Inspired {Brandie Pahl}

In this big creative world I have met old souls that I have connected with right away.

Some women I have met in person, others I will only know through our emails and others I will only know through their writing.

There are women that have made their mark on my heart and they don’t even know me….or their influence.

Then there are women you are quite certain you would be fast friends with if your paths ever crossed and you could sit and talk for just a bit.

That is how I feel about my friend Brandi Pahl.

We have only had contact through each others blogs, emails and purchases from each others shops.

Brandie’s photography always catches my breath a bit and makes me slow down.

Her perspective is always original and unique.

Her art is soulful and unexpected.

{All of the photos above are from her post in October of 2010 Librarian Girl}

When I saw one of the last series that she did recently I knew I had to share her photography with you.

The theme was abandoned.

I can’t wait for you to know Brandie more too!

You can find Brandie’s work HERE and HERE and HERE.

Brandie, I feel so blessed to know you and to be inspired by your art!

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  1. I’m hooked…another incredible introduction! Thank you ~

    p.s. did I ever tell you my dream job is to be a librarian? seriously.

  2. Books & old buildings…two of my favorite things:) Brandi’s photography is amazing, beautiful, and inspiring! Thanks for sharing her with us!

  3. Very soulful…. lovely and sad at the same time. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Thank you, thank you, thank you my friend. You have inspired me more than you could know. It is such an honor to find myself on the blog of someone that I admire so much. ???

  5. Thank you for introducing Brandie’s beautiful blog to me. The library post, in particular, is fantastic.

  6. What beautiful photography. I share the same sentiments as you regarding the paths of many souls that I have crossed. I feel so grateful for the blogging community for this. Thanks for sharing mores souls and more inspiration…

  7. Wow…those building photos are amazing! Thanks for sharing!

  8. wow. wow. wow. wonderful stuff, brandie! somehow i have come across her work/photography before and was touched by its attractiveness and creativity. love both series of shots you shared above. look forward to checking out the links, jeanne. thanks!

  9. Such beautiful photos, Jeanne! I love it. I have found I hesitate to take pictures in public places or even out on the road (and marvel that you just hitch your big ol’ camera over your shoulder at a restaurant, even when the waitress seems very suspicious…) I think it’s inpsiring to see people who embrace beauty in the every day.

    Love this. Can’t wait to check out her stuff!!

  10. Brandie is so talented and to me she has such a distinctly pretty and feminine style. I love her work.

  11. Amazing photography. I love the black and white abandoned series – though it does give me pause to think of such a beautiful space being wasted when there is very likely so much need for it.

  12. as a born and raised michigan girl, i knew these were detroit’s finest….at one time. there is still beauty there. for my folks that grew up in the city it is so painful.

  13. These pictures are just beautiful and so original. They really tell a nice story.

  14. JaYne commented:

    Such beautiful photography! Isn’t it sad what is happening to our old treasured buildings?