Niche down

•°☆•  I‘m always amazed by creatives finding unusual niches in the industry. Ellie @elliedraws who I interviewed for my blog the other week has specialized in custom house portraits as an illustrator. I mean what a fabulous idea!! A house portrait is just THE perfect unique personalized gift for people who are moving house, who

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Ellie Smith

Ellie Smith

°﹒✰ ‧ •„I’m glad I did it and at the time I felt like I dont have much choice – like when youre just so on the edge of something that you have to just jump.“ – illustrator Ellie Smith @elliedraws about leaving her old job to pursue her art.*>>> ᴺᴱᵂ ᴮᴸᴼᴳ ᴵᴺᵀᴱᴿᵛᴵᴱᵂ:When I first saw Ellies’

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housefront in London


•°☆• Left the house early today to pick up new business cards before the heat kicks in. ☀️ We’ve got a heatwave in London this and next week????Currently sitting under the sunblinds of @debeauvoirwholefoods with an Iced Latte and work on the table – this is one major reason why I became freelance because I love working

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cat lazing


°•☆• ᴴᴬᴾᴾᵞ ᵂᴱᴱᴷᴱᴺᴰ And in case you’ve got issues with allowing yourself to laze read my blog post about non-productive downtime on Also laziness helps boost creativity as I’ve just read on a post by Aytekin Tanks @jotform_official : “When your day isn’t occupied by mental tasks, your mind can wander and creative thinking can take

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Fashion MIE Marina Raykovic

Fashion MIE

°☆• Fashion MIE is the name of the small boutique of Marina Rajkovic in Reutlingen/Germany. She is selling sustainable fashion and earlier this year, I photographed the photo story of her business.Because I`ve studied fashion and have worked for a few fashion companies, I know how important – and how rare – sustainability and fairness

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•°☆• “ ᴮᴱᴵᴺᴳ ᴬ ˢᵀᴬᴿ ᴶᵁˢᵀ ᴹᴱᴬᴺˢ ᵀᴴᴬᵀ ᵞᴼᵁ ᴶᵁˢᵀ ᶠᴵᴺᴰ ᵞᴼᵁᴿ ᴼᵂᴺ ˢᴾᴱᶜᴵᴬᴸ ᴾᴸᴬᶜᴱ , ᴬᴺᴰ ᵀᴴᴬᵀ ᵞᴼᵁ ˢᴴᴵᴺᴱ ᵂᴴᴱᴿᴱ ᵞᴼᵁ ᴬᴿᴱ. ᵀᴼ ᴹᴱ , ᵀᴴᴬᵀ’ˢ ᵂᴴᴬᵀ ᴮᴱᴵᴺᴳ ᴬ ˢᵀᴬᴿ ᴹᴱᴬᴺˢ.” (ᴮᵞ ᴰᴼᴸᴸᵞ ᴾᴬᴿᵀᴼᴺ)Today, shine wherever you are and know that God has a good plan for you and that you’re here for a

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•°☆• ᶜᴱᴸᴱᴮᴿᴬᵀᴱ •° Celebrations are a great opportunity to have your personal photo story created: a photo book about you and your guests of the day – or wall art that tells your beautiful story. Everyone is dressed nicely, balloons are hanging in the trees, there’s music playing, kids running about, laughter everywhere – just

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Wear a Smile

•°☆•. ” ᴬ ˢᴹᴵᴸᴱ ᴵˢ ᵀᴴᴱ ᴮᴱˢᵀ ᴹᴬᴷᴱᵁᴾ ᴬᴺᵞ ᴳᴵᴿᴸ ᶜᴬᴺ ᵂᴱᴬᴿ. ” (by Marilyn Monroe) I love looking at photos of genuinely smiling people, don’t you? These pictures have got so much energy and when looking at them you feel like smiling, too. For the girls of @herzstaerkend it seemed easy to relax in front of

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Your genuine Smile

•°☆• ” ᴮᴱᶜᴬᵁˢᴱ ᴼᶠ ᵞᴼᵁᴿ ˢᴹᴵᴸᴱ ᵞᴼᵁ ᴹᴬᴷᴱ ᴸᴵᶠᴱ ᴹᴼᴿᴱ ᴮᴱᴬᵁᵀᴵᶠᵁᴸ. ” (by Thich Nhat Hanh) Klick hier für den Text auf Deutsch oder scrolle weiter nach unten We all have been in this situation: We feel the camera pointed at us, and we try to control our smiles. As a result, our face muscles

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the eagels player Reutlingen

Decide not to give up

°•☆• Wanted to share these images of the American Football players The Reutlingen Eagles and found a matching quote that not only goes for sportspeople but for anyone. Here is it: “ᴺᴱᵛᴱᴿ ᴳᴵᵛᴱ ᵁᴾ! ᶠᴬᴵᴸᵁᴿᴱ ᴬᴺᴰ ᴿᴱᴶᴱᶜᵀᴵᴼᴺ ᴬᴿᴱ ᴼᴺᴸᵞ ᵀᴴᴱ ᶠᴵᴿˢᵀ ˢᵀᴱᴾ ᵀᴼ ˢᵁᶜᶜᴱᴱᴰᴵᴺᴳ.” (- ᴶᴵᴹ ᵛᴬᴸᵛᴬᴺᴼ) For me having decided ahead of time not

