Wednesday, January 1, 2014

A New Year, A New Life!

Happy New Year to all!!  I just had to share a little peek at one of my recent photo sessions...  I was asked a week or so ago  how long I have been a photographer and it took my breath away to admit it....22 YEARS!  WOW.. where on earth does the time go?  I have photographed babies that are now off to college, families that now have grandchildren, kindergarten children who are becoming engaged, on and on. (but remember, I am not getting any older! :)

Not so many years ago, I was photographing with a 35 mm camera and true film and thought I would NEVER go digital.  I still do feel that true film will always have my heart... but times change, and eventually, I gave in to the new age.

  Back then,  there was no view window to look and see what you captured.  It was the REAL DEAL of understanding lighting, F Stops and shutter speeds and having to wait until the film was developed to find that magical shot.  No photo shop and editing images to make everything disappear!  I am grateful for my photography career and that I will always keep the "old fashioned" true rules of the trade in my work.

Meet Precious Paula Ann... a pre-Christmas gift born on her mommy's birthday.  I was in awe because this sweet baby slept and slept and let me pose her in every way I wished.  No photoshop magic here...she really was on the present and on the chair and was truly a little angel who allowed me to bring my visions to life!

A New Year, A New Life...isn't it the greatest gift of all?  

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