Friday, August 31, 2012

perspectives photo challenge :: love ::

Perspective

Every Friday, Maria-Isabel of Agape Love DesignsNatalie of When Shutters Click and I are happy to host an exciting photography challenge!

The concept is simple.
Each week we will choose a "theme" and on Friday, we ask that everyone link up {only} 3 photos representing that theme.  It's all about perspective & interpretation!

{If you don't have a blog, you can link to a flickr account, facebook album, etc. We just want to see your photos!!}

This week's theme is
LOVE


I chose the only recent pic of the hubs & I and edited it 3 different slightly different ways...
Remember, it's all about perspective!!

Grab a button a spread the word!
Don't forget to follow your hosts!

Feel free to tweet using hash tags #Perspectives or #PerspectivesPhotoChallenge
as well as tag @mariagridley, @Mom2MandR, and @shuttersclick.



Perspective
If you can't link up this week, that's okay!


FUN

Last but not least, every week, each host will choose & highlight their favorite photo from the linkup!
This is my fave from the FACELESS PORTRAITS linkup:


I loved this airport shot by A Creative Cookie!
Beautiful interpretation of last week's theme!

Be sure to visit Maria & Natalie's blogs to see who they picked!!

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

touch up tuesday :: at the beach ::

before

and after...
I wanted a dreamier, more retro look so I chose one of my favorite LR presets and a slightly different crop!
Touch Up Tuesday's at the Paper Mama
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Monday, August 27, 2012

monday tip : format your memory card!

So, I suck at tutorials, but this is just a friendly reminder to format your memory cards after every project!

This is important for 2 reasons.
I reduces the risk of corruption and the formatting process matches your memory card with your camera's specific operating system! Especially important if you're using the same card in different cameras (I like to have a specific card for each camera, though).

IMPORTANT
Before formatting your card, make sure you have backed up all your photos!!

To format, simply find the format command in your camera's menu (check in your manual if you are unsure where to find it).  All your photos will be erased from your card, and you'll be ready to start again!


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Sunday, August 26, 2012

scavenger hunt sunday

School
Rule of Thirds
Side Profile
Small
Motion
linking up here

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there's still a little time to link up with me for this week's Faceless Portraits challenge!

Saturday, August 25, 2012

water

linking up here for this week's challenge:  water
edited to add:
I was chosen the winner this week!
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don't forget to linkup with the perspectives challenge!!

Friday, August 24, 2012

perspectives photo challenge :: faceless portraits ::

Perspective

Every Friday, Maria-Isabel of Agape Love DesignsNatalie of When Shutters Click and I are happy to host an exciting photography challenge!

The concept is simple.
Each week we will choose a "theme" and on Friday, we ask that everyone link up {only} 3 photos representing that theme.  It's all about perspective & interpretation!

{If you don't have a blog, you can link to a flickr account, facebook album, etc. We just want to see your photos!!}

This week's theme is
FACELESS PORTRAITS



This week I chose 3 shots of a beautiful bride {my cousin!}...
I think "faceless portraits" are some of my favorite to shoot!!

Grab a button a spread the word!
Don't forget to follow your hosts!

Feel free to tweet using hash tags #Perspectives or #PerspectivesPhotoChallenge
as well as tag @mariagridley, @Mom2MandR, and @shuttersclick.



Perspective
If you can't link up this week, that's okay!


♥ LOVE 

Last but not least, every week, each host will choose & highlight their favorite photo from the linkup!
This is my fave from the NATURE linkup:


I loved this macro slug shot!!!
Beautiful interpretation of how something we think of as "ugly" can be downright gorgeous!
Great job Amber!

Be sure to visit Maria & Natalie's blogs to see who they picked!!

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

touch-up tuesday

Straight out of the camera, above,
and a quick edit via picmonkey, below
I started by upping the vibrance a bit using the burst tool...
then, a bit of the "tranquil" preset and then I finished with the "urbane" preset!

Paper Heart Camera

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Sunday, August 19, 2012

Insta Sunday

I love that I take photo of anything.I.want.
No matter how random....
Life lately includes playing at the park, rain, cousins, couch potatoes, outfits, shoes, peppers from our garden, Bert&Ernie and so much more!
 
You can follow me on instagram... find me under Mom2MandR
 
linking up here & here

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Friday, August 17, 2012

''vert'' means green in french

 
I just cannot get enough of the view of these beehive thingies at my parent's place!
The bright, bold colors just pop against the green of the trees & the grassy field!
 
Linking up with Three in Three for her weekly photo challenge:
"GREEN" is the theme!
 
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there is still time to enter my perspectives photo challenge here!

perspectives photo challenge :: nature ::

Perspective

Every Friday, Maria-Isabel of Agape Love Designs & Natalie of When Shutters Click bring you photography challenge!

The concept is simple.
Each week we will choose a "theme" and on Friday, we ask that everyone link up {only} 3 photos representing that theme.  It's all about perspective & interpretation!

{If you don't have a blog, you can link to a flickr account, facebook album, etc. We just want to see your photos!!}

Every week, each host will choose & highlight their favorite photo from the linkup!

These are my faves from the BLACK & WHTE linkup {impossible to only pick one! great entries!}:

{claiming our space}

{hippie-mommy.com}

Be sure to visit Maria & Natalie's blogs to see who they picked!!

This week's theme is
NATURE



These photos were all taken last Sunday, within hours of each other.
I really felt like we were surrounded by nature that day!

Grab a button a spread the word!
Don't forget to follow your hosts!

Feel free to tweet using hash tags #Perspectives or #PerspectivesPhotoChallenge
as well as tag @mariagridley, @Mom2MandR, and @shuttersclick.


Perspective

If you can't link up this week, that's okay!


FACELESS PORTRAITS

We can't wait to see what our fellow shutterbugs come up with this week!
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