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Category Archives: B&W

This boy

He’s had smile lines practically since he came out of my womb.  He’s the happiest, most easy going childView full post »

A light experiment

There was an odd thing in the sky today.  It was large and yellow and really, really bright.  😉 And so, we playedView full post »

Her window

Today she begged me to take her picture in her window. How could I refuse?  😉    Aperture: ƒ/3.5  | View full post »


Don’t worry… this face lasted about 3 seconds and she was grinning again.  🙂  Aperture: ƒ/3.5View full post »


This is so him.  I get this look every time I try to take a picture of him.  Aperture: ƒ/2.8  | Camera: CanonView full post »


Yes.  I am now the mother of a fourteen year old.       He’s in that not-a-child-but-not-quite-View full post »


I got a remote, so I figured it was time to try it out.      Aperture: ƒ/3.5  | Camera: Canon EOS 7DView full post »

Telling me stories

She was telling me stories.. and paused for a second.   **I used manual focus for this shot.  Yay!  Aperture: &#View full post »

Looking for birds

She was looking out the window, trying to see some birds.  Aperture: ƒ/3.2  | Camera: Canon EOS 7D  | FocalView full post »


She loves reading the fairytale book to her teddy.  Aperture: ƒ/3.2  | Camera: Canon EOS 7D  | Focal length:View full post »

Light – 12/31

I know.. another shot in front of the pantry. But I can’t help it!  The light is so fantastic there.  🙂View full post »

Light – 12/19

My mother: “Why don’t you ever post pictures of Justin?” Because he’s almost 14.  And refusesView full post »

Light – 12/18

Another day, another sunbeam, another child.  🙂 This one lets me take photos… rarely.  I love his long, thickView full post »

Light – 12/13

A sunbeam!  😀  So happy to see the sun today. Even when it’s too bright, forcing her to cover her eyesView full post »


I’ve joined a group of women attemping to take photos of light every day for the month of Dec. Day 1 today.View full post »

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