Giveaway: Win Fujifilm X-M1 Camera + Lens Kit

fuji camera giveaway

It’s been 5 years since my business and blog launched. It all started as a hobby back in 2009, shortly after I took a big chance and turned my hobby into a professional business.

It´s been an amazing journey and I know some readers of this blog have been with me since the beginning and I´m so grateful for that! Thank you!

I started out as a complete photography novice….I made a lot of mistakes and changed many things on my somehow I managed to grow it all into a thriving business that I´m really really proud of.

When I wake up in the morning I feel EXCITED, because I truly LOVE what I do. Even though it´s called a business, it feels like fun to me :-)

I´m extremely thankful to my lovely readers, my dear workshop students, my sweet clients, my helpful supporters and all the people who kindly follow me on various social media sites.


This giveaway is my way of celebrating with you!

I ADORE my own Fuji camera, it´s perfect to bring a long on travels because it´s small and easy to carry. It´s extremely user-friendly, beautiful design and takes super sharp + delicious images! I´m 100% sure you will LOVE it! Total value $729!

Enter the giveaway to join the fun – you can participate no matter where in the world you live.

All you have to do is add your name + email. You can increase your chances of winning via the bonuses that opens up when you enter. Each action will add 1 point.

The winner will be notified directly by email, so make sure to enter your most used email. Your email will not be used for anything else than this giveaway.

{ 46 comments… read them below or add one }

Katy Noelle May 8, 2014 at 8:29 pm

It just gives me so much hope to know that a) you started as a hobbyist. b) you ‘pulled yourself up by your boot straps’ – you gobbled up the learning! and c) that it just takes time and devotion! Congratulations – truly!! Wishing you much more joy on your journey! xo


zeezee May 8, 2014 at 10:39 pm

Same with me here. I am a novice in photography and I just launched my first blog. I really like the photos that you took and really inspire me a lot.


Denise May 9, 2014 at 2:06 am

Thanks so much. What a wonderful giveaway. So generous of you !


Pauline May 9, 2014 at 5:59 am

Congratulations lovely what a wonderful achievement and a brilliant giveaway. Pauline.x


dana mcknelly May 9, 2014 at 6:09 am

Thank you for the wonderful giveaway. I am so inspired by you :)


Martina May 9, 2014 at 6:24 am

Christina, happy Birthday for 5 years! Your story is so unbelievable. I*m very happy to found you a couple of years ago, because I have learnd so much from you. Thank you for all! And thank you for this very great Giveaway! Wow! I really want to win and try out this camera. I love your shoots with your fuji!

Lots of Love, Martina from Germany


Laura May 9, 2014 at 6:35 am

Congratulations with your anniversary :D You are amazing and your work and teaching is just great! Thank you for all the inspiration and learning :) and for the lovely connection to all the amazing photograpers all over the world. Hope that you are celebrating your day with bubbles and joy :)
Big hug from Laura


Kimberly May 9, 2014 at 6:39 am

Congratulations – I find you to be so inspirational and am so thankful that you blog! What a wonderful giveaway too :)


Gina May 9, 2014 at 7:15 am

What an amazing giveaway. You truly a photography blessing in my days. When I see your pics + amazing work my day just gets lighter + happier! Thank you so much for being who you are + for showing up!


Kristina May 9, 2014 at 8:15 am

Congratulations on this wonderful anniversary! you are an amazing photographer, Christina. i have followed you from the start and it is so nice to see how far you had come. i love your photos and i often admire your courage to change things and try somethign new. as much as i love your photography i also admire your positive attitude and your wise words as a life coacher.
what a generous giveaway! such a beautiful camera. i so hope to win!!!


Christina Greve May 9, 2014 at 8:46 am

Thank you dear :-) YES, I know you´ve been there all the way – THANK YOU so much! I LOVE your work too – you are AMAZING!!!!!


Monika Payer May 9, 2014 at 8:31 am

Hi Christina!
Thanks for everything! I’ve taken your workshop last September and I loved it! Since then I have often revisited your lessons and followed your tips and tricks on all things photography. I am proud to say, that I have come a long way since then. I find pleasure in my own pictures and I photography almost every day. Photography fills my soul! Thanks for everything! You’re a star!

With Love, Monika Payer


Christina Greve May 9, 2014 at 8:44 am

AAww, thank you sweet Monika :-) I´m so happy to hear that! I wish you all the best with your photography dear :-)


Skye May 9, 2014 at 8:55 am

Dear Christina

Happy Birthday and thank you for all you are doing!!
You are such a wonderful, inspiring person. Your care for others is outstanding and you are so generous. I’m so happy I found you and your workshop is amazing! It gives me the certainty I can reach my dream and I learned already so much from your workshop!! You are my personal mentor and your Blog, words and pictures are uplifting me every day. I can’t thank you enough for all this!

I wish you all the best, lots of joy and success!

