Monthly Archives September 2010

Hipstamatic – I’m addicted

September 26, 2010 Photography  No comments

I’ve been addicted to Hipstamatic (iphone app) for a LONG time now.  Just recently they came out with Hipstaprints!  You can now order prints in two sizes (4″ or 7″) right through the app.  I just got my prints back the other day and they are fantastic.  They look EXACTLY like they do on my phone.

Here’s some of them hanging on the wall in my office (this is just an iphone photo, and a little tilted, lol):

Hipstamatic Prints

And a few recent images I’ve taken…I just love this app! <3

Metal Star

Owl Pen Holders :)





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Point And Shoot

September 13, 2010 Photography  No comments

I researched it, I asked people about it, and it seemed my best bet was to take the point and shoot to Europe and leave the big gear behind.  Most things I read or people mentioned was about theft, and that was the LAST thing I wanted to happen.  I was worried I’d miss the DSLR, that I’d wish I had a wider lens or a longer lens….but you know what?  It was RELAXING to just be able to whip out that little powershot SD1200is and snap photos.  It was definitely a change of pace to take a photo and not worry about fstops or shutter speeds, to literally just point and shoot.  And it was also nice to be able to just put it in my little pacsafe bag, and not have to carry around this HUGE bag with a heavy DSLR in it :)

Beaumaris Blooms

Super Rainbow


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September 10, 2010 Photography  No comments

I was inspired by this post today….about fur kids.  We had to put our male Great Dane to sleep over a month ago and I miss him dearly.  We still have Duchess, and she is getting really spoiled rotten ;-)  She gets extra kisses, extra hugs, extra treats, and just extra loving in general since she’s now an only dog.  We don’t have plans to bring in another dog right now…I think we’re good with just her.  And I think SHE’S happy to be the only dog as well.

As of right now she’s under the computer desk, with her head in my lap because we’ve got one of our typical late afternoon Florida thunderstorms going on outside and she HATES thunder.  She’s gotten to where if it starts to rain, she gets worried because she knows the thunder isn’t far behind.

This is how we watch TV

Happy Girl

Who Goes There?

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September 4, 2010 Photography  No comments

Family Portrait

We had an amazing time on our Eurotrip last month.  Eleven of us went and we were ALL FAMILY.  We had a fantastic time with eachother, and it was so wonderful to spend time with family members that I usually only get to see once a year.


To say we saw a lot of sheep was an understatement….they were EVERYWHERE…including on the side of the road, wandering through towns like tourists, and dotting the gorgeous landscapes we passed.


One of the highlights of the trip was Stonehenge.  My husband and I (and most of the family) are HUGE History Channel buffs…so to finally see this amazing icon we’ve only seen on TV was awesome.  Unfortunately you can’t walk right up to it any longer, you have to keep a distance and they’ve got signs and ropes up so you can’t get close...

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