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30-day Self-Portrait Challenge: #ABeautifulMess

One of my favourite blogs of the moment is the wonderful A Beautiful Mess. It’s packed full of lifestyle goodies: recipes, home, photography and other bits and bobs. Their website is visually stunning and both authors (Elsie & Emma) happen to be totally gorgeous and effortlessly cool. I’d love to photograph them!

Their latest photographic post is the ’30-day self-portrait challenge’ which I am whole-heartedly getting involved with. Everyone loves a good excuse to take a selfie.

The idea, from what I can gather, is to take a different self-portrait each day, in different circumstances. This will give you varied lighting effects, composition and different results each day. It’ll also probably make you a little bit more creative with your selfies πŸ™‚

You then post them via instagram or on your blog with #ABeautifulMess. Elsie & Emma will be keeping an eye and eventually will pick a few winners to get a copy of their latest book.

My self-portraits will be added here daily and also on my instagram account. So please follow-me and join in! #ABeautifulMess #HollyGoesLightly

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Just because – photography part 1

Every now and then I will post things on this blog just because…

Just because I like them, they make me smile, they make me happy, they intrigue me, I think they’re pretty, I think they’re cool…You get the drift.

It will be a series of photography posts, taken by moi.

Here’s a ‘just because’ that are photos I’ve taken on honeymoon with my hubby Richard Wood (isn’t he handsome!)…

just because we're in Italy

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