Category Archives: Photography

what i have been up to.

well it has been a while since my last post- we have had just a “little bit” of stuff going on. we were in haiti for a week which was amazing! i am so thankful to be able to go and love on those people & in return them love on me. i have made long lasting friendships and consider most of them family. when i have a moment to collect all my thoughts & feelings about the trip i will write a more detailed blog, for any of you who have been on a mission trip before you can relate that sometimes it is hard to put all those emotions into words especially when you are sitting at your desk at work. so… here are some pictures!

me & my girls at village kanes

 

Image

 

this sweet little girl would not let cory put her down.

Image

 

tiboyo & i. love this little guy!

Image

 

makinglove and i. she is so funny- always trying to make the same faces as me.

Image

Image

 

billy & i. he is the nicest & helps our teams out so much!

Image

 

this is my sweet sweet wilderson. i was looking forward to seeing him since i left the last time. if i could adopt him i would in a second.

Image

 

this drink was good.

Image

 

me, edner & wilderson.

Image

Image

 

wilderson. so handsome & so so so sweet.

Image

 

this is ritchamy. he is so sweet, sincere and loves jesus so much. love spending time with him.

Image

Image

 

i am already planning our next trip there. i miss it everyday & cannot wait to be back.

Tagged , , , , , ,

picture perfect day

so a couple of weeks back we set up a date at piedmont park with the ivey’s. ronda & i wanted some practice with our cameras & it was a beautiful day. i have so enjoyed getting to use my camera more & ever since i ordered my new lens i am even more obsessed. i have light-room now & it is really fun learning and putting your stamp on a photo. i particularly love close ups so my new lens is perfect for that. for those of you who are interested i used this one.  it was a picture perfect day- sunny- good company & laughter.

here are some of the photos.

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

this is my friends little boy- is he not the cutest?

also- i am seriously wanting these things for spring! can you believe it? it is finally here!!!

Image  ImageImage

 

 

Tagged , , , , , ,

practice makes perfect?

i left work early wednesday- i got a fever and had some chills & i stayed home thursday bc i was still sick & didn’t want to get anyone else sick. i hate being sick more than anything, there is nothing to do and it is a big waste of time. so to make myself feel productive i downloaded lightroom5 & figured it out. i am still figuring it out, but i love it so much. i am so excited to learn more about the program &  i am waiting on my new 50mm lens to come in…it should be here on monday.

Image

i cannot wait to be back in haiti to practice on those beautiful people & beautiful country. april 28 is just around the corner and we only have $1000 to go, God has been so good in providing for us just like he always does & i am so excited to see what he does this trip.

tomorrow we (ronda & i) have a lovely day planned back at piedmont park to practice with our cameras and get some new photos for our upcoming project we are working on. i cannot wait to have some updated ones  for the blog and for personal use. it is supposed to be a high of 66, which means lunch in the park on an old blanket, long walks, laughs, sunny skies for great pictures and the market will be open! let the weekend adventure begin.

on a good note- my book came in. “back to basics”– it is all about traditional skills- canning- living off the land- what veggies to grow when and where- basically everything i need to know to survive off my land. my dream as you all know is to have my own little farm. so excited for the future & learning to be happy in the present.

Image

hope you  guys all have an amazing weekend!

Tagged , , , , , ,