Impromptu Shoot at the House

Written by Elena @The Art of Making a Baby on. Posted in Daily, FUN TIMES, PHOTO

 I used to be a crazy photographer. I have 45,000 pictures from the last 2-3 years and don’t even have a baby to photograph. This year I’ve slowed down with my picture-taking, so when I woke up after Thanksgiving ready to shoot something, it was an urge I could resist, to my husband’s chagrin.

We got ready to go get some Black Friday shopping done, happened to put on matching outfits, and after a quick look in the mirror , I knew who my next photography victim was going to be. Since i stopped maniacally taking pictures, we haven’t taken any fun/good family photos in the past year. So I dragged A. around the house  like a mad woman armed with a tripod, a nifty-fifty and a Mark II. The result was a bit better than expected.

Here are some of them:

 


Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Trackback from your site.

Comments (10)

  • Natalia Deymonaz

    |

    Love how you both look in second photo. Pretty soon you’ll have mostly baby pictures! lol

    What do you use the most for self-portraits: timer or remote? I find myself running around like crazy with the timer…

    Reply

    • E

      |

      Thank you! Yeah, I will attempt to keep baby photos within a reasonable amount, but I doubt that can really happen.

      I shoot with a remote. However, believe it or not, I SOMEHOW misplaced all 3 remotes I had, so this shoot had to be done with a timer. And I HATE that… though IT IS a good work out :) lol
      I need to find my remotes or buy a new one. They’re really cheap and sooo worth it.

      Reply

  • Irina

    |

    Just stopping by to say “hello” from California! Loving the blog. Good luck in your pursuit! What an exciting time it must be for you, guys!!

    Reply

    • E

      |

      Thanks, Irina! Hope to see you here often!

      Reply

  • Amanda

    |

    These are so adorable! You are such a good looking couple, & I love your home! The swing chairs outside are part of my dream house, along with all the pretty potted flowers!

    So glad I found your cute blog — thanks for participating in my “Saturday Around The World” blog party!! It’s great to have you! Have a wonderful week!

    -Amanda

    Reply

    • E

      |

      Ohhh, that’s so sweet! Thank you!
      The swing chairs are my favorite part of the house. We bought them in Key West ( though you can order online). I love them so much I want one in our bedroom, so that I can read in it, when i don’t want to be outside, but hubby won’t let me.

      Reply

  • Ashley Sisk

    |

    I am so glad to bump into you! You have a beautiful blog and amazing photos. I feel as though I may be living a similar life so I can definitely relate to you. We’re probably going to start trying to have a baby next year…and I can’t wait! I just added you to my reader and I look forward to getting to know you better. I also added you as a contact on flickr. You’re so inspiring!

    Reply

    • E

      |

      Thank you, Ashley! I was happy to find your blog as well. We do seem to have a lot in common. I added you back on Flickr, and will continue reading your blog. Welcome!

      Reply

  • Kat

    |

    LOVE these! I definitely do not take enough of an advantage of my tripod and mostly end up being in about 2 pictures total (since I’m the “photographer” at our house). Do you use a remote? That’s my best investment.

    Reply

    • Elena @The Art of Making a Baby

      |

      Yeah I definitely use a remote. I’ve been doing self-portraits for years now and can’t work without my remote and a tripod.
      I’m not sure if you know about my photography blog. I used to hold weekly tutorials on how to take self-portraits.

      Reply

Leave a comment

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.