It's my Birthday & this is what I'm doing to celebrate!

in #photography5 years ago

One would think with all the exciting events I go to that my birthday would be nothing less. Well, I will give you a little inside to myself. I am actually an adaptable introvert. I can absolutely hang out with anyone at any event and fit right in, but I prefer the comforts of my own home or more intimate settings.

When I lived in Key West my favorite time of the day to swim in the ocean was at night with my closest friends. We would put some Sublime radio on, eat double stuffed Oreos and jump off the pier chasing back before the "Sharks" got us. As if the floating rope actually kept sharks out, lol.

After Hurricane Irma, we had to go back to the New England area, where I am currently. Besides the ocean another passion is photography. When I am behind a lens I am suddenly transported into another world. I have actually put myself in danger because I truly lose all sense of this reality.

So yesterday I shot a stunning model here in my studio & throughout the unfinished lofts. Katya, she was one of the finalists in Maxim Finest contest. She had a look I was dying to work with.


So today I will be happily editing, which is where I finish telling the story. Magic time, I call it. I can't show the final photos because they are going to be published in one of the magazines I work with, but here are a few behind the scenes pics <3







I can't wait to work with her again!!!
This is her Instagram

My other favorite past time is playing XBox with my boyfriend and best friend Daniel. In fact they suprised me with Call of Duty WWII today.

We squad up and play FPS games like Call of Duty, Battlefield, Titanfall, even Peggle, lol. I used to make a lot of videos and post on Instagram or Youtube. I was going through them today in order to link some in this post when I noticed a few things.... the lyrics in the songs often used a certain taboo word. So please note that I used to work hard to create stories by combining songs & my gameplay to perfectly match, never realizing my music choices had a theme.
I also noticed that they still make my heart pound. I really love playing, it actually is the best way for me to come up with my best ideas. My favorite game to play when I need to escape is Battlefield 4, I play a very specific server. In fact, only 64 people in the whole world including me play it and that is it. I'm actually extremely good, but too busy to continue making videos. I'm including some of my very favorites below. Let me know if you are on Xbox yourself and what games :)


Battlefield 4 - 24/7 Metro map

Battlefield Hardline


Call of Duty -Ghosts


Happy birthday! Glad youre doing what you want to do. I spent a birthday just watching documentaries once just because its what i really wanted to do. Much love!

It's way less pressure!!! I love documentories, though I think I have watched everything of value on Netflix. My game should be downloaded in the next couple hours though <3

W00t you gunna dlive your gameplay for us?

I have no idea how to do that but I can try, if you have any tips. I used to stream on Twitch until they made it so you can only stream on Mixer

@dlive should have all the info you need. I only watch so im not sure, i dont even own a computer, on ios right now. I hate mixer so much

Very cool , but I am techtarded and just looked ultra confusing

Im not properly setup to do the research so that i could do a demo. I wonder if anyone had posted a dlive tutorial video for people who arent as tech savvy

I am not opposed to Dlive for Dummies videos lol

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