A couple of weeks ago I got to meet one very cute four-month old, Easton, along with his lovely older sister Aubri. There was no shortage of smiles from this little guy so we had a lot of fun capturing his happy personality on camera. I could tell that Easton had practice in front of the camera, because he wasn’t bashful at all–so thanks for making my job easy mom! And every now and then big sis would join in on the session to check on her brother and give me a few quick smiles. Overall, this family of four made it easy for me to get some wonderful shots and I’m glad I could be a part of capturing this precious time in their lives.
They say time flies when you’re having fun, and by the time gap between this post and the last, you’d think I was flying off the handle with fun. Let’s just say I moved…I survived…I can’t find anything.
But, while I was dealing with boxes, my lovely friend’s son Aeden was growing bigger by the minute, and before I knew it he was 3 months old. He did an amazing job during the photo session and gave a smile that was worth it when I was quick enough to catch it. In a few more months, he’ll be grabbing and gabbing up a storm and I can’t wait to see what new little stories he’ll try to tell us. Until then, enjoy these photos!
I just came back from a business trip to St. Augustine, Fla., although it sure didn’t feel like business. The city was great and its wonderful history surrounded everything, everyone and everywhere. I can’t wait to go back and finish where I left off, because two days in a city like this just won’t do. One place of the many I crammed in was the lighthouse. It’s a notable landmark of this area, and walking through it felt like stepping in the exact footsteps of people who worked in there every day.
This lighthouse was built in 1870, replacing its earlier counterparts which was a wooden version all the way back in ~1565, and another in 1683 made of coquina stone.
More photos are to come, but here are a few. The first two lighthouse photos will become a part of my new online shop soon, if you’re interested in purchasing one.
I snapped this shot of the Empire State Building while in New York and I absolutely love how the background turned out. It’s originally in color, but I really like it better in black and white. I also love that the Statue of Liberty is waaaaay off in the distance (far right) because it just shows how high up you actually are. I have this photo hanging in my house right now, and feel like it will always remind me of this breath taking city. If you like as much as I do, you can view this print at my online shop by simply clicking the image. There’s actually a pretty great deal going on right now, too!
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As I was looking for a few buildings that I might be able to add to my black and white collection, I thought about what types of buildings had a lot of texture, character or features of interest. That’s when I stumbled upon a couple of churches in downtown Orlando (check out The Other Orlando Blog). I’m still in the learning phases of mastering this technique, but I think I captured a good range of light and dark. And I don’t know what it is, but churches always seem to work well in black and white…don’t you agree?
I’ve also included a video at the bottom of some black and white photography that has inspired me…enjoy!
I like the way the sun, shadows and texture of the building came out in this one.
I took this last one back in college up in Wisconsin with my film Minolta SLR.