04 February 2012

It's a washout

I wanted to take outfit photos today, but it's been raining non-stop all morning and afternoon. So I decided it would be fun, interesting, necessary to try some indoor shots! Wow it was hard. The main problem is that there's not a single inch of my house that doesn't have something crammed into it (and no nice blank wall space that hasn't been shelved). A secondary problem is that our house is surrounded by very tall trees, so there's hardly any natural light (see?)
So I'm not totally happy with how these photos came out, but it's all part of trying to improve my photography skills I suppose. And by skills, I mean "skills". 
Anywho, this is pretty much my favourite time of the year for sales shopping. For some reason I always seem to have my eye on things that no one else wants, so I like to bide my time, wait until the sales have been on for six weeks or so then SWOOP in and get the mega bargains! I wanted this cardigan from Urban Outfitters since last year (full price: €85) but I picked it up last week for €25! Have you moved on to Spring/Summer purchases or are you still scouring the shops for the last of the Winter stock? And indoor photography - is it a nightmare or is it just me?

22 thoughts:

Vintage by Deliglam said... Reply to comment

An indoor photography is just you! We discovered your blog some days ago and it's so nice! We shared it also on Facebook..We'll keep following you! Paola and Valentina

Jess said... Reply to comment

it must be nice to have a house surrounded by trees though! i think the photos look good, i like the curtains :) and the cardi, jealous! x

Cosmia, Inflammatory Knit said... Reply to comment


Thanks! I do love it really, I shouldn't complain :D

Kfedland said... Reply to comment

Your headpiece is super cute, I love that you can add this to any outfit!
Also, considering you're inside, these photos still work great :-)

Jazz said... Reply to comment

I never noticed the lip piercing, it's hot. The head scarf too. I honestly don't mind the indoor pics..

stina said... Reply to comment

i have the same problem, a totally crammed home. there's a teeny tiny space below some shelves in the kitchen where it is possible to find a clutter free background and natural light for an hour or so during the day, oh how i cherish that space!

on a whole other note: i love your hair! it looks so great on you and makes me want to cut mine short.

Suki said... Reply to comment

Love the outfit and your house does look pretty photographable to me! Indoor photography generally is a nightmare - & surely in a big way responsible for the success of instagram?!

Drea said... Reply to comment

Cute outfit, good deal on the cardigan!
Drea xo

Bethany Kellen of bunnypicnic said... Reply to comment

i think these look lovely! i love when i wait to get items, and then get them on sale! i never buy anything for full price from modcloth. haha.
sometimes though, if i love love it, then i do it.

Porcelain complexion said... Reply to comment

I really like the indoor photos :) I love the curtains & cushion covers.

That cardi is adorable, I LOVE the faux fur collar and your head scarf is super cute too <3

Trees said... Reply to comment

I think the indoor photography looks great! My outfit posts are nearly always inside - mostly due to laziness. I really should make more effort. I really love the headscarf:)

Nuckin Futs Knitter said... Reply to comment

Very cute outfit! And I like your curtains. :)

his_girl_friday said... Reply to comment

I so love hunting for bargains!

chantilly said... Reply to comment

you're adorable in these photos. nice job! also, i have that same tree fabric in the background! xx

Ellie, I Like Ginger Biscuits said... Reply to comment

Cute! I love your cardie, very pretty xx

Steffen said... Reply to comment

love this outfit :)


Amber Rose, Laughing With Broken Eyes said... Reply to comment

You look really lovely, especially your hair. I always have had such a difficult time with indoor photos myself.

Cait said... Reply to comment

Indoor photos can be tricky, I find the same problem with finding any nice space that is well lit to take pictures in. I think these ones came out really well :)

HoneyBunny said... Reply to comment

Oh, I love that headscarf!

And as for indoor photography I hate it as well. I'm going to try and take some outside photos tomorrow, but it will be so difficult with -10 degress celsius temperatures:(

ms.composure said... Reply to comment

stumbled onto your blog and just wanted to show some blog luv! def enjoyed this post! very cute!


Two Happy Hearts said... Reply to comment

lovely! taking photos inside is super difficult sometime!
i think you did a splendid job ;) you look adorable.

RUDA said... Reply to comment

these indoor pictures are not at all bad ! ( In my apartment it is very little natural light , :/ )You look lovely, and your hair also have a wonderful color!!

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