Hello out there in blog world! Thank you for your patience while I was on vacation in SW Florida. I did my best to keep blogging, but the beautiful sunny weather and companionship with family got in the way :)
Here we go with SIX days worth :
Sorry no exif data! I downloaded the free Beta version of Lightroom 3, and used it to process this photo. Not sure where the data is… one step at a time, right?!
This photo was taken on the small boat to our private beach (well, private for a large community and the Marriot!). We love the private beach. Twice a week they run the boat for sunset. My Dad and I took my 3 and one of our nephews. We had so much fun – and of course it was a stunning sunset!
Sunset light makes me very, very happy.
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Fort Myers beach. My parents and all grandchildren besides one (Hi baby Rex ~ next year, okay?).
Learned a lot from taking this photo, especially to make sure to tell everyone to not look down! I took 20+ shots of this (I only asked for one try), and in NOT ONE shot is everyone looking ahead or sideways. Always someone looking down. Note to self for future!
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Yes, Willis got to go to the beach too. He is definitely NOT a water dog, but that’s okay :)
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My oldest girl loves to take photos too (I’m happy!). I put it in Aperture mode for her, and let her go. I love to see what she sees – most of the time it is completely different than I. And I enjoy that very much.
I’ve been meaning to take a self-portrait for a while now. Although this isn’t quite a self portrait, I like it. (Strategic positioning of my son!)
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The drive home. Somewhere in Florida we stopped, and happened upon this wonderful field of cows & calves.
The drive home. Normally around 12 hours. Almost 14 on Easter Sunday. Me oh MY!
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Home. Happy to be home.
Grilling, chilling & laughing on the deck.
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Yup, we got dandelions in our yard! Oh, and more pollen than you can EVEN imagine.
I was hoping to capture a nice flow of white fluffies after she blew, but it was a tough little dandelion to work with!