Friday, December 30, 2011


My husband surprised me with a delivery of flowers to my door last week to wish me a Merry Christmas. I was so excited not only for the love that it represents, but also for the photographic opportunity that it gave me. As I am now prone to saying, Bonus!!

Lets just say there are just a few of the hundreds of pictures I took pictures of in this past week. I will see if I put some more out here. I expect you will tire of them long before I do. IMG_7761IMG_7779IMG_7780IMG_7782IMG_7789IMG_7795IMG_7707IMG_7708IMG_7713IMG_7718IMG_7719IMG_7723IMG_7729IMG_7735IMG_7737IMG_7740IMG_7751IMG_7756

Thursday, December 22, 2011

A Wedding in October

I was the second shooter in October for a wedding along side Mercy with Custom Design and Art. I took a ton of pictures, but I just wanted to share a few of my favorites that I shot that day. As usual, I hung out with the guys and took some pics of them finishing getting ready and hanging out before the wedding. Then I helped Mercy with the gals. The ceremony was next of course and then we moved on to the reception. I really love capturing the story behind a couple during their wedding day. IMG_2061IMG_2115IMG_2209IMG_2099IMG_1988


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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Did you see it!?! YEP, SNOW!

I know that there is no promise of this snow staying, but it came anyway and I am happy! Can you see my smiling face? Oh I wish you could, I am so happy about it! I am looking forward to the continued use of my 60mm macro lens. It sure does make shooting snow a whole new experience! My biggest fascination is that it is fluffy and yet it has all kinds of sharp edges to see.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Extreme Edits

I am finding that the longer we go without snow here, the more extreme I am editing my pictures. Work with me please…I just can’t stop! With no snow to photograph, I have been also forced to find creative ways to photograph dead things. Interesting enough, it is stretching me as a photographer and that isn’t bad either. I am getting to the end of my 365 project for this year. It has been the first time I have ever done it and I do believe that I may never quit. It has pushed me to literally take my camera out each and every day and do my best to get a really good shot. There have been a few days that they have been so, so, but for the most part, I am pretty happy with it. Without that project to push me on, I am pretty sure all these drab days of December in Minnesota, may have not produced any photographs at all. Scary! IMG_6423IMG_6430IMG_6433IMG_6436IMG_6441IMG_6443IMG_6448IMG_6457IMG_6458IMG_6414IMG_6417IMG_6420IMG_6421IMG_6422