Albanian traditional costumes in London

A little photo is up on the blog dedicated to my 'Albanian culture and traditions'. These girls are wearing Albanian traditional costumes which are very pretty and with vivid colours. The Albanian community in London is very organised and there are many groups that organise events regularly, networking events, community days, fundraisers etc. The main groups are Shpresa Programme, Ardhmeria, Nene Tereza, UK Albanian

Natural light photography tips

Let me put it out there, I am no definite expert but I have learnt a few things from being around and meeting with professional photographers. Here are some quick tips on how to make the most of natural light in a 'home' or 'outdoors' environment when taking photos of your children or other people. I started taking photographs nearly 15 years ago, initially of

Albanian traditional costumes at the British museum

My 'photo a day' project has slowed down (quite considerably given that I haven't posted a photo a day for the last two weeks) and instead of posting every day I will be posting photos that I take when I can. Doing such a project should be fun and not stressful so I will not be harsh on myself. If I cannot do it every

Elina Duni quartet plays songs of love and passion in London

Albanians in London has been spoiled in recent months. After the fantastic brass band Tirana Fanfara and old master of music Hysni Zela playing in London in October, another great Albanian singer Elina Duni came to play at the Southbank yesterday, part of the London jazz festival. Elina Duni quartet is formed of 3 musicians that play piano, cello and battery and the jazz vocalist

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