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Category Archives: My Life and More

My Life and More

Photography and Reading

In 2011 most of my reading material was photography and art related. Although I set a goal of twenty books for this year, I only finished ten and half way there for another five. So, I gave myself another 2 months out of 2012 to make it up to twenty and set a fresh goal. […]

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Unique gift ideas and wedding decor items

There are many places you can get unique gifts for your friends, partners, wedding guests, bridesmaids and groomsmen. There are lots of local shops, antique stores with delicate items, with vintage patterns. All it takes is hours and hours of walking, looking and researching. Just kidding! Thank God for Internet, these days you can find […]

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Happy New Year!

I want to wish all my friends, clients, colleagues a happy new 2012. 2011 has been a great year for our family and Lola Elise Photography. I hope it was equally as fruitful to you all. As for me, although some of the 2011 resolutions never saw a sight of light, I am thankful for what God […]

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Snow boy and Ozzy

Meet Ozzy and his new born friend the Snowboy. Ozzy is my 3 year old tornado. My dear love bug who appreciates when we call him a “PchenChik”; a Russian hybrid word for “Pechen’ka” (Cookie) “Pten’chik” (baby bird). Snow boy (not a snowman) is a new boy in our household, who sadly sits in our backyard and […]

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Inspiration and random thoughts

Have you heard of a statement “you are as good as your last work”? I bet lots of photographers out there know what it means. While it might be essential to keep on fishing out inspiration from different sources and keep practicing to learn new things, I find it very essential to let the brain […]

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