• OUTFITS

    Night Bloomer

    Editing these photos was a nightmare. My camera generally performs decently in low-lighting, but there’s only so much you can do when the entire image is awash in orange street lights. Fortunately, shooting in RAW managed to salvage some of it, but unless I’m going for a limited colour range, I’ll have to try to avoid dilly-dallying at home before taking an outfit photo next time. I wore this Sammydress floral top once more, but instead of the more androgynous look I went the last time, I paired it with my old flare skirt for a girly style. This skirt has been with me since 2009! Its texture is just too…

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    Cool Stuff from Sammydress

    Here are a couple of cool items I acquired from Sammydress. My first one is this floral top, which should have been super girly – what with the the ruffly layers and all – but I managed to tone it down with a pair of jeans, boots, and this breezy cardigan. I also discovered this bright red wall while wandering about a new neighbourhood that day! It’s seriously giving me some home inspo vibes – remember this lovely abomination and how much I love kitsch? Can’t wait to put my very-much-expired interior design certificate to utter shame when I finally get my house. 😅 This pair of jeans is the most comfortable denim I’ve ever…

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    Floating Flowers from Zaful

    As anyone familiar with the web would soon realise, the prevalence of  digital tools to futz around with images often results in the need for skepticism when it comes to viewing photographs. The point of contention in whether a photo is drastically altered usually boils down to the question of: is it a product of the digital darkroom or digital manipulation? Surprisingly, as I found out after taking a couple of film photography classes back in school, the answer is kind of a middle grey (geddit?) There is a lot of manipulation you can do in the traditional darkroom – burn, dodge, blur, crop, even overlay – it blew my mind just how…