Archive for March, 2007

March 26, 2007

Chico

Meet Chico the super chihuahua! He owns our friend, Darrell. Isn’t he a cutie pie?!

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March 20, 2007

Where Oh Where…

have I been? Geesh, I am slacking big time here! Well, first off lets get the icky stuff out of the way—I SO totally failed the 365 challenge. SO failed. Oh well. I failed for a good reason. I have been focusing all of my attention on learning. Am I a nerd or what?! But when it is something you want to learn…it is a whole different story! Poor hubby…I think I have been driving him bananas with my gabbering about all the new stuff I am learning! But I can’t help myself. After joining the absolute most wonderful photography board I have gone from just really enjoying this hobby to realizing that I can do something more with it. Sooooo, I got a business license last week 🙂 Exciting…but it sorta makes me want to puke too! And I filed my fictitious name and got a tax id. I am LEGIT. yikes!  Now I can begin my portfolio building full force!

And I had the honor of shooting Jamie and Jason this past weekend. They are getting married next month and I get to shoot their wedding as well. So, this was a challenge for me. This was my VERY FIRST people shoot, EVER. Waaaaay different than shooting a flower, that is for sure! It was fun and ackward and really windy and cold! But I think we pushed through it and got some good results. They were such good sports…I had no idea what I was doing, I pretty much sucked at giving them direction (I will work on that Jamie! Promise!!), but it definitely helped that they are family. I am so thankful that they allowed me this opportunity. I really cannot think of a better couple to have done my first shoot for. So whadda ya think?

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       I think this one is one of my new favorites! I just love the siluhette of them with their babies!
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March 12, 2007

For the Bride…

Jamie…here are two of the spots I was talking about…
This is the alley where I was saying the grittiness with the fresh bride look would be very cool….

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      And this, well, I think this could be my new fave spot….we NEED to get some shots of you here, pretty pleeeease 🙂
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      Let me know, and shoot me an e-mail!

March 11, 2007

Darnit!

Guess what I missed? Go on, guess…..by no more than 40 stupid minutes!!!!!

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March 11, 2007

The Slacker Returns…

and look what I return with!!! I have been soooo MIA lately, I am hanging my head in shame 😦 BUT…I have been super busy with figuring out photography stuff, so I am not completely slacking! Anyways…check out this progress!!!

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      Now…are you ready for this? This is just beautiful, and what I woke up to this morning….
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March 5, 2007

One Small Step For Man…One GIANT Leap for Kristie!

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      This took me forever! But, now that this is done, all the other stuff can begin. I can begin creating my forms and cards and everything important! Woo-hoo!

March 1, 2007

Transformation

Have you missed me yet? If you have abandonment issues, I am very sorry I left without leaving a note…but I’m back now. I have been off in la-la land…doing some deep thinking-scary, but true! Actually, I have been immersed in photography land. I joined a new paid forum and have spent basically all of my free time over there, soaking up all the incredible information. And then the deep thinking began. I know- It freaked me out too! I have realized that I really hold myself back. My entie life, I have been plagued with self-doubt. I have always felt inadequate. A person can miss out on a lot of things when they live that way. Well, I am tired of missing out. I am closing in on 30, and I do not ever want to look back on my life and think, What the hell?! And so…the big thinking brought me to the realization that there is absolutely no reason why I cannot bring my photography to the next level. When I am behind the camera, I become someone else. I feel good about what I am doing. Do I still doubt myself? You betcha! I still have so much to learn…but life is boring when we stop learning! So I have decided to make this year my year. I am going to start PBing~portfolio building. I have begun the process of coming up with the business name…which is sooooo not easy, by the way. Once I finish that and a logo…I am going to get my bus. license and start harassing anyone I know with children…and dogs too 🙂 I figure I would like to give myself the year to really work on the PBing…especially since I know how shy I am and this will slow things down for me a bit…but I will conquer!!! Anyways…that’s what I have been up to. And to compliment this theme of transformation…look what my little guy finally did~~~~

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