A couple of weeks ago my friend Mandy sent me a text message: if I had plans for the weekend. She'd won a day of photography at the Olympus Photography Playground with workshops and lunch on saturday. My mom was so kind to cover for me at work, so I could join her. The Playground let's you 'discover space and art trough the lens of the camera'. We both got an Olympus EM-10 for the day and got to take home the card that was in it. We each snapped loads and loads of photo's. Although I didn't post them all, be warned, this post is picture heavy. I'll start of with my favourite part of the day, in case I'll loose you somewhere along the way....
The graffiti like light art was by far my fave. All I needed to do, was to stand still, while Mandy did all of the work. Sounds perfect doesn't it? Not totally true, I did the doodling for her picture. I can try to explain how it works, but I'm sure Wikipedia does a much better job than I can possibly do.
The camera's all lined up at the beginning of the day, and looking at some photo's
Having fun with foam-thingies
Who doesn't like a good sword fight? And just for the record: Mandy is wearing a wig. Not very clear in the photo, but the black thing is a wooden horse. And for the fight you got to use all sorts of props, like knives, swords (both made of wood), masks, capes and that big curly wig.
The building used to house a bank, and had some awesome details. I wish I could've taken this gorgeous floor along with me. I love a good looking tiled floor! If I'm not mistaken, the building is actually a national heritage site nowadays. I would've liked to have a peak at the rest of the building, but we weren't allowed to.
Oh my goodness, how cool is that!!!ReplyDelete
How wonderful that you got to take part in the photo workshop! Nice of them to provide the cameras :) That top photo is fantastic! And I like the action pics too. Would love to see even more photos :)
I might do another post about the things we came across during are walk through Amsterdam :-)Delete
My favorite is with a neon (first one) as well! Very cool! But more I'm looking more interesting with a geometric pattern. Striking effect:) I'm so happy for your fun day with a friend and new learning experience! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
That neon was fun to do, hope I'll get another chance to do that.Delete
Ziet er echt mega tof uit! xxxReplyDelete
Dat was het ook!Delete
That looks like a pretty neat trip.ReplyDelete
I like the hands on fun for adults.
So do I :-)Delete
what a fun day!!!!ReplyDelete
Yes it was, I love fun days Debbi!Delete
What a brilliant day and my favourite is the neon one as well. So nifty and amazing! Kisses, darling.ReplyDelete
I'd love to do something like it again!Delete
What a good friend Mandy is to invite you along! Looks like you girls had a lot of fun. I'm totally into pretty floors too. All that looking down used to drive my mom nuts when I was little. Caused a lot of bumps on my head too - walking into things I didn't see coming!ReplyDelete
That's too funny! My floors are horrible, and I live in an apartment, so I don't know if a pretty tiled floor is an option. And Mandy is a good friend indeed.Delete
What a fun day! Thanks for sharing your photos :)ReplyDelete
You're welcome! I love how we all get to tag along on eachothers little trips through our blogs :-)Delete
Hahaha....that sword fight is awesome:D Thanks for sharing these pics, Marieken. And yeah....that floor=cool!ReplyDelete
I actually did enjoy that sword fight! Guess I am a big child some of the time :-)Delete
This looks like so much fun! I'd love to do something like this. Your pictures are great!ReplyDelete
Great pictures, especially the top one. I love your eye for art. Fun post!ReplyDelete
Wat leuk die foto's van jou en Mandy. Ziet eruit als echt een hele leuke dag!ReplyDelete
Dat was het ook! En het is ook altijd leuk om een rondje door Amsterdam te wandelen.Delete
What a fun day! I'd love to do something like that. Your friend was so nice to invite you along!ReplyDelete
Yes it was! If you ever get the chance, especially the light painting is super fun.Delete
That looks like so much fun! Also, love that tile floor too. :)ReplyDelete
I finally got over here to check out the light painting that you mentioned. Very cool!ReplyDelete