Big Hug


Christina Greve May 9, 2014 at 9:07 am

WOW! THANK YOU SO MUCH! It warms my heart to hear that dear Skye :-)



Camelia Danielescu May 9, 2014 at 8:58 am

Great ! Thank you ! :*


wenche myhre May 9, 2014 at 9:57 am

Warmest congratulations!!
I am so happy to be a part of your followers!
All the best from Wenche


Christina Greve May 9, 2014 at 10:44 am

THANK YOU Wenche :-)


Patricia May 9, 2014 at 9:59 am

Dear Christina,
congratulations to your anniversary , I have learned so much in your wonderful workshop,
you give me the faith and a helping hand to turn my passion into something I can live from.
Thank you so much,


Christina Greve May 9, 2014 at 10:44 am

It´s so wonderful to hear how you feel about the workshop dear Patricia – THANK YOU SO MUCH!


Kimberly Wynn May 9, 2014 at 10:31 am

Congrats on your 5th anniversary. How exciting for you.
You are so inspiring. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with all of us. Your work is beyond beautiful.


Christina Greve May 9, 2014 at 10:43 am

Thank you so much Kimberly :-)


Nora Ehricke May 9, 2014 at 10:38 am

Congratulations!!! Thanks for that inspiring blog. Hope we’ll see us for an workshop in the south of Germany this or next year!


Christina Greve May 9, 2014 at 10:42 am

Thank you dear Nora :-)


Karen Toscan May 9, 2014 at 11:05 am

Dear Christina,
Happy Birthday. I am so grateful that you offered the photography workshop. I have learnt so much. You and the group that did it with me are so I inspiring. It is a lovely atmosphere to learn in. Thank you and all the best.


Christina Greve May 9, 2014 at 11:40 am

Thank you so so much dear Karen, that makes me really happy to know – and YES what a great group of wonderful women :-)


Krista McPhee May 9, 2014 at 2:35 pm

Wow! I love this camera. Have had my eye on one of these for a while!!


S.Welch May 9, 2014 at 3:27 pm

I love your work and your blog! You inspire me and all of us! Congrats on the 5th Anniversary!


Christina Greve May 9, 2014 at 3:28 pm

Thank you very much :-)


Carmen May 9, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Happy 5th Anniversary, Christina!! It’s been awesome following your journey!! Thank you so much for your kindness, your passion for teaching, and for inspiring us to follow our dreams!!


Natalie May 9, 2014 at 8:44 pm

Congratulations on your 5 year milestone!! And thanks for the great opportunity to win!


lila May 9, 2014 at 8:55 pm

Thank you Christina!
Many blessings to you!


Tina May 9, 2014 at 9:04 pm

HAPPY birthday Christina! I am so happy you made your way, because like that I can learn, and learn and learn from you! Thank you for sharing your experience!
xxx Tina


Margie Livelli May 10, 2014 at 1:35 am

Christina you are beautiful in wvery way, shape and form. You are kind, compassionate, and passionate about your photography. I say it all the time. God blessed us all when we found you. Much love to you. Margie


Karla May 10, 2014 at 5:56 am

Happy Happy Birthday sweet lady… ! Enjoy your weekend!

I’d love to enjoy playing with this camera as my back needs this option of lighter weight when I’m out and about… Such a giving heart you have.

Hugs to you,


Karen Gordon May 10, 2014 at 6:38 am

Happy Birthday Christina! I am a big fan of all your photography work and writing :) You are so inspiring, I just can’t wait for a workshop with you in the L.A. area!
Thank you for this awesome giveaway! My fingers are crossed for the next 5 days! <3


Jamie Hamilton May 10, 2014 at 12:40 pm

I’m glad your blog is successful! It’s always great to hear someone is doing what they truly love!

Thanks for the amazing giveaway. I have heard great things about this camera. I would love to put the camera to use on my travels!

All the best. -J


Ghita O. May 10, 2014 at 5:55 pm

Warm congratulations! And thanks very much for your awesome blog. Hope to join your workshop one day.


Therese May 10, 2014 at 8:52 pm

Congrats to your success! :)


angels May 10, 2014 at 9:33 pm

Congratulations. Your photography is so lovely!! Thank you very much for this giveaway.


Michelle P May 11, 2014 at 3:33 am

Congratulations on 5 years!!!! Thank you so much for the generous gift of a giveaway!! All the best to you and many many many more years of success! Cheers!


Annemieke May 11, 2014 at 9:42 am

I’m finding my way back to photography and am feeling so much better because of it! Your inspirational posts have helped me find the courage to approach (pregnant) friends and practice my portrait photography skills. I might actually take the leap one day and start my own business. Thanks for being a true inspiration the past few years!


Jane Antipina May 12, 2014 at 7:57 am

Christina, you are an amazing person)) I wish prosperity to your blog and a lot of new experiences to you! Hi from Russia ;-)


Teresa Gutgesell May 12, 2014 at 2:04 pm

Congrats on 5 years! Thanks for all the training and inspiration. I love your work!


Yeni May 12, 2014 at 10:22 pm

Congrats, Sweetie! :)


Kelly Kardos May 16, 2014 at 12:40 am

This camera would be such an amazing addition to my camera bag. Thank you Christina!!


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