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Miami: Wynwood Art District

It was so fabulous to check out the Wynwood Art District for Art Walk 2012 while in Miami last month, and to meet up with Elizabeth who I'd met while she was visiting Boston!

Being surrounded by gorgeous murals was like walking in a garden of art...


July: Art to Inspiration

I'm beside myself that Sups from Chevrons & Éclairs has chosen one of my photographs for this month's A2I!

I thought I'd give a bit of background to this image, which is one from a series I shot for Aarti when she was starting up her yoga company, 'Healing Yoga with Aarti'

I love this quote from her practice:

 "Health is wealth, peace of mind is happiness, yoga shows the way" - Swami Vishnudevananda

Aarti was looking for yoga photos that weren't conventional (ie. sun-set-silhouette-type shots) but more of something organic with interesting body shapes and unique backdrops.  She was really open-minded so we tried some really cool things, like this shot of her in her beautiful lehenga out on the skating rink at the Harbourfront Centre across from our condo and the CN Tower in Toronto. Here, some other shots from her shoot.

Thank you Sups for choosing one of my pieces for this month's Art To Inspiration!

You'll be able to see the full A2I gallery over here.

Want to join Art to Inspiration? Just click here!


Miami: Fontainbleau Hotel

What a glorious stay at Miami's Fontainbleau Hotel.

Not only is it one of the most beautiful hotels in South Beach, it also has the best service I've ever encountered, both indoors and out, not to mention the incredible Hakkasan restaurant.

After I was stung by a jelly fish one afternoon, the Lapis Spa staff's immediate concern and quick response helped ease the pain (and who knew vinegar is the solution!) and allowed me to get back into the ocean soon after.

We're immensely thankful to the kind staff of the Fontainbleau, who generously donated the luxurious Lapis Spa products for the Nashua Soup Kitchen. We were happy to bring back a giant box of mini shampoos and lotions, that we distributed at the NSK this past weekend.

Thank you so much Fontainbleau, we'll most definitely be back!



Greece: Ferry from Santorini

Goodbye Santorini! Hello Sunset!


Greece: Santorini, Goodbye 

Guys, it's finally time to say goodbye to Santorini, and Hotel Sunny Villas, easily one of the most unique hotels in the world.

Here's a last look.