Trendy Blog Award

May 26, 2010
Jen, over at 525,600 Minutes, gave me this Trendy Blog Award the other day. I always love reading Jen’s blog because she posts a ton of pictures of her little girl. Since I don’t have children of my own yet…I really do enjoy living vicariously through others.  Here’s how the award works:To receive this award, promise to share this with 10 other BLOGS that you think are Trendy too. Post about your award in your blog. List your Top 10 Trendy Blogs. Share with them.Leave a link to the Trendy Blog Button. Tell them they need to give this award out to 10 as...
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Shutter Love Tuesday

May 25, 2010
I just found Trendy Treehouse today and since I’m always looking for ways to connect with others who share my interest in photography…I thought I’d join and share one of my photos for this week’s Shutter Love Tuesday. The theme is nature.This photo was taken at the beginning of spring at Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Although I did add some texture, that dreamy blue is completely natural! Now that you’ve seen my entry, check out some of the other entries at the Trendy Treehouse.
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At Last

May 25, 2010
Candace and Brandon are on their honeymoon in Jamaica (please say a pray for them considering the latest news), after celebrating their nuptials on Saturday, May 22 at the Angus Barn Pavilions. They have been dating since college, and I know how thrilled they were to finally become man and wife after so many years together. Although the weather did not want to cooperate (the bottom fell out in the middle of the ceremony), they really did have a beautiful wedding and I am so happy for them. Unfortunately, I did not bring my “big” camera, so I was only able to take a few shots with...
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Anatomy of an Edit

May 25, 2010
Last week, Mrs. G left me a comment on my blog with a request to try my hands at one of her favorite photos. If she can be sweet enough to leave me a little love, then I’m more than happy to play with one of her photos. I also thought I’d share my typical workflow. Here’s the before: This is really a cute shot, so I saved the file and opened Photoshop Elements (PSE). I recently learned (yeah yeah…I’m slow) that I can open all of my photos (including JPGs) in Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) first. Just go to File>Open As>select your file and choose to Open As Camera Raw...
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