Monday, August 17, 2009

inspired by another artist

I have talked a lot about inspiration within my blog, & belonging to a group on etsy known as "inspiration ave" it's natural to gain ideas from those around me. Well one of the most "inspiring" photographers for me on Etsy is Tali Schiffer who's photographs are stunning in every way. Recently she shot this gorgeous image of an umbrella, turning something completely normal into a work of art.

This past weekend when visiting the town of Bernkastel Kues in Germany, i used her umbrella idea for my inspiration & came away with my own version. This shows how we are all influenced by those around us, whether it be Ansel Adams or the kid next door, & how differently we all view the world, that two photographers can take the same subject matter & walk away with 2 completely different images.


  1. Love the umbrella shots! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Oh Laura, you just made my day! I am so humbled to be an inspiration to you, and I am so glad you took the idea and made it your own! Your image is beautiful!! Thank you so much for this surprising and wonderful post! xoxo

  3. You both are amazing photographers! I'm so thankful to be influenced by your work as well.