Cheers!

Today is our 4th year anniversary of moving to Barcelona and I like to make it a tradition to write something special every year and to share my favorite photos I posted on my blog so far. I’ve only missed it one year so far and I surely didn’t want that to happen again this year, so here we are!

Hubby and I were talking about these past 4 years this morning on our way to work. We were remembering the moment we were at the airport right before boarding, the moment we made a flight scale in Frankfurt and when we finally landed in Barcelona. It feels so weird to think about that moment now. I was telling hubby I think I entered in some kind of survival mode. I knew I had to step up to the occasion. That we were pretty much on our own and we had to do what had to be done.

I think it didn’t really hit me that we left until we moved to our own apartment. When we were done doing things we had to do as a priority, like finding a place to live and get all the documentation we needed, it was the moment to start living. And I felt kind of lost. With time, that feeling, that fear diluted. Weird enough, if feels both a long and a short time since we’ve been here. But with all that said, hubby and I toasted today for these past 4 years and many more to come.

Here’s a compilation of some of my favorite photos form this last year. Enjoy!

🙂

Little pine tree

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This little pine tree was a gift from my mom from when my parents visited in December. is the first photo I take of it and I wonder how it didn’t ocurr to me before to photograph it.

The things is that, maybe, as I see it everyday I got too used to it. Which sucks. Because I was complaning about not being able to take photos for a long time because of bad weather and the fact that is getting dark so early, when the truth is that we are sourrounded by a million things that could be super interesting to shoot.

Is just that we get used to them and we almost forget they’re there. After I realized that, I though that I will try and force myself to take photos of things I see everyday around me in a different way.

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I think that would make a great excercise.

My camera died…

About a week ago I was taking some photos of Mango and I noticed I was having trouble finding focus. I was using my 50mm and decided to try it with better lighting conditions to check if maybe that was the problem (too little light = hard time finding focus). I did and found out the problem remained.

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One of the photos I took while trying out the camera/lens

My next thought was “ok my 50mm died, its focus died, what am going to do, how I’m I going to possible live without my 50mm?” A week later I was taking some photos for a friend with my other lens, a 17-55mm and realised I was having the same problem. No focus. This is where I begin to REALLY worry.

Long story short, the focusing system of camera died beyond repair. I spend a few days depressed about it. Then, I begun to do research for my next camera and then, I got it! I bought the Canon EOS 70D with a 18-135mm lens. I spent a fair part of the weekend trying it out and I wanted to share my photos with you!

Also, my previous camera didn’t record video, this one does and I proudly made my very first video! I’m sure that a few time from now I’ll se it and go “why the hell did I share this with the world, this is horrible”. But for now, I’m very proud of it!

It’s been a while

Hello, bloggers! It’s been a while since my last post (two months to be precise). The main reason is that I’ve been having trouble deciding what to write about (the other reason is that I have been a little bit busier than I used to be). I started working full time now and with winter getting closer, days are shorter and time seems to slip away through my fingers.

Suddenly we are in the middle of October and I can’t understand how year is going by SO fast. And the sad part is that I wen through a photography dry spell.

The good news is that is over!

I got to document my first wedding (which is something I’ve been dreaming about since I started with photography), and I’ve been doing a lot of fun photo shoots with very cool people. But today I would like to share my favorite photos from the wedding.

The cool thing is that this much bigger than me. Along with hubby and two friends, we started a production company called VoilàShot. We work togheter doing, photography, videos, webs and social media for events. This wedding was our firs contract!

So I’m very excited for this project. I really hope it goes well. If you want to support us, we have a Facebook page and a Instagram account where you can see a little it more of our work!

I’m going to try harder to be more active again in my blog. I really like doing this.

Have a great week and take your camera with you everywhere!