I truly think that there is more beauty in imperfection than perfection, for it is the imperfect things that truly make us beautiful. --me
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Nov 10, 2014

Playing with Lights!

Back in August, I spent the evening with my cousin and fellow shooting partner doing what we love the best!  We had the opportunity to get out and play with the lights at the county fair!  Here are my favorites!

Oct 11, 2014

Ahhh! Beautiful Nature!

Back in July, I rented a full frame camera along with a few lenses one of them being a macro lens!  I'm in love and cant wait to own one myself, both the camera and the lens!  Here are several of the images I shot while out playing with the set up, preparing myself for the wedding I would be shooting with the rented gear! 

Sep 25, 2014

Butterflies in Bloom 2014

So over the Spring Break back in April, our family went to Dow Gardens in Midland and got to view these beauties!

We enjoyed our time in the greenhouse, then embarked a a short stroll through the gardens.  These little white beauties were a wonderful sight letting us know that the winter freeze we had had was not going to keep us in its grip for much longer!

My two cuties in a great photo spot!

Jan 11, 2014

Frozen Bubbles

So, here in the Great Lakes State, we have had some interested weather as of late.  The weekend before Christmas we were hit with an ice storm and at my home we lost power for 2.5 days.  Several in our area were without power 5 days or even longer.  Then the weekend after New Year's we were hit with a record breaking snowfall climbing to the number 3 spot of recorded snowfalls with a total of 17.2 inches.  Then the icing on the cake was the record breaking sub-zero temps that followed.  The other day we were at -22 degrees Fahrenheit.  The recorded historical low for that given day was -8 with a seasonal low of -25.  And don't forget the wind chill factor bringing things down to the -40's.  Well with all this fun weather going on I decided to play besides being cooped up inside was getting to me.

Here is my attempt at freezing bubbles.  (Still hoping to try again this winter.)

Jul 31, 2013

Blessings and Fledglings

This week has been a great one so far.  Spending time with family building memories.  However yesterday was a bit different start.  I dropped my hubby off at the job site he was working on and as we were chatting before I left he noticed a small bird in the grass.  My brother-in-law who was also working went over and picked up the bird.  The bird was more than comfortable perched on his hand.  Well needless to say I had to go take a closer look.  I walked over and he handed/scooted the bird over to me.  I hollered at my hubby to grab my camera from the car.  This little guy just sat there while I snapped away.  We noticed a few other small birds being coached by an American Goldfinch.  We had identified our bird!  As guilty as I felt for handling this little guy, I realized when I was leaving that where I had to turn my vehicle around is the same area that we found him, we quite possibly rescued him from being accidentally being run over.  Here are some of the pics I got of my little friend.

My First Blogging Recognition

My First Blogging Recognition
from Louise at Potted Frog

My Second Blogging Recognition

My Second Blogging Recognition
from Mom of 4 at Our "Lil" Family

My Third Blogging Recognition

My Third Blogging Recognition
from Pam at The Conley Family