I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life. Dr.Seuss

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Some portraits

“Children ask better questions than adults. "May I have a cookie?" "Why is the sky blue?" and "What does a cow say?" are far more likely to elicit a cheerful response than "Where's your manuscript?" Why haven't you called?" and "Who's your lawyer?"”

Fran Lebowitz


  1. Ah, very good pictures!
    Children are not easy to photograph (they are not easy to paint)
    although they are always photogenic with a natural expression.
    questions that children make are the right questions are questions that build ... questions that adults do, destroy...
    you imagine, when a child paints a green sun, and an adult asks, "Child, why paint the sun green? Do not you know that the sun is yellow?"
    (this adult destroyed the creativity of that child for the rest of his life)

    I have a question:
    Louise has a bikini?

  2. hehe you made me laugh, not an easy thing to do since my brain operation :)

  3. @ Roberto: exactly, you make a good point. There are indeed many adults killing the children's creativity. I do not know if it is difficult to take a picture of children. Frankly told, I find it more easy than adults. They never force me to photoshop their wrinkles, they never ask of their hair look good and they never ask of the layer of make -up is not too exaggerated.....
    Once I photographed a young lady with bunch of her family. Later she asked me of I could erase one of her brothers, he was not "suitable" for the family portrait!!!! ( I , of course, refused to do that....)
    Thanks for your visit!

  4. @ Elisabeth, Andrew and LiquidBrick : thanks a lot !!

    Andrew, I did not know it is so funny!!! But laughing is very healthy!!

  5. @Roberto: sorry, I forgot to answer your question. No she has not. She wears see- through monokini, called also woolkini.

  6. Hooooo these photos portraits are just beautiful!! I love how you captured the moment. Yes, very true, children have the best questions of all!! (And sometimes finding the answers is not that easy hehehe) I am ashamed to say that I have answered "Wait... I will google it!" :) They are so amazing, so into the moment.

  7. @Isabelle: thank you! Do not worry, sometimes I have to use the same phrase as well !! ( it seems to be inevitable :))

  8. oh i remember this quote:

    "Daddy are lady bugs only girls or are there boys, too? And if there are, what are they called?"

    "Yeah, the Beatles."

    -I am Sam (2001)

  9. @ indira lakhsmita: This is very good quote. I did not know it. Thanks a lot!