Articles by Eliane Haykal

Goodbye, Azure Window

One of Malta's most famous landmarks, the Azure Window, is no more :OIt collapsed yesterday into the sea after heavy storms hit. How sad is that? & it was on my list of places to visit...Here are my favorite photos on DT of the Gozo Island arch:      continue reading

For a good cause

Having always put aside a % of my stock earnings to animal welfare NGOs, this time is a bit different. I recently got an entry accepted to the assignment, if by any chance it gets to one of the top 3 positions, the prize money will go to BETA :)BETA (Beirut for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is currently going through crisis. I quote:"Our shelter, the only official refuge in the country caring for hundreds of dogs and cats is facing one of its biggest challenges to date: In 10 days, our... continue reading

Elephant Day

Today is World Elephant Day, that majestic creature whose plight should be heard.Poaching, exploitation for circus entertainment, zoo confinement, elephant riding, etc. are wreaking havoc on the survival of this endangered species & its well-being.Photographers can help by not geo-tagging their photos of elephants (& any other wildlife animals at that), here's a BLOG about it.    continue reading

Surprise Inside?

Have you ever taken a photo and got a surprise inside? Something you were totally unaware of its existence? An unexpected action as soon as the shutter went off?I took this photo a few months ago in Tuscany thinking that it's a cool gloomy photo of the foggy forest. When I downloaded the photos on my computer, here they were: 2 rabbits running towards each other or as I prefer to think romantically gazing into each others' eyes ^_^Here's the link to the post on my page because no idea how... continue reading

Cock-a-Doodle-Doooooooo

The newest assignment's theme is Country Life! I found this collection that I haven't included in my usual "Requests for Submissions" Blogs* - Cock-a-Doodle-Doo:Incidentally, my husband,Georges Kyrillos, had his Water Rooster accepted to the assignment. Fingers crossed for him :)   *(My collections are always open for your suggested entries. I enumerate them inthis blog and the latest one was this one). continue reading

International Book Giving Day

February 14th is not only a day for love & lovers, it's also the International Book Giving Day!Here's a copy/paste from the FB page of this community:"Join us in celebrating International Book Giving Day!1. Give a book to a friend or relative;2. Wrap up a box of children's books that your kids have outgrown and get them in the hands of children who could really use a book or two; or3. Leave a good book in a waiting room or lobby."How cool is that? Books, in every possible form, are... continue reading

Easy Way to Reverse-Search Your Images

Probably we all know about how to reverse-search our images online to track their usage, right? Recently, I found an easier way to do it:In Google Chrome, right-click the image and type "s", and voilà!Ok, now here's the subliminal message in my blog - Georges, I hope you win in the #Roaring25 Assignment :D                               continue reading

Collections Contribution Request Part XVI

6 new collections are now open for your contributions, you only have to read the description of the collection before sending in your suggestion :)My previous 15 blogs are still open for your suggestions too, check my 15th blog for links to the previous ones.After starting the day remembering the good old days and having nostalgic memories of Wooden Horses:Let's experiment with some paintbrushes & rollers in Paint Me!:14308273[/imgl]... continue reading

Don't Geotag Your Wildlife Photos

Here's an Article on Petapixel I came across today.Poachers use geotagged photos to get to their preys, often endangered species! continue reading

My Easter Collections

I want to wish you a Happy Easter, but posting this obviously in advance, with my 4 Easter collections.Who wants to color & be creative with Easter Eggs?Who's up for Easter Cookies, Cakes, & Chocolate?Who's of my opinion that everything vintage (and so Vintage Easter) is priceless?But above all let's not forget the real meaning of Easter with Religious Easter:P.S: please read the descriptions... continue reading

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