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Monday, August 11, 2014

Scavenger Hunt Sunday 08.10.14

I realize it is actually Monday (my time) when I am posting this.  Things have been a bit busy around here.  Good, but busy.  I won't bore you with all the details because I will be sharing photos of all the busyness soon, so let's get right to the Scavenger Hunt photos.

{bathroom selfie}
bathroom selfie
I realize this isn't a "bathroom" selfie.  And technically my daughter took the photo, but this is all I have.  We went to Idlewild on Tuesday and took my husband's waterproof camera along so I didn't have to lug my DSLR.  We had fun taking "ride selfies".  This was taken on the Loggin' Toboggan.  Nick hates this ride so he sat out.  :)

{hop, skip, or jump}
hop skip or jump
One of my reasons for busyness ... This lovely family got married on Thursday evening at a local lake.  I had the honor of capturing their memories.  We had some fun taking family photos after the ceremony.  The three teens on the left belong to the bride and the two teens on the right belong to the groom.  Now they are one, big, happy family!

{creative angle}
creative angle
I photographed a 50th anniversary party on Friday evening for a wonderful couple.  They are becoming like family to me and I've only been around them twice.  :)  They are just so sweet and kind.  I couldn't resist photographing their cake in the mirror that was on the wall nearby.  The cake topper is the one that was on their original wedding cake 50 years ago.  How cool is that?!

{box or package}
box or package
Another from the anniversary party.  The couple's daughter-in-law made up these beautiful favor boxes for everyone to take home.  They were filled with minty chocolate chips and candy-coated almonds.  Mmmmmm.  :)

My best friend sent me an email with this quote in it, so I added it to an out-of-focus photo I took of my one hydrangea bloom.  I plan to print it as an 8x10 (or maybe bigger) and give it to her.  (Sure hope she doesn't see this before I do!)  :)


Mersad said...

The second shot must have taken some time. If not, then hat's off. I tired that sort of thing with three subjects and there is always something wrong with one of them :) But yours looks great!

Mersad Donko Photography

Tamar SB said...

LOVE creative angle! Will keep that in mind when I shoot a small wedding later this month!

Martha Jane Curtis said...

Great photos. The creative angle is a great idea. I like the friends 'unfocused' shot, too.

Karen S. said...

What a great family- gathered together his and her family as one. I hope they take that image and blow it up and have it somewhere they can all see everyday! All your other photos are precious captures too! I like your creative thinking!

Bethany said...

I love your creative angle shot! It is great!