Amanda is a renowned freelance photographer. Her best works are among her portraits and fashion photos. Amanda says that portrait and fashion goes together; the way you dress reveals a part of your personality and it really is a part of your body language.
All these ladies have names: Lisa, Esther, Eva, Kate, Jenny, Helen....
And even more, they have got a life and have something from that life to share with you. A little story, an opinion or just an attitude.
I love doing those caricature portraits. It's people I meet in the street, restaurants, station, on the train or in shopping malls. Some of them I know but most of them are anonymous to me. I give them a name and suddenly they come to live in my fantasy and they tell me things from their lives. And that is what I want to communicate to you in this blog.
Don't tell anyone, but Mickey Mouse is my best friend
Bert has a secret. The kind of secret he doesn't want his buddies to know of, not for all the tea in China.
Bert loves to read cartoons with Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck...
And that is not OK. At least not for Bert's buddies. You just don't read that kind of stuff after 15, and Bert is 24! Bert has a box with a padlock under his bed where he keeps his secrets.
Aunt Elin always carries her cat as a fur scarf. An alive fur stole.
Some years ago a friend of aunt Elin who is a fur trader, a furrier, promised aunt Elin that when the cat dies he would make it into a real fur stole:
- The cat has such a nice and shiny fur, he said.
Aunt Elin slapped the furrier, knocked him out and never spoke to him again.
Mathilda likes to sit on public benches. Every time as she sees a bench she sits down and read a book, a paper or just sits.
- You should also try it. Public benches are mostly not comfortable, but they give you a most relaxing time. I think it is a reaction on all our sitting in front of a TV set. On the bench you have real things happening all around you, all the time. You really should try it!
Only football players doesn't, and shouldn't like the bench - for certain other reasons...
For some people a full moon means the appearance of monsters and werewolves, but for Clara it is the time for romantic meetings. In her own words:
-Let us celebrate the night, nature and ourselves by making love to the man or woman in our lives in a flowering glade in the moonlight, beyond time and space.
Full moon occurs about 12 times a year and pretty soon we have a full moon....
Jenny is very photogenic. She always looks very beatiful on photos - as well as in reality. But she has a habit of always combing her hair away from the face using her hands, and this leaves her mostly on the photos with a gesture as if she was playing the flute - an invisible flute