Created by film director Can Togay and sculptor Gyula Pauer, the Shoes on the Danube memorial honors the Jews killed by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen during World War II.  On January 8, 1945, the victims were pulled from a building on Vadasz Street rented by Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg in order to hide and protect them. […]

Being fitted for pointe shoes is at least an hour-long committment.  It’s essential that the slipper fit just right so that the ballerina has the support she needs to dance on her tip toes.  I snuck in this shot while my oldest daughter was being fitted for her new pair. You Might Also Enjoy: LOVE […]

This week’s theme for my 52 Week Project is “Shoes.”  Because my three daughters are dancing all weekend in a competition, I wasn’t sure I’d have a chance to take a fresh photo for this week’s topic.  Plus, I have already done several shoe shots so far this year.  (See the links below.) As luck […]

Following in yesterday’s footsteps (pun intended), today’s shot plays around with my kids’ shoes some more.  Only, this time I didn’t mess with the image in Photoshop at all. You Might Also Enjoy: LOVE to Dance Chocolate-Dipped Marshmallows Dance Routine #91 Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

From the first time she was pushed through the Nordstrom’s shoe department in her stroller as an infant, my youngest daughter has been obsessed with shoes.  Now that she’s five, she insists on trying on as many pairs as possible.