Photography

Fun photography moments and helpful tips.

2011 END???

Where did this year go? Looking around at all the other blogs on the internet I just figured out that it’s the end of the year! So this morning I’ve been looking around here at Home Hinges and I am shocked.  We managed to...

Photoshoot: Group Shots

Our one success. To end our photo shoot we took some “group” shots. Getting shots of the two girls was a bit of a challenge. Most of the pictures look like this: Sprite just kept falling over. So we had a few lap...

Photoshoot: set-up and Sparrow

When I went down to Paula’s on Monday this sweet savage, Miss Sparrow, met me at the door. She also helped to set up the photo shoot and helped to take some preliminary shots. Then she was a big help in modeling and helping me with...

photoshoot: baby sprite

The other day I made it down to Paula’s for a baby photo shoot. This cute little sprite isn’t escaping the first weeks of life without the required semi-naked pictures. We put baby sprite into a large basket with a soft...

Paula’s New Addition

GRS: She was born a healthy 8 lbs. 3 oz. and 18.5 inches long. Paula and Jim Dear added this sweet baby girl to our family this week. The mama is doing great. Miss Baby, who needs a new name because she is no longer the baby of the...

Winter Warning

Utah weather is never predictable, but this year has been especially odd. We had snow in the mountains through June and we received more snow in early October. Not to mention that while the rest of the country dealt with drought...

Little Ballerinas

This fall the twins tried out a ballet class. This picture was taken on the first day.  The most exciting day.  That day full of wonder and anticipation, believing they were about to transform into delicate and agile ballerinas. Missy K...

Boy Scout Camping and Photoshop Actions

Camping with 11 year old boy scouts and Photoshop actions seems like a strange combination but that’s what you get when Dad has tickets to a football game so Mom gets to go to the camp-out instead.  What was I to do while surrounded...

Moab and my own Photoshop Actions

Last April, my sports addict took the three oldest kids to Moab. They took some wonderful pictures while they were there, but I felt some of the color didn’t quite come through. It just seemed washed out to me. None of the actions...