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KITTY PAW AND THE LIGHT

January 31, 2010
Last night, as the snow was falling and Kitty Paw (my cat) was relaxing, I pulled out the 50 mm and decided to experiment with light. This first one was taken in our office with just the overhead light on – no flash and aperture priority mode. f/1.81.8 sec. (exposure time)ISO 800f/3.51.4 sec (exposure time)ISO-800No flash, but we used a flashlight (as you see shining on the floor)Aperture priority modeNow this one is kinda interesting. I did use a flash, but I used my hand (or a coaster – I don’t remember) to redirect the light. I didn’t feel like adding my speedlite...
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FIX-IT FRIDAY

January 30, 2010
I love that i ♥ face’s fix-it photo is snow related…because it’s SNOWING! In North Carolina, we don’t often see snow, so it’s quite a treat – assuming you don’t have anywhere you need to go. My challenge now is to fix this photo with the incorporation of texture. Here’s the original: And here’s my edit (edited in PSE 7):Cropped photo (I love really focusing on a face)Added “Just a Perk” by Coffeeshop PhotographyAdded “Orion” by Coffeeshop PhotographyAdded “Vintage Honey” by Coffeeshop...
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…AND VISIONS OF TAX RETURNS DANCED IN MY HEAD!

January 27, 2010
Right now, we are in savings mode and as a result, I am doing my best to save my money rather than spend it – of course that isn’t easy when you’re going to home shows and going out to dinner with friends, but I’m not complaining. Then it occurred to me that I should be receiving a tax return in the coming months [insert happy dance]. With that in mind…and my husband giving me the green light to use some of the money towards photography, I started to create my wish list. What am I missing (btw, my current camera bag is on the right)?  Gypsy Rose XL Camera/Laptop...
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WHAT A BUSY WEEK!

January 26, 2010
This last week of January has become quite a busy week, but I am so excited!Tonight: Pampered Chef party at Kathryn’s house Wednesday: Catch up on our favorite TV Shows (including American Idol, The Tudors, 24 and Band of Brothers…among others)Thursday: Premier Designs jewelry party at my houseFriday: Dinner with the Joyner House ladies at The RockfordSaturday: Church, followed by dinner with more Peace College girls at Casa CarboneAll this food and “fellowship” is going to be bad for my waistline…but good for my soul. I can’t
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