to belgium, with love


Almost two weeks ago I was anxiously waiting at the airport to embark on a twice-delayed flight to the one adventure I've been looking forward to for an entire year (maybe more): my Erasmus.
This semester I'll be living in and updating from Brussels, Belgium.

A lot of you already knew, I'm sure, because I first annouced it on my Instagram, just as it all started. In the meantime, a few updates have already appeared, and I think that for now this should be the easiest way to share content.

This doesn't mean I'll stop posting for the next half a year. It just means that, for the moment, I'm still settling in. Most importantly, I'm still looking for an affordable way to develop all my rolls as I go. I am completely convinced it's manageable, but we'll see.

All in all, I just didn't want to let the occasion slip by without so much as a mention. And, you know, I wanted to let you know that exciting things are happening but new pictures may take their time. Up until then I still have a few photos to share, including the ones I took in Paris a while ago. So stay tuned! (And wish me luck!)


canada & usa roundup: the polaroids


To give this series a proper ending, here are my very last photographs from last Summer's travels, taken with a Polaroid SX-70. 
These feel like some of the most special memories to me. I guess it's in the numbers. I shot many, many pictures on my digital camera, but only a few with my SX-70. Special and dear as I may hold my digital snaps, there is one thing I cannot remember... I remember taking photos as I went on... But the action of taking a picture is a burry thought, in most cases. 

With these, it's different. These take me back. In the most literal sense possible. I can remember every little detail about the moment I took the shot. Where I was, whether I was standing, sitting or in some weird position to get the shot, I can remember changing the settings for the light, checking once or twice because I haven't had this camera for that long... And taking the shot. I am able to evoke the feeling so well it's almost like I'm there again.

Here's to unforgettable places.

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