muted shades…
Posted in pia's photos, quiet spaces February 10th, 2011 by pia

There is so much sunshine & colour in this country, yet I can’t help but capture the more muted moments, the murky corners – is it that I’m used to being thrust into wintry darkness at this time of year?

Perhaps. It will take some getting used to, having all this sunshine to play with.

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20 Comments

  1. Tina@FlyingHouse says

    Either way these are incredible!

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  3. Briar Stanley says

    Muted, but the trees instantly say ‘Australia’. Just lovely.

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  4. rossana says

    Truly stunning images!! I love the colour theme, really beautiful.

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  5. linda dacey says

    funny how these images are really ‘flamande’ in essence
    (must be an affliction in your veins)
    whilst i crave sunshine i still prefer the hues of shadow
    so love these images…

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  6. Cassandra says

    I hope you’re loving it! All the best.

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  7. sara says

    these are so dark and beautiful

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  8. Inge says

    I’m always more drawn to muted colors too, maybe it’s indeed a Netherlands-grey-weather kind of thing ;)
    Still, I would love to be there, in the sun, at the sea. Keep posting those pictures, for us at the other side of the world, only dreaming…

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  9. Mandy says

    Just lovely !!!

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  10. andi says

    Play with it for me while I’m stuck in the cold!!! :) Gorgeous shots!

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  11. Erin says

    Oh, I love those flip flops! I used to have a pair like that and I wore them out and haven’t been able to find replacements. Did you get them anywhere I could possibly get ahold of them??

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  12. Dee Purdy says

    beautiful. and here’s a small fan of your work: http://shehadusathello.blogspot.com/2011/02/jan-8th-word-of-mouth.html

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  13. Denise | Chez Danisse says

    I find these muted moments quite lovely. Whatever the inspiration, it is working.

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  14. Lucent Imagery says

    There’s something very calming about these muted shades all collected together. I love the photos.

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  15. Emma Buschkens says

    Beautiful. The first one reminds me of home, thank you :)

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  16. Julie-Inspired says

    I was just thinking about this…I have always experienced the changes of seasons my whole life, what if I moved to where it was always warm, would my body feel cooler during those months that I would normally be cold?? I think this is why you are drawn to the muted corners of winter…beautiful photos. xo

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  17. sue says

    Welcome to Australia Pia! I always admire peoples photos and then think oh yes but thats because they live “there” in that amazing place with that amazing light. I am really looking forward to watching how you interpret and photograph our beautiful country. Sue

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  18. beth says

    I like the muted photos- they’re all just so dreamy.

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  19. hybrid handmade says

    These are most LOVELY photos – all with same sepia tinged glow to them

    February 14th, 2011 | #

  20. yvonne says

    Hi pia, just read that you moved to australia. How cool is that!! It probably means that we won’t be working again together, what a pity :-(. I have recently started my own blog, with photos and things that inspire me and hopefully others as well. Its in dutch but the photos don’t need words ;-). I wish you good luke over there.

    February 14th, 2011 | #


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