Selfie Saturday

February 19, 2011
“The toughest part of taking selfies of ourselves and our hubbies is that hubbies come in two sizes: uncooperative and completely uncooperative.” – Elena, Selfie MagicElena was spot on that selfie couple portraits are a challenge.  Last week, when I saw that this week’s prompt would be “couples,” I quickly sent an email to my husband requesting a photo op…he agreed (Elena suggested that when doing couples photos, that you request one hour of uninterrupted time so your other/better half doesn’t get all antsy). We had a few errands to run last...
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Selfie Saturday

February 12, 2011
On Monday, I had a dentist and hair appointment…both of which took up most of my day. So, when I was done with both, I decided to go home i(nstead of going into the office). I thought this might be the perfect opportunity to practice full body self portraits as part of this week’s Selfie Saturday lesson. Armed with Elena’s wonderful tips on camera position and posing, I was ready to give it a try.Unfortunately, I found that what I thought was decent lighting in our office (what you see in the background is what we call our “office”) still metered as dim lighting....
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How could you say no…

February 05, 2011
…to this face?  As luck would have it, I made The Paper Mama’s TOP 30 – #20! If you can imagine it, I’m doing my happy dance right now. So, if you loved my photo entry (above), would you PLEASE vote for me? Pretty please…with a cherry on top? Voting will be open until February 8th at 1pm EST and the winners will be posted on February 9th. We can vote for our top 3 favorite cards – but only once so tell all your friends!In other news, this is the first week of Selfie Saturdays and the theme this week is “Our Dream Self.” All you need to do is...
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The Christmas Elf!

December 27, 2010
Remember that Christmas tree cone I shared the other week…the one I said looked like it could be a dunce cap? Well, I decided for this week’s Paper Heart Camera – Self-Portrait challenge, that I would use it. In addition to the dunce cap, I thought I’d wear what my husband calls, “my Christmas elf costume.” It’s not a costume at all, but my favorite pajamas…at least right now. Top = a pajama shirt my mom gave me; Bottom = sweatpants from Walmart ($5 – accidently purchased the petite length and then my husband accidentally struck them);...
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