This blog began in 2010 as part of the publisher’s promotional materials for my travel book, The Single Girl’s Guide to Meeting European Men. The book rose to #1 on Amazon’s Best-Sellers List within two weeks of publication, and is still selling. The blog has been expanded to cover my other pursuits.

Fashion Adventures with My New Camera

February, 20, 2015

I was especially excited to take these fashion pictures for a couple of reasons. First, I got to wear two of my favorite brands… Diane von Furstenberg and Valentino. DVF made the flattering sheath. Valentino crafted the heels with his ever-popular rock studs. Fashion Adventures with My New Camera A And the matching rainbow clutch! Fashion Adventures with My New Camera B Second, I got to try out my new camera for the first time. My last one was so small it actually fit in that clutch, so it was convenient—but obstinate, and last week it flat-out refused to take any more pics. Fashion Adventures with My New Camera C My mom was the one who took these shots. We decided to break-in my new camera during a girls’ night out and top it off with pizza. We wanted a secluded place for the camera practice so we wouldn’t bother anyone. Fashion Adventures with My New Camera D A film exec I worked with had recently stayed at a charming hotel. She found the atmosphere relaxing, and explained that guests “went to bed around 10pm.” Fashion Adventures with My New Camera E So I thought this was just the place to christen my new camera. But somehow that so-called secluded hotel turned into a social hub, with people bustling about. Everyone asked what we were doing and several wanted to join in the fun. The entire night became a picture-taking party, and our 8 pm dinner had to be moved to midnight:)

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