10.08.11 by Jeff

Ilze Vanaga

“Childhood is like a loaded gun”, photos by Ilze Vanaga.

Photographer Ilze Vanaga photography

Photographer Ilze Vanaga photography

Photographer Ilze Vanaga photography

Photographer Ilze Vanaga photography

Photographer Ilze Vanaga photography

Photographer Ilze Vanaga photography













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • teehee

    oh god, i can’t believe this, where did u find her\?
    she must be latvian.

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      she is!!!

  • http://heyitsalexp.com heyitsAlexP

    That girl is really beautiful!

  • Laima

    :) every time I see some Latvian artist featured on some blog/website it just makes me smile and be proud to be Latvian. Small nation but still we have some great creative people

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  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/darascully Dara Scully

    There are freedom and poetry in the colours. I can smell them.

  • lapetitefaon

    wow, these are stunning, and do remind me of my childhood! Definitely owned Mickey Mouse ears!

  • http://juenology.com Mary Sohn

    lovely

  • Seba

    Ilze is just Amazing! Full of life, energy and nostalgia. Her work Rocks!!!

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