B & W challenge – people 2

#onceuponatime #inamsterdam
#onceuponatime

I was challenged by Julita Wozny to post black & white photos for the up-coming five days. I posted one photo, and then forgot all about it D-: Does it mean I fail at the challenge? … <.< … >.>…. Since this is my blog – I don’t think so.

And today, I nominate theMOFman 😀

TheMOFMan has some great B&W shots in his gallery already, so I’m sure this challenge will be a piece of cake.

MOF, in order to take this challenge, you must post B&W photography for the next five days, and each day nominate another photographer to enter the challenge. Good luck!

French connection

Sucks. It might not be the case for the whole France, but the Internet at my aunts keeps going on and off, and even when it’s on, most pages load so slowly that I forget what I had clicked, and then, after waiting for ever, I get the most annoying message: connection lost (happened a million times during this half hour!). My Reader is also a lost case, and so is my Facebook. Which is really no problem, until I decide to update myself on what’s going on in my world to find out it’ not possible. So annoying. I will not try more today (but then I probably will, damn it!). So buh-bye.

Perhaps tomorrow.

Christmas Lille, france, beggar, tivoli, people
Christmas Lille

Looking for wonders

Seen at Science Center NEMO in Amsterdam
Seen at Science Center NEMO

I finally found the opportunity to visit NEMO Science center. There’s a reason science museums are popular, they are always a lot of fun, with many technological things to touch and play with.

I only had one hour to race through all five floors of NEMO, the time just went too fast, and there’s one thing I know forgot to check out. On my way in I spotted a little boy crouched over some sort of hole in the floor by the entrance. I decided to try his point of view on my way out, but forgot all about until I found a picture of the moment on my camera. I wonder what he saw. . .

Decemb…-what?

Decemb...-what?
My friend did some Christmas shopping in Amsterdam

All bloggers writing about Christmas made me realize that we’re in December all of the sudden. The streets have ben illuminated for weeks already, but now Christmas is actually coming to town.

I love Christmas; the decorations, the songs and the presents make me very happy, but I haven’t really gotten around to buy gifts myself yet, and that makes me very stressed.

Is it even possible to find the perfect present for everyone you care about in three weeks?

Hanging dolls

Hanging dolls

Creepy decorations must be an Italian thing

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Also I found the daily quote from WP quite inspirational today. I don’t know if we all get the same, but anyhows:

 Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer. BARBARA KINGSOLVER

Colourless Dancers


I really love colours. And light. If I have a style, and if it has characteristics – it can probably be described as colourful. Black and white photos obviously have other qualities that I wish to explore and think about myself, now, before someone puts in it a PowerPoint and explains it all 🙂

I loved this picture in colours. I’m now trying to figure out if I love it more without them, or if it’s just different.