One of my first official “I’m taking my camera, grabbing some people with the sole purpose of taking pictures” moments was with my beautiful niece and her husband almost exactly 2 years ago. I was 7 months pregnant and instead of nesting, I had the strongest urge to make beautiful images.
So I did! They even traveled up from Salem (an hours drive) just to indulge me. They were so cute and fantastic and it was pretty much what started my belief in myself and got me doing a ton of research. My education rose in leaps and bounds from that day! Back then, I didn’t know anything about aperture or depth of field or anything. My camera was completely on auto.
Fast forward and now, she is the one that’s pregnant! And I did the traveling this time, to capture some beautiful shots of them.
I cannot wait to meet their little girl!
Aren’t they just adorable?
Forgive the massive amount of photos to follow. We had a little photo shoot this weekend, while daddy was taking a break and a bath. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
Someone was not happy starting out….but as soon as we got outside, she perked right up!
I had so much fun. My daughter looked gorgeous, the lighting was fabulous and I just felt it. It was perfect. There are so many of these that I just love and I had a great time testing out some new amazing actions and tweaks to play around to get the look I wanted.
This one, though….this one is my favorite.
I hope you had a wonderful weekend too!
And calm morning. The rain let up just enough to capture some of the beautiful flowers that have blossomed. Once again, at peace with the world.
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I knew exactly what I wanted to do for You Capture this week. Finally, yesterday, the sun allowed me to do what was in my head.
Bits from my drive home, the yellow version:
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Earlier in the year, I participated in a photo challenge. It was more of a way to look at things differently. To stretch your eye.
The topic was to pick something that would be growing and changing over 6 weeks and photograph it. To capture the time frame of the growing thing.
I chose this plant that grows out by our greenhouse to watch it change. Of course, I managed to choose the one plant that didn’t blossom during those 6 weeks:
But then, finally, Spring arrived. We have blossoms!
I am so happy! So very happy. So thank you, Miss B, for being inspiring. And helping me look at this lonely little plant more than I ever had before!