25 February, 2014

{Insideout project}

Double, multiple exposure photography. Every you is a Universe. Not only one but multiple.So don't be afraid to see them inside yourself, don't be scared to feel and live them. And be brave to let them out and show them to the World. Nina Sinitskaya, Grain Pixels 2014
{Insideout 1} Down in the clouds





















Every you is a Universe. Not only one but multiple.So don't be afraid to see them inside yourself, don't be scared to feel and live them. And be brave to let them out and show them to the World.
This is the main statement of this project. Where did it all come from?

Last year I was invited to participate in the international photo exhibition "36" as one of the other 36 photographers. Main idea was to pick the word which could describe and combine the collection of 36 images in whole and create the collection of own photographs. 


To tell the truth, I loved the idea and this "word concept". It seems to me challenging to pick the word for myself and use it as a guide, keep it in mind and focus. At the same time it makes your thinking very structured, the attention - sharp and pointed.
In the beginning of 2014 I've chosen two words "inside" and "out" and combined them in one -  {Insideout} will be my guiding star this year:)


Double, multiple exposure photography. Every you is a Universe. Not only one but multiple.So don't be afraid to see them inside yourself, don't be scared to feel and live them. And be brave to let them out and show them to the World. Chicago buildings in me, big city life. Nina Sinitskaya, Grain Pixels 2014
{Insideout 2} Big city life, love it or hate it

























Why {Insideout}? For some reason I feel a sharp and genuine need to SHARE lately. All my creativeness, that I have, persistently needs to go beyond myself and be let out. From the inside - to outside.


Double, multiple exposure photography. Forest as parallel Universe. Every you is a Universe. Not only one but multiple.So don't be afraid to see them inside yourself, don't be scared to feel and live them. And be brave to let them out and show them to the World. Nina Sinitskaya, Grain Pixels 2014
{Insideout 3} Forest - is a parallel Universe







Moreover, with this project I'm trying to show that each person consists of / includes the thousands of moods, characters, emotions and multiple feelings at a time, it's all hidden inside of each of us. Maybe, if we would be more attentive to each other - we would see. I'll try to open my soul layer by layer, sharing with you <3


Double, multiple exposure photography. Wind under the skin. Every you is a Universe. Not only one but multiple.So don't be afraid to see them inside yourself, don't be scared to feel and live them. And be brave to let them out and show them to the World. Nina Sinitskaya, Grain Pixels 2014
{Insideout 4} Wind under the skin

























And the last reason - I've started a fight with myself)) I'm honestly trying to overcome my self-doubts, learn to be more open and confident in my own work, simply because what I do goes straight from my heart 


And last but not the least - awakening of my Inner Light! you can have as much as you want ;)



Double, multiple exposure photography. Awakening of my inner light. Every you is a Universe. Not only one but multiple.So don't be afraid to see them inside yourself, don't be scared to feel and live them. And be brave to let them out and show them to the World. Nina Sinitskaya, Grain Pixels 2014
{Insideout 5} Awakening of my Inner Light


























STAY TUNED! 

Being alive - is a gift, being happy - is a choice

Origami paper cranes photograph, dark, monochromatic background, silhouette of birds
Origami paper cranes






























An ancient Japanese legend promises that anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by a crane. Some stories believe you are granted eternal good luck, instead of just one wish, such as long life or recovery from illness or injury.
Recently I read a story about Sadako Sasaki, a Japanese girl who was two years old when she was exposed to radiation from the atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II. Sasaki soon developed leukemia and, at age 12 after spending a significant amount of time in a nursing home, began making origami cranes with the goal of making one thousand, inspired by the senbazuru legend. In a popular version of the story as told in the book Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes, she folded only 644 before she became too weak to fold anymore, and died on 25 of October 1955; in her honor, her classmates felt sorry and agreed to complete the rest for her.

For me Origami Paper Cranes are a symbol of hope, a symbol of a strong faith in the future.
I didn't make it to 1000, made only 20. Now they live in my home as a reminder that I should never loose hope, that I should always believe.
Being alive - is a gift and being happy - is our choice!
xo
--Nina

24 February, 2014

Floral debut {2014}

Floral Photography. Soft and hazy image of the peach rose
Well, I have to say that this year has began perfectly with experiments on FLOWERS!
I have never thought that I would find tender roses like these in the middle of January.

Different decorations make the same flower look totally different on each photograph. Even dark background looks nice, making roses gain additional volume. I was photographing around evening time using only natural light. I guess this helped to create dreamy, soft and hazy look.

I know that flower photography is kinda mainstream and has already became boring to the audience, but i don't bother. I can spend hours composing the shot, making petals look beautiful, managing colors and the right focus :)

Sometimes the result even justifies the effort, so come on, get inspired and enjoy some time with flowers!

Processed photographs with Lightroom 6 and PS CS3.

Floral Photography. Peach roses on the dark background. Soft focus and dreamy look
Floral Vintage Photography. Peach roses on the blue background. Vintage book with old paper pages. Soft focus and dreamy look
Vintage Flowers Photography. Peach roses on the blue background. Vintage book with old paper pages. Soft focus and dreamy look

EVERYONE HAS ITS OWN STORY

Hello, my dear friends and visitors! 
Finally I've managed to create my first post, yey!

So, let's find out who are you dealing with ;) and i promise to keep the story short.

My name is Nina Sinitskaya, I'm based in Kyiv, Ukraine. 
Photography is my passion (though I'm not a professional and have an ordinary full-time job not connected with photography at all),  it's the way I express thoughts, emotions, feelings, because for me most of the time words are not enough.

In this blog I am going to share with you my inspiration, photo experiments and projects. Hope, you'll get inspired too! 

I've decided to write this blog in English to be able to share my inspiration with the World, i'm not a native speaker, so be ready to read sometimes things which are hard to understand or which don't make any sense in English to you:))

Thank you for visiting, thank you for being a people who want to be connected with me, with my work, and with what my work stands for. 
I'm so glad you found me!

--Nina

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