Rodrigo - New Angles

When was the last time you thought of how many noises your ears picked up without you even registering it? Or how many things your eyes saw today? Or how many times you used your mouth to eat, speak, smile or kiss somebody? And best of all, have you ever thought about the amount of work you give your hands per day? How many objects they have touched or picked up. How many times they were used to express your excitement, your anger, your happiness?

Doing this photo shoot with Rodrigo, made me notice and appreciate all the little things we overlook that our bodies can do!

So here you have, not a portrait, but portraits of the portrait of Rodrigo, a kind-hearted, handsome Argentinian boy who followed his heart to Berlin.

Paris in Love and Hell

Here is Paris.

I did these as I was feeling a bit off and decided to disctract myself with Art. It worked and I didn't have to talk to anyone or try to push anything down.

I know you've heard it all before, but distracting yourself with art is an amazing way to overcome certain mental blockages or release yourself..from yourself. You know that feeling when it seems like you've sat in one place going over and over a situation? All that it does is create false realisations and even more anxiety. 

Putting your focus into something productive helps you overcome certain feelings just by the simple act of dicstraction. Reminding yourself that, even if you do feel strongly about something, it doesn't HAVE to take over and you do have the power to shake it off and take a break from thinking about whatever it is making you feel like shit. The sense of relief is more gratifying and addicting than wallowing in pitty.  

Take a look and lose yourself in the image. Think about what emoitons come up and why it is so. 

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Rocking out with the Beatstakes

Beatstakes live in Leipzig...WHAT A SHOW!!

The German band Beatstakes were on tour in Germany and I got to go hang out with the lot. 
SUCH lovely gentlemen and so so talented. 'twas such a pleasure to go and capture their incredibly entertaining performance. As you can see in the photos, I wasn't the only one taken back by their crazy awesome stage presence. 

I used to listen to these guys when I was a lot younger, so it was a treat and a half for me to go see them live after so many years. Plus there was a special guest appearance from Deichkind too!  How wicked awesome cool! 

It is always such a lovely experience getting to meet a super talented band but then also find out they are incedibly humble and love a little dance in the backstage area after the show....and waaaay too many beers!

I would Highly recommend seeing these boys plays live if you ever get the chance! 

 

 

Get Looney

Here's Looney - Berlin based skateboarder. He is part of the infamous created family and crew, Bänke Berlin, on Warschauerstr. 

I got to spend some time with this free spirit and catch some of his awesome jumps. He is sponsored by DC Shoes (luckily as he sure gets through plenty being on his board 24/7)

Here you can follow his journey as a skater in Berlin and other places he likes to travel. 

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