THE #MYPROPSWOP PROJECT

Are you the the kind of person who keeps all props used for photo shootings, (mostly for Instagram as in my case)?

If you hoard a box of those *made with love* props on the attic, and are already thinking about what to use next, then I have the perfect project waiting over at Instagram for you to join in.

There are a lot of reasons why it could be reasonable to keep props, your heart might break thinking of the work and passion you’ve invested. They are borrowed, they have a fixed place in your home or they have a short storability.

It is also a very sustainable way to work. Use what you have, re-decorate the arrangement or combine them then you don´t need to spend a lot of money on new stuff and trow it away afterwards. A good examples are flowers, use them for a picture while they are blooming and fresh and then dry them .

Another good reason to keep the props is to send them to your insta pals, a perfect chance to get connected and join the project #MYPROPSWOP

The heart of this project is to boost your creativity and get connected in real life and not just through the app. You need to exchange real props and send them to each other.

There are no rules to join in apart from one: Have fun. Although you don’t have to stick to rules let me shortly explain how it could work.

You would like to use a prop you saw in a post of another gallery? Write to the person that you would love to re-interpret the prop in your own post and ask for it! You can send something in return too if the other person wishes for.

You and your insta pal decided to do the prop swop but haven’t been using much before? Don’t worry, it can be anything. A leave, a feather, a coffee bean, a tea bag, a stone, a dried flower.

Surprise each other with a little something you send along with snail mail. Then have fun to create a photo with the prop and share it using the tag #mypropswop

I can’t wait to see all your prop swops and creative entrys. Remember to use the tag so we can all find each other, share our creations and spread the fun with this tag.

If you like you can also join our facebook group here

 

 

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  • Just a girl with an umbrella. No tricks , no forced perspective, no photoshop, not a surprise really- how about that. I even dared to change my profile pic. What a rebel I am.
Oh and who also always has to think of Jules @thisisjules seeing those rainbow brollies 🙋🏼‍♀️
Have a happy Saturday night. Hope it’s a good one.
  • Struggling with the caption tbh. I wanted to say something like „don’t forget to play“. But who am I telling you what to do so here I sit with no clue 🤷🏼‍♀️ then I thought of a few posts I saw this week asking „why are you here“ or „was that it, instagram“? And it made me think of the people I met here, the conversations that came up, incredibly wise people saying lots of important stuff and not forgetting the fun bits. Playing with perspective or the camera, colours and shape. Not sure if I would have started playing with my camera without this crazy app. So who is up for a little playtime, let’s play good old times ☺️ #whpplayful
  • >The person you are calling is seasonally not available<
And will only get out of the giant coffee cup once the first signs of spring are there and all grey has gone. So done with 🌪and💨and☔️
  • What to write after disappearing for 17 days (not even with a good excuse I think I’m just such a bad multitasker)? I guess hello would be a good start. So hello. Good to be back. Hope you are all well.
  • Come on spring make my heart sing (and please warm my fingers while taking pictures outside). Side note: during the take of this photo a wind blew my tripod over and smashed my camera 🤷🏼‍♀️

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