sweet touch

This look has a sweet touch to it, because of the babyblue colors of the dress. I kinda took a long shot with this picture. As two times the textures didn’t rezz, I crashed almost 10 times and my eyes are all over the place. I guess there is a new challenge in working with mesh items and fashion pics for me! I can’t remember from which hunt I got the scarf but I think it has got to be the turkey jerky hunt which runs until the end of november. Hope you like it! The dress is the VIP groupgift from Grafittiwear. Also I’m on twitter and like to get in touch!

Wearing:

✔ Dress – Grafittiwear – November Sweater Dress –
✔ Tights – ::FAC:: Pip Wool Tights  [Yellow] – 10L
✔ Heels – ::HH:: Hucci Yalta Boot – Gift – groupgift
✔ Scarf – MOoH! Mesh draped scarf
✔ Bow – (AppleMayDesigns) Adorable Accessory – tinted – free
✔ Bracelet – **RE** Orbit Bracelet L
✔ Rings – Noodles – Alex Rings Gold/Diamond
✔ Handbag – The Sea Hole – Deep Water – 1L marketplace

Love ♥ , Farah

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farah in the sahara

Sharing my outfit today. I picked up a few, no actually almost everything new in this pictures. As I have been away for a few years out of SL. I have been in SL since 2006 (gosh almost 10yrs!) and have been very active blogging in 2009-2010 then…. RL happened *sigh*. I did try to get back in SL in 2012, 2013 and 2015 finding out a lot of the settings and new things (mesh clothing and avies!) came to SL. Let’s hope this time RL doesn’t get in the way so much ;).

farah in the sahara

farah in the sahara

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I am wearing:
♥ Shape and head: farah my own
♥ Mesh Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5
♥ Skin: [PinkFuel] Alyx v2 <Mocha>
♥ Hair: >TRUTH< Hilary – espresso
♥ Eyes: []::Tuli::[] luminous eyes ~ brown
♥ Jewelry: **RE** Orbit Bracelet, Necklace
♥ Dress: ISON – sahara wrap dress  (nude)
♥ Heels: ISON – suede strap heels

When I try to click people in SL

So the deal with being away for a long time is that everything may have changed. And as I come back now and then in SL I find myself completely lost. Wow! I can’t believe the amount of things that changed in SL since 2013. I first went shopping! yay! My avi from back in 2013 sure needed a make-over. Then I tried something I’ve always done… but it didn’t work this time. 

hair shopping at truth

hair shopping at truth

So heading over to Truth first for new hair! I always loved Truth hair and I am sure it’s still fab as always. And it was! So much hair to choose from, I almost couldn’t decide. But ended up buying the lovely Wanda Hair (see below). So upon landing I saw this lady with perfect looking hair and also wearing jeans and a basic top like me. But thé thing that really caught my eye were her feet! They we’re so perfect. Unlike my normal-looking-harshly-shaped-basic-body-feet. So I clicked her feet . And nothing happend. What?

I used to click people secretly all the time

So how am I now to figure out who the designer was of those lovely feet? And how about what other avi’s are wearing? Mesh objects have mess(h)ed up my SL experience! If you we’re wearing lovely hair, nice clothes, great jewelry and sexy shoes ánd you we’re standing next to be, you could almost figure out I was clicking every object on you in edit mode to view from which store it was. With Mesh objects I just can’t do this anymore… unless one of you know how this is still possible?

I’ll be off shopping and not clicking avi’s anymore. Adíós!

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xxx Love, Farah

Meeting up with friends

Although not back in to (free)-fashion blogging (jet ;)), I did meet up with my good friend Renee from FabFree today. We got us some great dresses from a great designer, Nicky Ree. And, obviously, took pictures together!

Renee & Farah

Renee & Farah

Credits for what we are wearing and more affordable & free/cheap items? Find it on FabFree!

xxx Farah

Back in Focus!

I’ve been out of SL for a while, maybe a year. My last blogpost on this blog was in 2010, and on FabFree in 2011 :)!! But I’ve still been following my lovely friend bloggers at FabFree and some other random blogs and feeds. I logged in today and started playing with the feature I was most curious about, which is “Depth of Field”. I loved it from pictures and love it now!
back in focus I turned my Graphics up to ‘Ultra’ and  clicked on “Depth of field”! When I turned it on, everything got blurry! I use the regular SL viewer.

back in focus

So I went with Torley’s Settings for May 2012! I love Torley btw ;), and it got me back in focus again!

Torley’s preferred settings (as of May 2012)

These are optimized for big bokeh, favoring strength over subtlety. Requires a fairly powerful graphics card, or performance will suffer:

Preparation:

  1. Tap Ctrl-0 4-6 times to zoom in and narrow the field of view, creating a more intimate relationship with the tightly-focused subject matter.
  2. Select Advanced menu > Debug Settings.
  3. Set RenderVolumeLODFactor = 8 or even 16, although that may be overkill. This makes it so curves don’t look jaggy when zoomed up close.
  4. As-needed, set RenderAvatarLODFactor = 8 or another high value too.

And the specific DoF settings:

    • CameraAspectRatio = 1.5
    • CameraFieldOfView = 10
      • Higher is more blur, although you’ll need to vary this depending on the subject’s size and your camera’s distance from it.
    • CameraFNumber = 3
      • Again, vary this to taste. Lower is more blur.
    • CameraFocalLength = 250
      • Makes it easier to get up-close and personal with the subject without fuzzing out.
    • CameraMaxCoC = 20
      • Boosted from the default of 10, a good balance.

back in focus

While taking pictures It seems that this feature asks a lot from your computers capacity as I almost crashed, hence the black screen. (Well I did crash eventually)!

back in focus

I have to take smaller pictures to get me in focus again. I love the effect of “depth of field” though, it blurres out the background nice so it doesn’t distract from the person in the picture. I love this feature, and sure will be staying around to play and take pictures in SL again! I’m also wearing MESH pants which is new to me too!

Wearing:
Pants – Maitreya – Zipper skinny pants – Pastel Mint
Top – AOHARU – OffShoulderGauzeTunic – Flower/Red
Wedges – *YS&YS* Penelope Wedge Beige
Hair – >TRUTH< Bronte – mirage

xxx Farah

*[chuculet] kemewa redgreen knit boots gift! *

[chuculet] kemewa boots gift for Jingle Bells Hunt!

[chuculet] is participating in the ‘jingle bells hunt’ with these warm comfy boots. The hunt walks from December 1 – December 31 and is from the organisation of Flirty Huntere, more info here.You are looking for the… the gold jingle bells!( as shown in the picture).

xxx Farah (https://farahpalmer.wordpress.com)