Posts tagged ‘mauritius’

March 13, 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge | Perspective

by evilnymphstuff

For this week’s challenge, which is ‘perspective‘, I was inspired by you, yes you, people who read my blog, and especially those who read about my post on Candid Street Photography, and that’s because you’ve told me how you liked that first photo with the colouful umbrellas…

And here are photos of the same place, with the same umbrellas, but taken in different perspectives.

look up

 

Looking up.

look down

And looking down to them.

So what do you think of this week’s theme, perspective? Feel free to show me your own interpretation!

An Evil Nymph.

March 6, 2014

My First Time! | Candid Street Photography

by evilnymphstuff

Yesterday I decided to give candid street photography a go. I was going to be in the capital city anyway, so I thought, why not? My adventurous mind was getting all thrilled at the thought that I was indeed going to be alone, since the friend I’d asked to come with me wasn’t free, but reason warned me not to be too crazy so I opted for a safe area – a tourist one!

Here’s the main street of Le Caudan Waterfront, where I chose to do candid street photography for the first time, all by myself:

caudan

Yes I know. Colourful umbrellas ♥

So I put on my hat, wore Candy (my camera) around my neck and pretended to be a tourist! I even spoke English (we usually speak French), stared around as if I’ve never been there (although I’ve been a thousand times since I was born), smiled… and followed the crowd, feigning to take shots of the place when in fact I was shooting… the people themselves.

November 28, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge is Back! | Unexpected

by evilnymphstuff

unexpected weather

Yeah I’m getting back to the dailypost’s weekly photo challenge! And this week’s theme is ‘unexpected‘.

What I found unexpected lately was that instead of the sunny shiny weather we should have in summer, we are being drained in rain almost everyday since the holidays began. Though, let’s be frank, I like that rainy weather and that’s mainly because it’s not intolerably hot then. So I’m not suffocating in an overheated air!

The photo I chose for the challenge was one taken by my sister when we were at the hotel during the weekend and it kind of rained a lot the last day of our stay.

So no, don’t worry there’s no flood around my area, this is just a pool! A swimming pool.

Anyway, please feel free to leave your interpretation of ‘unexpected’ below!

If you want to watch the latest vlog I filmed (I did it at the hotel itself! Great way to start the holidays, right?) just go to the ‘Vlogging Channel’ tab at the top of this blog or just click HERE! By the way, I edit the ‘Vlogging Channel’ tab every time I upload a new video, thus showing you my latest vlog :)

Have a great day!

An Evil Nymph.

September 27, 2013

A Chinese Girl Is Watching Over You

by evilnymphstuff

chinese girl

Because of exams, I might not be blogging for the next few months – unless I feel like making exceptions.

But I’m not gone :)

Stay positive, dear readers!

An Evil Nymph.

September 17, 2013

The Story Of My Very First Art Exhibition

by evilnymphstuff

Saturday 14th September 2013.

I was really nervous. Especially that they would not only be exhibiting my painting, but also my portfolio and the idea of so many people going through my drawings just freaked me out. I’m very sensible about my art and although I should think about that, I can’t help but wonder whether people like what they see or not.

At the CCEF, there are two categories of art courses: one is the adult one, from 14 years old and up, like the one I got myself into, and the second is for the smaller ones, the children one.

On the day of the exhibition, the works of the younger ones were hung on the wall outside in the common corridor while ours were waiting for us in the exhibition room.

The cocktail party wouldn’t begin before 16.30 but together with my parents I arrived at 16.20. I had more than enough time to admire the children’s drawings, all so filled with talent :) The children’s group was already present and waiting as well, By 16.30 my friends came and soon the director of the Centre let us in the exhibition room. My friends and I waited a little, allowing the children to go first and finally went in…

panorama art exhibition

(I tried the panorama option, so as to get the whole room all together)

panorama art exhibition

And there they were, all of our works, paintings, on the walls, shining in artificial light.

