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Yearly Archives: 2014

I can’t even remember specifically when I last walked across the bridge, and it had been at least 25 years for Tom; Emily has never done it. So when she put it on her Summer Fun list, it seemed perfect! (I made myself use only the 24-70/2.8 II lens the whole time, since I had […]

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Two summers ago, we went on Emily’s first ever camping trip, with my sister. We had an absolutely fantastic time, so when she asked if we wanted to go again this summer, we jumped at the chance! She is so good at camping. She knows exactly what to pack to make it decadent (as decadent […]

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I am not great with storytelling images, and I am afraid I may not quite have achieved the intended purpose with these, because in retrospect they really are more like our Editorial assignment than anything else. But still, the trip was such fun (minus and incident at the very end—sigh…), and I am so glad […]

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This week I rented a new lens, the Canon 70-200 f/2.8 (though not the IS version–and I admit I am regretting that decision already, though even this one is pretty darned fabulous!), so to test it out, and to let Emily off the hook, and I did a portrait of flowers—does that count for our […]

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It had been on my photography bucket list for a long, long time: Get a good shot of fireworks, one with those beautifully clean, lovely trails of light cascading down in the darkness. I was fascinated, but my first few tries were definitely flops! So I decided to write up a post to help others […]

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This month I played just with the Sweet 35 in the back yard. The last of the Trader Joe’s peonies were blooming so perfectly that I couldn’t resist shooting just one in my daughter’s hands… Please join me in browsing our little circle to the always lovely work of Sarah!

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This post: It’s been a LONG time coming… We moved into our house right after we married (in 1996), and I have wanted to update the kitchen since before we bought the place! And then what was supposed to be a four or five week job beginning back in October ended up dragging on for […]

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I decided since it’s summer and most kids are now off of school for a couple of months, this would be the PERFECT tutorial for June! I feel so passionately about the subject of kids’ ability to learn photography, and there are things you can do to foster their interest at all ages. I think […]

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