nedelja, 27. januar 2019

I chased pigeons in Trieste

nedelja, 27. januar 2019

I chased pigeons in Trieste


One thing we promised to eachother this year is to travel more. Save some money in a travel jar and go places with dogs. And this month we went to Trieste.

In the morning we went to the store and bought some store food and had breakfast. Then we got on a morning bus to Trieste, Italy. We didn't plan anything major, we just wanted to have a good time and had some bucket places we wanted to see.



We visited st. Just cathedral.
It is a good place to stop and take some silly pictures with Lensball. If I am completely honest I chased two pigeons with it. I've been taking some random things with it. It gives me so much inspiration of what to shoot and how and I love that. I never thought of my pictures to be special enough to post them, but I do take photos with precision and a vision in my head and that is good enough. Even Nejc gave it a go and we really had fun.



Of course we were also taking photos by the main square. But then we visited Aquarium. And I came as close to my deepest fear as I ever will. I met a shark. I met a few actually. There is also a Vivarium and we met some lovely snakes, I normally am not a fan of them, but heck, they looked friendly.





This is my face of excitement and adrenaline. I really am scared of sea beasts and I would rather see them from a safe distance or not at all. I named my dog after one of the biggest sea apex predators in the world, but I am really afraid of them. Never ever ever I want to see them in person, if its not in a 30m tall boat.


There were many snakes and me and nejc were talking which one looks the friendliest and I picked this one. Turns out it is the only venomous snake they have there.


Overall, I loved this whole day. It is always good when we are together. But I swear to god we talked about Thor and Orca all the time and how much we miss them and would be so great if they were with us. We even bought them snacks. Love you Nejc, u bloody legend! To many more adventures with you!
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petek, 25. januar 2019

Two thousand and nineteen

petek, 25. januar 2019

Two thousand and nineteen


This is it, this is the year to change. This year we are going places, seeing what we always wanted to see and do what we wanted to do years ago but were too lazy.

In the past 25 days I changed so much in my life and I don't know why, because beside that 18 turning to 19 nothing changed, but something inside me did. Feathers are meant for the skies. But I7r rather be causing a chaos. This is what I decided:

- tomorrow, 26th of January, me and Nejc, my boyfriend (not only my roommate) are visiting Trieste. Like proper tourists (even if it is only 30 minutes away from where we live) and we are visiting aquarium and getting lost looking for saint Just. We are taking camera and taking pictures of every unimportant thing and turning it into a memory.

- we are going camping in Summer. With dogs and a tent and try to make it to some high mountain tops. We are going to have such a fun time, when I think about it I get shivers.

- I am creating my own free Lightroom presets for you and I am so excited about that, because I am working really hard on them to make them perfect.

- no matter what, I will make photography my school project and I will get someone to take me in and teach me how to do it and recruit me if you will.

- jobs, jobs, and jobs, because money, money, and money.

- i will be buying a new lens.

- and new hiking boots.

- and backpacks for dogs.


- and we are traveling with friends soon, so I am pretty pumped about that!

- taking useless but pretty sunset photos forever.


- this year, my arthritis can go suck it!

- hello yoga.

- can't wait for Mantrailing.

This is all the main things happening to me and dogs this year. Casual, but who is planning hehe... not me. I am super casual. We also applied for Hurtta adventurers and that makes me have chills in my whole body, because it is Hurtta and that would be a dream come true and we would have yet another reason to seek for perfect places and adventure even more. Just trying to give my dogs the best life possible. My little adventure pups. Nothing will ever mean as much as they do. My small pack.
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sobota, 19. januar 2019

The ocean rolls us away, away, away

sobota, 19. januar 2019

The ocean rolls us away, away, away


We lived in the big city, small town, by the lake, near mountains but nothing ever compares to living near the ocean.

When it is Summer, people don't live in houses anymore, everyone is by the beach as soon as the sun shows up and stay there until it is dark again. It is a lifestyle. Last year I actually got tan so strong it still shows. It is funny because we have finals in school, but not even the teachers care much, because the vibe changes. Everyone gets so happy and it is impossible to get stressed. I love that so much.


But in Winter, oh wow, it gets so pretty. It almost never snows and the temperature almost never drops below 0. The ocean gets this beautiful dark turquoise color and the wind is blowing. People disappear and streets are almost empty-like. You can see snow from not so far away and it gives you this cosy feeling that you need to make some tea and spend a lot of time with friends and in my case dogs watching movies and planning long Summer days.

It doesn't get better than this. I spend approximately 3/4 of my year here and whenever I leave just for a day or two I get anxiety sick. When I am standing in the capital city, I once called my home, I feel completely alone. It makes you realise that there aren't many places like this in the world and I got so lucky nobody let me rent a house with dogs anywhere else.


I will never be able to escape the past, because it catches up on me whenever I leave this place. But ever since we moved I have been really stress-free. It shows on my arthritis and it shows on my mood and goals and productivity. I have big plans for 2019. Fingers crossed.
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sreda, 09. januar 2019

How is this different? IT COULDN'T GET BETTER

sreda, 09. januar 2019

How is this different? IT COULDN'T GET BETTER

''Hej Eva, it is a New Year... literally... and everybody is doing something. Where the heck are you?!"
Yes, I'm here, doing something completely crazy and something no one expected from me to do. I am actually doing something for once in my life.




Okay, so what am I doing, you ask? I am taking pictures. Don't worry it is not as it sounds. Let me rephrase it. I am finally taking more pictures. I've been experimenting with colors and styles lately and just doing ridiculous combinations because I can. And it makes me happy, so why not. I am learning about Lightroom again and I am just doing it. All at once, all day, every day. This is how I roll. My love for Peter McKinnon's videos has turned into an obsession and I need rehab. I am trying to get better and better at it with practice, because I am nowhere near yet. I am trying to do as much as I humanly can, so that by the end of 2019 I can say to myself: ''Okay gurl, we did it, your photography got better for at least that 0.0001 %.''

And... I am selling my stuff as stock photos. What do you know.


You see, I always told myself that there are so many better talented and better organised people out there, but now I actually see that no one was born with it. They all made it possible with hard work.  And this year I am not stepping aside anymore. I am going to work as hard as I can. Short post. The end.













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