this year I spent quite some time reflecting about my journey into photography. I ‚only’ had an hour...

The Birth of a Project...

This morning I woke with a thought filling my whole being, my head, my soul, my heart... Transition This has never happened before and I don’t yet know where it will end but I feel very strongly that I need to find a way to create images and words to describe it. Usually my stories just happen and...

Aphantasia but lots of fantasy...

On the weekend I talked to a friend on Twitter about Aphantasia. I had never heard of it before and maybe that was actually good... Here you can find an article about Aphantasia which also includes a test - https://www.bbc.com/news/health-34039054 So, guess what, according to the test I do...

Haiku to the rescue!

In my last blog post I shared with you how I had jeopardized my own creativity by imposing rules on my work. This time I would like to tell you a bit more about what helped me to overcome this creative block and other thoughts around the topic which seems to connect with so many of you. I have a...

Just shoot...

I bet you thought you would have to wait some months now until the next blog post...but no, it is already here! No need to worry though that there will be a blog post every day - that would be too much for anyone I feel but neither will there be a fixed schedule. In general, I am determined to...