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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Every year since her first birthday, Emily has woken up to balloons on her bed—one balloon for every year. It’s getting more crowded every birthday, of course, but still Tom and I have fun doing it late in the night each April 29th (or 30th!)! But this year in particular (maybe because I’m all too […]

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Since we got annual passes this year, Disneyland photos will likely make up a large part of my blog posts through next February! I broke this trip into two parts, because I was determined to use my Lensbaby for a lot of it, so those photos are in this post. Emily’s kitty helped us pack […]

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My first Through the Lensbaby Blog Circle post, and I am so excited! Since I am determined to master my Lensbaby, I decided for two days of our trip to Disneyland to use ONLY the Lensbaby. I chose the Sweet 35 optic so I could more easily change the aperture on the fly, and then […]

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I am working really hard to learn how to master the Lensbaby. The look it gives is so soft and dreamy, so I just love it! And it forces me to slow down and really focus on my shooting, which is a good thing. This time I played with the macro attachment on the Double […]

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This month we worked on using garage light in our portrait blog circle. Garages are interesting because they tend to be mostly dark, but with one side of full light. This gives you much more dramatic light since it is so directional. And a particularly tricky part, with my garage, anyhow, is that it is […]

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This month our Creativity blog circle’s theme was to shoot from an interesting, unique perspective. And this month I learned, once again, that I am not good at thinking outside the box. Everything I tried that seemed unique or interesting in my head just looked really lame, confusing, or awkward (sometimes all three at once!) […]

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