Focus

Dreams of Wings…

July 9, 2019 | 35

So what do you do when you realise that… your photography has become too difficult, your gear and process have become cumbersome and keep you from enjoying an intuitive and…

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Not important…

May 21, 2019 | 9

That strange feeling that everything I write has to be somehow important, that every image I take has to be ‘special’, that every painting I make needs to convey a…

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My painting journey…

March 15, 2019 | 3

When deciding about my goals for this year there was one thing above all that my soul was aching for…something that I had in a way forbidden myself to dream…

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Herbstblut

January 9, 2019 | 9

Drops of Autum blood On Winter’s pale face – Seeds of Spring… Just added this to my portfolio – I really like the way it turned out.

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Farewell and Welcome

January 1, 2019 | 1

I hope you all had a wonderful start into the new year. Ours was as peaceful as we had hoped, just watching the fireworks in the distance and enjoying our…

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2019 – My Year of ‘Ma’

December 28, 2018 | 24

I am sitting here on the couch, looking out of our large glass window at another grey and calm winter morning (quick snapshot below) – just the sound of a…

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You cannot develop your own style?

December 8, 2018 | 4

How can I develop my own style? How can I find my unique style?  Questions that I did ask myself and I am sure – actually I know – many…

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Give birth to a dancing star…

December 6, 2018 | 8

One of my favourite quotes of all time is by Friedrich Nietzsche. “One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.” This…

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Freeing my intuition…

October 23, 2018 | 10

Practicalities, gear and film choices, project planning and business expectations were filling my mind and I could not hear my artistic heart anymore. Had it stopped beating? I thought that…

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A brand new Morning…

October 18, 2018 | 6

[…] Well, it’s a brand new morning And it’s the start of your new life Yeah, it’s a brand new morning You’d better try and get it right Brand new…

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Reflections…

By Isabel / June 6, 2018 / 6 Comments

Little did I know that writing the blog post about ’Finding my Focus’ beginning of the year would result in a long phase of deep reflections which basically lasted until 2 weeks ago. I had been so sure that I had it all figured out that I was not really prepared for that. There wasn’t…

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Finding my focus (all puns intended ;-))

By Isabel / January 17, 2018 / 14 Comments

One of my first blog posts was about “focusing until it feels right” and while this was about focusing my cameras I have found out over the last few weeks that it also applies to my creative, business and ‘social’ life. During the last two years after I had quit my old job and started…

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Focussing on how it feels best…

By Isabel / June 13, 2017 / 4 Comments

A few days ago I read a very interesting article on James McArdle’s blog onthisdateinphotography.com about the work of Julia Margaret Cameron. The article got me thinking about two things – how I use focus which I will write about in this blog post and – how much I feel I have in common with a photographer who…

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