Without wasting a single moment, parents and friends all urged us, the masters of our masterpieces to pose next to our work so that they would capture this moment with their cameras ;) That moment was actually so funny because we were just… lost in all this jungle of people staring at our work, taking photos… taking space as well. And the room wasn’t that big. But we finally made it to get to the front:

September 11, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV || My Epiphany

by evilnymphstuff

From a flower’s point of view, I’m staring at my elder, the tree, watching over me.

flowers and tree

 

September 3, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

by evilnymphstuff

That’s actually a very easy theme to illustrate this week. That’s because the sea just lies in front of my house! Well I had to cross the road and the bus station first. Then, I arrived…

sea mahebourg mauritius

 

May 5, 2013

My 18th Birthday!

by evilnymphstuff

On Friday 3 May 2013, I was finally 18 years old!

Now you’ll know why I wasn’t able to blog until now.

So yeah, on Friday, it was my birthday. I’m not the party-girl type, so I didn’t have a very big party with drinks and evening dresses…

It was better than that.

And that was because we went on our annual educational tour (school outing) on that day! Such a coincidence, right? So we put our pens and copybooks away and headed for the wild forests…

In fact we went to Domaine De Lagrave where we walked among the wilds and climbed on top of a mountain until we thought we would die of exhaustion or cold or… laughter!

educational tour at Domaine De Lagrave

 

April 29, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Culture

by evilnymphstuff

I wasn’t sure which photos to post for this week’s challenge, which is Culture, since there has been nothing in my life that has been photographically culturally interesting… (lol) but, browsing through this year’s photos, I found these:

chinese dragon dance

 

April 22, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

by evilnymphstuff

All right, this week’s photographic theme is ‘up’.

I bet that, like me, most of you thought of the movie ‘Up’, am I not right? Hehe :)

up movieDidn’t watch it? Well, what are you waiting for? It’s such a sweet touching and fun animation!

Anyway, this isn’t what I’m contributing for the challenge, but this is:

April 3, 2013

How I Control Anger

by evilnymphstuff

Anger, although being one of the seven deadly sins, is a very common feeling, felt and expressed by everyone. Usually, anger is impulsive; it is a release… of shouts and cries until one’s throat is dry and the face’s gone all red and sweaty.

anger fire

But then, sometimes anger makes one do or say things that one may regret afterwards.

April 1, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: A Day In The Life Of An Artist!

by evilnymphstuff

I know I usually do weekly photo challenges on Wednesdays, but a lot happened this weekend, and I’ve also being very active on Instagram. And this week’s photo challenge is ‘A Day in My Life‘!

I’m mainly going to concentrate on how I spent my Sunday, although you still deserve some explanations over Saturday and Monday:

On Saturday, we, Mauritians, have been victims of a never-seen-and-witnessed torrential rain situation. Unexpected floods, unpredicted (or compelled to silence) by the media, despite all the technologies we possess, which caused deaths and panic… My mother and I were far from our home, in a shopping mall, and we were so taken aback when we went out and saw that water was all over the pavements and roads… it came up to our ankles!

And I had to buy art supplies.

Anyway, I’m still alive! If you want to know more about this, my best friend just wrote a blog post about it here: Mauritius These Days…

So when I woke up on Sunday, it didn’t feel like Easter. Nevertheless, I ate chocolate bunnies! :) Thus, here’s the first photo for the Daily post challenge:

chocolate Easter bunnies

Lindt!!! ♥ Yumyumyum…

March 13, 2013

Phoneography Challenge: My Neighborhood

by evilnymphstuff

All right, no ‘weekly photo challenge’ anymore; this time, this week, the Daily Post decided to host a slightly different challenge: the Phoneography Challenge! And this week’s theme is My Neighborhood

All the photos are taken from my roof…

neighborhood

Can you see the little red house on an island? It’s famous around the whole country for being The Red House :) I’m proud to be living just in front of it!

February 10, 2013

Happy Chinese New Year! 恭禧发财!

by evilnymphstuff

新年快乐! Happy new year! A Chinese year has passed already, the year of the Dragon is over and a new one, the year of the Snake, is starting!

chinese new year of the snake 2013

I’m doing a Sunday post, I know, but this is to let you know that I won’t be at home on Monday and Tuesday, since from today I am going to celebrate the new year in a hotel! As the tradition wishes it to. Well, the Chinese-Mauritians’ tradition, hehe.

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