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greenhouse plants


°•☆•>> “ᵂᴱ ˢᴬᵀ ᴵᴺ ˢᴵᴸᴱᴺᶜᴱ, ᴸᴱᵀᵀᴵᴺᴳ ᵀᴴᴱ ᴳᴿᴱᴱᴺ ᴵᴺ ᵀᴴᴱ ᴬᴵᴿ ᴴᴱᴬᴸ ᵂᴴᴬᵀ ᴵᵀ ᶜᴼᵁᴸᴰ.” •°☆• (-ᵉʳⁱᶜᵃ ᵇᵃᵘᵉʳᵐᵉⁱˢᵗᵉʳ ⁱⁿ ‘ᵗʰᵉ ˢᶜᵉⁿᵗ ᵏᵉᵉᵖᵉʳ`) About the author:

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°•☆•*>> Portrait of the lovely and super fashionable Marina in her fashion store fashion_mie in Reutlingen where she sells sustainable clothes, cosmetics, and other products. ᴵ ᵀᴼᴼᴷ ᴾᴴᴼᵀᴼˢ ᴼᶠ ᴴᴱᴿ ᴬᴺᴰ ᴴᴱᴿ ˢᵀᴼᴿᴱ ᶠᴼᴿ ᴴᴱᴿ ᵂᴱᴮˢᴵᵀᴱ, ᴬᴺᴰ ᴵᵀ ᵂᴬˢ ˢᵁᶜᴴ ᶠᵁᴺ ᶠᴼᴿ ᴹᴱ ( / ᵁˢ ᴵ ᴴᴼᴾᴱ ᴴᴬᴴᴬ) . ᴬˢ ᴬ ᶠᴼᴿᴹᴱᴿ ᶠᴬˢᴴᴵᴼᴺ ˢᵀᵁᴰᴱᴺᵀ

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bikes in the sun


°•☆• ᕼOᗯ TO ᘜᗴT Tᕼᗴ ᖴᗴᗴᒪIᑎᘜ IᑎTO Tᕼᗴ ᑭIᑕTᑌᖇᗴThe most important element in a photo is emotion; that it makes me feel something. A technically perfect picture doesn`t mean much to me if I don`t feel anything when looking at it. “A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart, and leaves

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Hairdresser Tugay Zeyrek

Hairdresser Tugay Zeyrek in Metzingen

○°☆• Tugay.Zeyrek is a hairdresser who works in his family salon Erols.Hairlounge in Metzingen a small town in Germany – and cuts the hair of football stars and even music icons like Jason Derulo.When interviewing him I noticed quite a few things that we all can learn from him in order to achieve the extraordinary: ʜᴀᴠᴇ ʟᴏᴠᴇ &ᴘᴀssɪᴏɴ

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°☆• ᴀʀᴇ ʏᴏᴜ ᴛʀʏɪɴɢ ᴛᴏ ғɪɴᴅ ɪᴅᴇᴀs ғᴏʀ ᴘᴇʀsᴏɴᴀʟ ᴘʜᴏᴛᴏ ᴘʀᴏᴊᴇᴄᴛs? ᗪO YOᑌ ᗯᗩᑎT TO KᑎOᗯ ᕼOᗯ TᕼᗴY ᑕᗩᑎ ᕼᗴᒪᑭ YOᑌ ᗯITᕼ YOᑌᖇ ᑭᕼOTOᘜᖇᗩᑭᕼY? Then head to my blog interview with Paul Fuller from East London. Paul lives near the Hackney Marshes, a strip of green marshland along the River Lea in East London. The

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New light

nadinewilmanns°☆•○》 Sᴇᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀsᴇʟғ ɪɴ ᴀ ɴᴇᴡ Lɪɢʜᴛ – ᴀɴᴅ ʙᴏᴏᴋ ʏᴏᴜʀ ᴘʜᴏᴛᴏ sᴇssɪᴏɴ ;- ) • ☆° I‘m in London until Easter, then Metzingen/Germany until end of May. Model: @emma_loves_england MUA: @feyfirmansyah15 About the author:

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Paul Fuller with camera

Paul Fuller on

“Having a camera in your hand and a reason to be there gives you motivation and a license to stick your nose into places where you wouldn`t otherwise do it.” (Paul Fuller) °•☆•Iɴ Cᴏɴᴠᴇʀsᴀᴛɪᴏɴ ᴡɪᴛʜ Pᴀᴜʟ Fᴜʟʟᴇʀ *》》 Tᕼᗴᖇᗴ ‘Տ ᗩ ᑎᗴᗯ IᑎTᗴᖇᐯIᗴᗯ Oᑎ McWilmanns Business Story Magazine: ɪ’ᴠᴇ ᴍᴇᴛ ᴘʜᴏᴛᴏɢʀᴀᴘʜᴇʀ ᴘᴀᴜʟ ғᴜʟʟᴇʀ (@pf_photographer) ғᴏʀ

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cherry blossom petals


°•☆• “How will I have energy for challenges, when I eat crap, don`t relax, and don`t sleep enough?”, says resilience coach Ursula Walter (@walther_ursula). Makes sense, of course, but we tend to forget. Some sports, a little yoga, or whatever makes you feel good, happy moments – they’re not just pleasures, they make us more resilient,

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