~ the girl and the shoe fairy ~ by Adriana Glackin

~ the girl and the shoe fairy ~ by 

Once upon a time there was a little girl who simply loved shoes. She loved high heeled shoes and flat shoes, sensible shoes and silly shoes. In fact, she thought all shoes were beautiful. Then one day while out shopping, the most beautiful pair of shoes called out to her from the nearby shoe shop shelf. “Hello little girl who loves shoes,” said the black shiny shoes (for everybody in the land knew that this was the little girl who simply loved shoes). Well, the little girl fell instantly in love with the black shiny shoes but alas she didn’t have a special occasion to wear them to and so couldn’t take them home with her, so she spoke kindly to the shoes, “Oh, sweet little shoes, you truly are the most beautiful shoes I’ve ever seen, but I have no special place to wear you. The only way I can take you home is if the Shoe Fairy grants me a wish – if only I had a fancy-dancy ball to wear you to, then I would bring you home and wear you to the ball and we would dance, and we would be so very happy!” That afternoon, when the little girl checked the letterbox, what should she find but a pink and silver envelope and in that envelope was a shiny pink and silver invitation to a fancy-dancy ball. The shoe fairy had granted the little girl her wish!! The little girl was so happy, she rushed back to tell all her other shoes she would be bringing a new shoe friend over to meet them. So the little girl got into her shiny little car and drove back to the shops as fast as she could (without speeding of course, because that would be silly and dangerous and really not necessary). And there they were – her black shiny shoes with the most beautiful satin ribbon – waiting for her. The little girl was so happy at being able to buy those beautiful shiny black shoes, that she celebrated by buying a new shiny red dress with the most beautiful shiny red satin ribbon. And they lived happily ever after. And as she lay down to sleep after the fancy-dancy ball, the happy little girl who simply loved shoes was heard to whisper, “thank you Shoe Fairy, I love you Shoe Fairy,” which made the Shoe Fairy smile.

Inspired by the wonderful TTV images of Jules Campbell. Please view her TTV images, they really are quite exceptional.

(taken with argus argoflex 75 and canon S5)

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  • Juilee  Pryor
    Juilee Pryorabout 6 years ago

    oh ha that is so delicious Adriana…. beautiful work too… really popping….. good one

  • John Robb
    John Robbabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful work Adriana. Your choice of post processing work matches the concept wonderfully well.

  • Alf Caruana
    Alf Caruanaabout 6 years ago

    excellent concept and very effective processing…well done

  • Dee Boylan
    Dee Boylanabout 6 years ago

    hehehehe…..gee ….I wonder what the “little girls” name was……?…..mmm….perhaps it started with “A”?…….;)

  • Melissa Vowell
    Melissa Vowellabout 6 years ago

    It satared with Melissa!!!

    hahaha I love this picture oh so very very much….. I would like it on my wall please!

  • Ian Moses
    Ian Mosesabout 6 years ago

    Those special shoes are on show again.

  • Jules Campbell
    Jules Campbellabout 6 years ago

    love it -love it-love it !!! Awesome..
    You’ve done a beautiful ttv here Adriana and the image has magic & mystery about it, well done!

    and thank-you you are a star x

  • Geoff  Coleman - Landscapes
    Geoff Coleman...about 6 years ago

    Very nicely processed – really works a treat!

  • Peter Zentjens
    Peter Zentjensabout 6 years ago

    Great work, very pop-art

  • Ashley Justiniano
    Ashley Justinianoabout 6 years ago

    gorgeous !

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