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This Blog is dedicated to all my friends, the people who support me and want to be a part of my life.
I'm showing mainly photos - not only the finished artwork but also the story and inspiration behind...

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These boots aren't made for walking

Lifestyle/MiscPosted by Kuro Thu, January 28, 2016 14:25:15
I'm presenting you gladly my very favorite shoes!

Originally I needed some photos of fashion products so these high heels became a superstar!
3 flash lights were used to highlight the glitter stones and make them shine and sparkle even more! You can experience the soft texture of the surface colored in trendy wild berry pink at the mere sight of this photo. The shimmering, gorgeously decorated interior of this shoe underlines the pure luxury you're feeling while wearing it. Although these heels are very high, it's so comfortable to wear them.
They're truly girls best friend - cute and playful with many decorative elements, they underline the girlish side but with the cheeky peep toe design, a 15 cm heel and small platform they will make you look irresistibly sexy and elegant.

Did you like this add? Do you feel like buying them? No?! Do you like at least the pic?

Well, I guess I shouldn't join the promo sector but I'm glad if you like the photo. By the way, the shoes of course aren't for sale, they're mine and even if I do not often have the chance to wear them, it turned out that they're a good motive.

Honestly I have to admit that meanwhile most of my favorite clothes are quite girlish and/or pink. When I was younger, I used to be rather boyish, I refused to wear skirts, dresses and I hated bright colors - but times are changing.

Have a lovely weekend and if you have high heels, maybe you dig them out and wear them for tonights party! smiley

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Christmas is coming

Lifestyle/MiscPosted by Kuro Sun, November 29, 2015 23:31:03

This time the topic is not related to photography it's just about Christmas because I guess some of you are quite curious about Christmas season in Germany and some traditions.
As you might know, the four Sundays before Christmas are called "Adventssonntag" in Germany. Advent originally is Latin means something like "soon to come". In the past, the arrival of Jesus Christ on earth was the happy event people were waiting for. Today religious issues are often not the main focus of Christmas time anymore - instead people are looking forward to Christmas Eve as a day they spend with their family, with a nice dinner and kids of course are looking forward to their gifts.
Well, I'm not a religious person, too. When I was a child, Christmas was just awesome but as I grew up, it became quite meaningless for me since my family is small, so I was just looking forward to the holidays ^^
But as I got married, family became more important for me, as every year I will spend some nice days with my in-laws and I also wish to give my husband some kind of "magical feelings" you experience as a child, the feeling of being loved and having a haven, a loving family and also the excitement for Christmas Eve. Therefore I started making an "Adventskalender" for him. "Adventskalender" is a calendar with 24 units, counting the time from the beginning of December until Christmas, which is celebrated the 24th of December in Germany. The units are usually 24 small gifts to shorten the time until you'll get the big presents by Santa ^^
Conventionally the small gifts are candy or chocolate but these days "Adventskalender" with all kinds of fillings are available so they can also contain toys, the ones for adults sometimes contain tea, poems or things related to a hobby. You can buy all kinds of calendars in every department store in Germany but you can also make individual ones on your own. There are even calendars for pets - in my opinion this is weird since animals don't know about Christmas and always like goodies - but many Germans prefer having a puppy than a child so for these guys it might be logical to treat a pet as a person.
I might have written too much yet, sorry - I guess I like explaining things. Anyway, in the photo you can see this years calendar for my husband. I didn't have a lot of time to tinker this year, so the gifts (he also likes chocolate!) are wrapped in colorful napkins with Christmas design and fixed to a cord with clothes pins. This was a fast and not so expensive solution and after he opened the bag he can use the napkin for dinner so it's not such a big waste of material.
I hope you liked my explanations and the photo!
During Christmas season I will tell you about other topics, of course so if you have a question, feel free to ask.
Good night, talk to you soon!

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Lifestyle/MiscPosted by Kuro Sat, July 18, 2015 13:46:26
Hi everyone!

Today I start my new Blog and I hope you will enjoy everything I'll share with you in the next months and years.
I decided to start this Blog for two reasons: first of all, I do not want to publish things via facebook and show personal things there, because I just don't like this institution and their privacy policy. So I had to choose an other solution which ended up as this blog you're reading now.
The second reason is, that my personal homepage www.kuro-kunst.de is rather for business stuff, it's mainly presenting my work to publishing houses and colleagues. But there are also many happenings in my private life I want to share with you.
Since I'm from Germany, my business website is written in German, of course, because I mainly deal with German speaking publishers. But I also want show my work to people from all over the world, so I decided to write this Blog in English and you all can be part of it. Since English is not my first language, I hope you can pardon some mistakes.

Whenever I make a new discovery I will share it with you.
Seeing the world through the lens of my camera is pure magic! So let me enchant you :-)

This site will be mainly about photography, taking and manipulating photos is, besides of writing, my greatest passion.
I just can't imagine one day without being creative, I need art like the air to breath.
Many photos are inspired by my stories and the other way round, so I will also sometimes tell you about the process of writing.

Have a good time!
Cheers, love, sun and fun!

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