• Irina Duane

Happy Memories Photography received the Liebster Award

I've been nominated for the Liebster Award this week by Mayuri Saxena from The Crazy List blog. Thank you so much, Mayuri!

You have to check Mayuri's blog! She lives in my favourite city Dubai with her beautiful daughter Mireya and a loving husband. She enjoys making crazy lists! That's where her blog got it's name! Apart from making lists she loves make up, you can easily call her a Make Up addict. She believes beauty doesn’t require make up but an empty canvas does require some colors to make a masterpiece. Check her blog!

What is the Liebster award?

Liebster Award is an online recognition in form of virtual award which started in 2011 passed on by bloggers to fellow bloggers. “Liebster” is a German word meaning beloved, dearest, sweetheart, or darling.

The Liebster award rules:

1. Thank the person who nominated you and post a link to their site.

2. Display an image of the award and write a post about your nomination on your blog.

3. Answer the 10 questions your nominee has asked in their blog post.

4. Nominate 5-10 other deserving new bloggers for the award and ask them 10 questions of your choice.

5. List the rules of the award in your blog post.

Answers to Mayuri’s questions:

1. Tell us about your blog.

My blog is my little creative space. Here you will find my journey through photography, beautiful smiles from around the world, tricks and tips to help you improve your photography skills and hopefully a little inspiration along the way.

2. What has been the most rewarding experience your blog has brought you?

My blog and photography gave me a great opportunity to meet new people and network with other photographers and businesses around the world.

3. What is the best piece of advice you can give your readers?

Professional photos are a key ingredient for a successful blog. Photographs are the most engaging type of content across your all social platforms. If you are still taking pictures on your phone it's time to invest in camera.

4. What is your favourite travel destination and why?

All I need is Vitamin Sea! Dubai has been practically my parents second home for the past 16 years. Maybe that’s why I have a special connection with this city. With it's spectacular architecture, lifestyle and culture and of course, amazing weather and beautiful Indian Ocean, Dubai is remaining on top of my list.

6. If someone were visiting your city or town, what would you suggest they do?

I've never quite felt attached to any place I've lived. I always wanted to travel abroad. Just generally live and see what's 'out there'. At the moment I am living near Dungarvan located on the South East coast of Ireland and overlooking beautiful Dungarvan Bay. Here you can find the best top things to do in Dungarvan including Waterford Greenway, a spectacular 46km of off-road cycling and walking trail; West Waterford Festival of Food, etc.

7. What makes you deliriously happy?

Online shopping. Shoes. Dresses.

8. What is your guilty pleasure?

I don't believe in guilty pleasures. If you like something, like it! I am taking a million selfies. Especially after a new haircut. Singing along, very loudly. Cheesy 90s music rules my world. Food in bed...mmm!

9. What is a difficult obstacle you have had to overcome?

Moving to another country and start my life all over again, with no family around.

10. What are you most grateful in your life?

My family and friends.

Now I am thrilled to pass on the Liebster Award nomination to the following wonderful blogs:

Curtis Luke - Fashion, Lifestyle and Travel Blog.

Sweet Magnolias Store - Anything from antique furniture, painted furniture to jewelry that can’t be matched elsewhere.

Fred, Ted and Company - Fred and Ted are a Mom and Dad from Northern Ireland sharing their lives and the joy of Montessori parenting.

Bebe Shamo - Fashion on budget, stories and travel adventures.

Wifey2be - everything you need to know before tying the knot.

I highly encourage you to check out their site and follow them on social media!

Bloggers, please answer the same questions I answered.

I am looking forward to reading your answers. Congrats on your award!

Irina x

#liebsteraward #Photography


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