Photo Monday – Quick Portraits

This weekly photography thing can be tiring sometimes. I keep at it because that’s how you get better but some weeks, I have no inspiration whatsoever. This was one of those weeks. After Saturday’s pizza challenge, I had nothing left. I’d actually thought of bringing my camera along to the challenge but wisely decided against it. It was exhausting!

So yesterday, I had no idea. We went out to buy a few things and I took my camera with the 50mm lens. It’s been a while since I’ve used it even though I like it a lot. I got the girls to wear T-shirts I sewed so I could get those pictures at the same time as some portraits. After the shopping was done, we went to Prospect Park. The leaves have barely started changing color.


E was in a playful mood. She snuck up on her sister to attack her from behind. V did not react happily. E may have gotten clawed…



I could not get V to stop reading. She got the new Raina Telgemeier book and would not put it down! I only managed to get her for a few minutes to take pictures of the T-shirt. Otherwise, all book reading child.




I had to take one of M. I’d planned on doing all black and white pictures but how could I not have those beautiful blue eyes turned grey?


And then, I messed around taking pictures of the grass because I had no book to read.


I’d forgotten how a shallow depth of field makes the ground look so much less busy. Must play with this some more…

Creative mommy at home to two wonderful little girls, trying to juggle family, sewing, exercise, family, knitting, photography, and did I mention family?

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