November 2, 2009

Jessica + Jeremy: Halloween Weekend Style

We were so excited to stay home, relax, give out candy, and hang out with our neighbors on Saturday night. I really wish the new flash I ordered had arrived before this weekend, because all the shots I took of the trick-or-treaters came out dark and fuzzy :-( Oh well, I'll have it for next year!


We had tons of candy bags left over from our wedding, so I thought I could put them to use for Halloween! I lined them up on the porch railing, I really love the repetition of all the bags.

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Here's the pumpkin I ordered for our wedding. It's been sitting in our living room since then, but I had to break it out on the porch for all to see :-) I learned it is quite difficult to take a good picture of a glowing pumpkin.... grrrr!

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Gus needed to see what all the excitement was about outside!

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And finally, Sunday I made two separate trips to IKEA.... the first trip I wanted some of those cool storage boxes they sell- you know the orange and green ones? Yeah those, well, I bought some, and new sheets and a new duvet and, and, and.... yeah well, I got a little out of control. BUT, I always browse through the "As-Is" section by the checkout.... and there it was.... the perfect armchair for our office!!! I called Jeremy, and emailed him a picture of it. I was purchasing an armchair! Then I spent the next 5 minuets in the checkout line praying "Jesus, please let this chair fit in the Honda!! Pretty, pretty please!!!" Well, the lovely "as-is" guy informed me that if it didn't fit I could return it. So I took my chances. Well, If you know anything about IKEA furniture, is that it is slip covered. You have to buy them separate. I was in NO mood to go hunt through God-only-knows how many square feet to find them. Of course then I got home, and was irritated my new chair had no cover. I went back to IKEA. All three of our animals have each adopted the chair as their own, while the other two weren't looking. Wow, all that for this..... Here's Lucy camped out in the new chair last night....

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It's not the best photo, but it was the only one where she was almost not fuzzy. Again, if I'd had that darn flash... this wouldn't be an issue!
October 30, 2009

Jessica + Jeremy: Front Porch Style

Jeremy had just come off an 11 hour day, and wasn't too much in the mood for being a model.... but here's a few.....

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Us, hanging out- I don't think this is the best of him, but I think I look alright :-) I'm still learning how to deal with skin tones in photoshop.

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Our doggies....

Gus (again)

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Bender

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SOOC!! (and thanks to our lovely wedding photographers, Story Photographers, they gave me this idea )

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Saturn? I didn't notice it.... Jeremy did

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Again.... SOOC!

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that's all for now folks!




October 29, 2009

A First Look….

Shooting a DSLR is so fun, and a huge challenge! I am so happy I know how to manipulate apertures and shutter speeds! Otherwise... I'd be LOST!

It took me a few moments to get myself acquainted, but after proper introductions to each other.... we hit the ground running!

Here's one of my favorites from today!

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Tomorrow.... the Husband will be making an appearance! :-)