Archive for the ‘Photos’ Category


Honeymoon, Autumn Photos

I put up a collection of autumn photos, mostly of me, my mom and Tolga. We had endless fun when my mom visited this month for our wedding. November 2011 has been one of the happiest months of my life, so I’ll celebrate / memorialize it with a photoblog themed with orange, red, brown and […]


Photo Therapy

Since I haven’t posted photos or blogged in forever, I guess it’s obvious that I’ve lost my life spark.  I just haven’t been up to trying to be funny and happy and brimming with ideas when something from the past came into the present, blind-sided me, sent me into an emotional tailspin, and enveloped me […]

Cool Pics by Tolga



Love, Slices of Life in Vegas, & Alfred Pigeon

As you know, Tolga and I got engaged this week. To celebrate and dream together, Tolga grabbed his camera and we went walking down Las Vegas Blvd. with Tolga snapping photos non-stop.

Christine Marie in vintage, retro brown jacket

Christine Marie Photos

Here are a random bunch of photos of me taken by Tolga. Most of these photos are head shots. He was in this mode where he was practicing lighting, no lighting, one light, back lighting, different settings, steady flash, soft box lighting, beauty lighting. etc. . . . .      


I L❤VE Flowers

I am fanatically, passionately, obsessively in love with flowers. ❀ ❀ ❀ I am not sure why they mesmerize me so, but I can barely pass a bouquet or a flower garden without stopping to study them, smell them, feel their velvet petals. ❀ ❀ ❀ When I take time out to smell the roses, […]


Photos by Tolga

The last few days, whenever Tolga takes a break from coding, he takes pics of me. He’s been practicing using gels, different lighting techniques, posing, and other skills that he is learning from master photographers on the Internet. He’s becoming amazing, actually. I keep telling him to get a model…poor guy, stuck with me. . […]