Thursday, April 30, 2009

Wolverine...and lil sis

Maddox had some money to spend the last time we were at Target. He wanted to get a Wolverine claw.

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I tried to talk him out of it. What would he do with it? Wouldn't it get old quick? But it was his money, and he insisted he wanted it. He was right...I was wrong. It's been quite the favorite thing around here. He loves this claw, and now wants to save up more money to buy a second claw. Because the boy in the commercial has a claw on each hand and does cool flips. I explained that a second Wolverine claw wouldn't give him the ability to do flips...and he assured me that the boy just already knew how to do flips. ;-)

So I took some pics of him enjoying his Wolverine claw earlier this week...

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And just for fun, a silly pic of Evey. :-)

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Happy EARTH Day!

In honor of Earth Day, I would like to share some images of a different nature...pictures that feature a subject with beautiful long limbs and amazing strength. ;-)

These images were taken of one special tree, by special request, last September. I had never before focused all of my attention on one single tree. It was an interesting experience, definitely eye-opening to focus on all the little details that you might otherwise never notice. Anyways, hopefully my fellow treehuggers will enjoy...

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Happy EARTH Day!

Friday, April 17, 2009

Liberty Memorial

It had been a long time since I just wandered the Liberty Memorial, taking pics for fun. So I spent a little extra time hanging around after my session last weekend to explore and randomly shoot whatever caught my eye.

My favorites...

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I tried to play around a little with the glass roof to the museum, catching reflections.

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I almost fell down some steps after shooting this lamppost. Well, I'm not gonna lie...I did actually fall down one step but caught myself before totally wiping out or worse...dropping my camera! I tried to pretend it didn't happen...but I'm sure someone must have seen my lack of grace and had a good laugh at me. :-P

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My FAVORITE shot...I'm crazy for this one. I love abstract stuff...and I really like how this one kind of sucks you into the frame. I'll be finding somewhere in my home to display - I'm thinking it would be a cool canvas...

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I thought it was neat that you could see the tower through the transparent banner...

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Nice postcard shot... ;-)

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This last one is kind of whacky...and I enjoy whacky. :-)

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Sunday, April 12, 2009

Chris + Crystal...Family Portraits

Yesterday I met Chris and Crystal to capture some lovely portraits with their kiddos. It was a glorious day - such a nice break from this crazy weather. Crystal did an excellent job dressing everyone - beautiful bright colors. They looked fantastic!

Here are some of my favs...

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Chase is such a little cutie...

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And little Madison is just adorable...

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I have a thing for shots of parents wrangling children. It amuses me. ;-)

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Crystal was behind me doing a great job making the kids laugh. ;-)

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Thanks for a great shoot! :-)