27.2.12

through milk-tinted glasses


Another outtake from the Scout & Catalogue shoot. These colours! I am now so enamoured of Kodak Portra 160 that I even enjoy taking pictures of nothing in particular.


A few of our recent postcards. Yes, the top one was inspired by the Craft Spells album cover



A paperweight, a piece of pink glass sent by Jenya, a dream catcher that Carly gave me for my birthday (a First Nations-made one that she picked up in Thunder Bay). I am on my way to being this guy! Just kidding.


These SUPER knockoffs from ASOS are amazing, but also kind of terrible.


A beautiful handprinted tank dress from Thief & Bandit.


I am not one for much pattern usually, but Amie’s work is so incredible and these colours are so perfect for me that I can’t resist it. Hello, summer 2012 wardrobe staple.


41 comments:

  1. your blog is so pretty! i feel like i don't belong!!

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  2. Portra 160 is my total fave but my pix aren't quite as gorgeously milky. (I also cracked up before I clicked your youtube link cos I knew what it was gonna be!) xx

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    1. I guess it's just the right combination of lighting and colours in the atmosphere... SCIENCE. Or something.

      I can't even watch that video the whole way through! I am too Capricorn for it.

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  3. terrible, but SO AMAZING.

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  4. Pretty new postcards! xx

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    1. Thank you! I am quite enamored of them myself.

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  5. i'm a total sucker for flowershots, and that last one is just SO perfect. <33

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    1. Thank you! Just some humble carnations, being cute & stuff.

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  6. I've never shot with 160, but the only thing I've used for years is VC Portra. Nothing quite compares. If I want some subtle shots I'll definitely try out the 160! x

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    1. Oh, I have some of that in the fridge! If you use the 160, I hope you love it.

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  7. Yes it's a great tank! Mine at the moment is a vintage one i brought back from Canada with a Native American design on it, so it stands out quite a bit here in OZ!

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  8. Bah, only you could make the maligned carnation look good enough to eat :n )

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  9. wonderful pix! i formerly used Ektar but i may switch to Portra. What kind of camera do you use?

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    1. Here I used a Canon A-1. It's the best!

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    2. ok noted. what about in the lingerie sewing room shots?

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    3. Same. I usually specify what camera it is in the labels section at the bottom of each post, unless I forget or unless I use a digital camera.

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  10. I love that handprinted tank. It is trule amazing.

    http://houseofwren.blogspot.com/

    Wren

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  11. Oooh, those flowers look beautiful! I love the color and feel of your pictures so. much.

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  12. Beautiful photos, as always! That Craft Spells is so worth being inspired by...it's flawless.

    xxx

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    1. It really is. And it happens to be a good record, so that makes me doubly happy.

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  13. These phots are so dreamy and your blog is simply stunning. I'm a new reader but was instantly grabbed by your pretty blog, pretty pictures, pretty writing and the fact that you're in Toronto (my hometown, which I live far away from now and miss like crazy).

    ~Natasha (http://papercrowns.typepad.com)

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    1. Thank you so much! Funny how so many of us think we would never miss Toronto... until we leave, that is.

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  14. I love this carnations arrangement!

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    1. Thank you! Just thrown into a glass, ha.

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  15. I think the glasses are erring on the awesome side of terrible though :)

    That last photo is beautiful, I forget how fresh flowers in a room are just so...nice.

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    1. I happen to agree about the glasses, but others might not! And thank you, I agree completely.

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  16. I love that tank top. Defo on the summer wish list x

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  17. the color combo of the carnations is beautiful.

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    1. Aren't they so pretty? I love the combination.

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  18. love it! i want to steal you last photo :)

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  19. that tank dress is so adorable. that print on it looks so homemade and personal.

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    1. I agree, it's so beautiful. Even prettier in person!

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