April 20, 2010

Soon to be three...

There was a whole lotta smoochin' going on for these pics. Tyler and I have known this couple for 2 years. One thing we know for certain: they love each other very much...but they love the Lord more. I'm very confident they'll be just as mushy when they're 90.

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April 18, 2010

Elizabeth & Cody

A small taste of a Senior Picture session I did today. For the record: I didn't use any whitening tool on their teeth - their oral hygiene should make their mommas proud. :)

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April 17, 2010

In the nude...figuratively speaking

I use Photoshop Lightroom a lot. I mean A LOT. It's a fantastic tool. However, I really want to discipline myself in fully understanding my camera. I've been working on adjusting my settings to get the best shot from the start. This obviously isn't possible in every circumstance. However, my goal in this photography journey is to be a photographer...not a photoshopographer. These photos are completely unedited (with the exception of the watermark). I think they turned out pretty well. 

Happy Accidents

I love it when shots like this end up on my camera. I think it's pretty cool.

Sweet Peter

April 10, 2010

What a great family!!!

April 09, 2010

Pure Joy

I'm going through my pictures to pick some for my proof portfolio. I'm pretty sure this one will make the cut.

April 04, 2010

A Walk to the Park

Tyler and I have been talking a lot about personal tastes in photography. I think this picture is a pretty good example of how Tyler and I see things differently. Take the vignetting for instance. I love it. I think it helps direct the eye to the clouds - my "subject". Some photographers would be highly disappointed when they saw that their lens created this "old-timey" feel. While it certainly doesn't work for every shot - I really like it here. One other element we disagree on in the series of shots I took on the way to the park is the light poles. They drive him nuts. He prefers his shots to be as clutter-free as possible. While I tend to agree with him the majority of the time, I don't mind the "clutter" in this shot because it shows exactly what I want it to...we're walking in the 'burbs. Any thoughts from the peanut gallery???

Coelho Gangsta

This picture cracks me up!!! This is the sweetest little girl, but she seriously did not want her picture taken that day. I even brought out my longer lens to try and snap a shot from a distance. She wasn't gonna have any of it.

April 03, 2010

Fairy Tale? Pretty much.

April 01, 2010

Baby Matilda

So Stinkin' Cute!!!