about this blog

first i must confess that when i started this blog, i sure thought that this would be much easier. i thought that i would find the time to post a lot more than i ended up having. the thing is that i’m not that good when it comes to time-management (though i try so hard) and yet i believe that i have gotten so much better in these last years. i’ve worked in high-pressure environments and after that when i started working by myself, building my own business, i always felt the pressure to make it work fast, because of well… money issues. bills need to be paid and food must be on the table, so that pressure was always there.

Lisbon Belém Garden Monastery, Film Photography by Twiggs Photography

but though i think i improved myself a lot when it comes to organization, i still find it extremely hard to just do everything i want to do. a lot of people suffer from the same, i get that. and as many would say, the fact that we can do something, is not enough reason to do it. but i honestly want to do this. i want to have a place which is fully dedicated to film photography, because on my main blog i don’t find the place to do it. i honestly don’t think my other blog readers are interested in this topic, well a few will be, but not the majority!

Lisbon Garden on Film, Kodak Portra 160 by Twiggs Photography

sometimes i don’t know what to post, i want to post everything because the last roll was awesome. or i want to just talk about my experiences with some camera or some roll of film. but though i’m not complaining, i’m not even sure someone is actually reading. oh this is so lame, this feels so much that i’m complaining and wining. and i might even put this post to trash before hitting publish, but let’s hope not, because all this has been coming out from my fingers at light speed.

and i have so many nice pictures to share with you. now that i look at my last roll it was really amazing! the light, oh the light in lisbon is a kick-ass light! forgive me all of you who don’t live here or believe that your city has awesome light, but light on this city?! kicks some ass!

Feet on Film with Kodak Portra 160

but of course i will keep posting to this blog, as this is a place that is very dear to me, though in the meantime i will self-host this, because the limitations of a self-hosted wordpress blog are driving my nuts! if you know me, you know that i love to change things around and having the same look for months now, with such lack of choices is not for me. have a nice evening and weekend folks!

on a summer day after a maternity shoot

it was back in july and the sky was glorious as expected! i went to the beach right in the morning for a maternity photo session (you should really see the session because it was gorgeous!), and after it i headed down to another beach for some photos with my yashica! just a few random photos of the seaside and beach flora.

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and yes, i just tried the slideshow feature on the blog! i’m not sure if i like it, but i just wanted to give it a try! have a nice weekend!

camera: yashica tl electro x
film: kodak portra 160

hello twiggs

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i am and if you remember all the news back two weeks ago, i had a brand new facebook page! so are you in or are you out? i created a whole new brand called hello twiggs, so that i could have all my creative work under one roof – lifestyle photography, graphic and web-design. you can see my portfolio here, if you care about any of these topics!

join me on that new online home, as i’m usually there all day long sharing nice images, cool news and inspirational snippets! see you there!

camera: yashica tl electro x
film: kodak portra 160

 

where my feet wander [double set of feet edition]

or should i say “feet and paw edition”?

i have the most amazing dog, because when i go for a walk with him, i take a camera most of the times and he already knows that sometimes he needs to stand and wait for me until i finish taking a picture of something! and this time i had him included on my “where my feet wander” photo, because it was a beautiful april day and tiny flowers were everywhere in the green grass. and i thought that my yellow chucks and his paws actually match!

and of course there are more new where my feet wander pictures!

do you have any particular film project that you want to share? for more of this project, take a sneak peek here!

camera: yashica tl electro x
film: kodak ektar 100

where my feet wander

this is a project of mine created specifically for and with my yashica. the goal? to collect at least a picture a roll of my feet on some walk through the city or wherever i am. it’s simple, and i find it interesting having all these together! maybe in one year or two, this can actually be really really cool! right now, it keeps my attention to the ground as well, finding interesting details, colours or patterns that are worth capturing!

by now you already figured out my favourite kind of shoes, right? yes, i admit! i’m a flat shoes kind of girl! see them all together here!

camera: yashica tl electro x
film: several kinds of 35mm film