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Happy New Year!

Lateness seems to be the theme for me so far in 2013.  This is supposed to be my big New Year’s post, all about new beginnings and wiping the slate clean and all of that.  And here it is already 20 days into the year.   Huh.  Good thing I strongly believe it’s never too late.  For anything.

This year, I joined a group of women photographers in doing a Project 52.  Each week of the year has a different theme.  We chose one image from the week to share with everyone.  So far this has been a great experience for me.  I am fueled by these fellow women’s creativity.  It makes me want to push my own boundaries, which is amazing.

Here are the first three images (since, once again I am a little behind).

Week One

Engagement photo I do couple Christmas scrabble ring letters


This is my sister and her soon-to-be-husband!  They got engaged over Christmas and asked me to take their official engagement photo, which was so fun!  They both love to play scrabble so I thought we should incorporate that into it as well.  I am so excited for their June wedding!


Week Two

Macro image of winter ice feathers


This is a macro (extreme close up) shot of ice on our screen door.  Nature is especially beautiful when you can get close enough to really see all the details.  I can always see God’s touch when I take photos of nature like this.


Week Three

Kiss me candy hearts Valentine


This week’s theme was shallow DOF (depth of field).  Which refers to when a very specific part of an image is in focus and the rest is out of focus. I love shallow depth of field.  This is when I feel like I can be the most creative and really tell a story with my images.

I will be posting my Project 52 images here every week and if you don’t see a new one, well then you will know that I am really living up to my theme.  That’s the silver lining part, right?

Here’s to 2013!

Sandra ChetwyndJanuary 21, 2013 - 5:56 am

Happy 2013! Adore that ring shot.. so cute!

LeighJanuary 21, 2013 - 3:50 pm

That ice looks like a foreign planet. So cool!

JackieJanuary 21, 2013 - 5:57 pm

Wonderful shots and can’t wait to see more as the weeks progress !

tamaraJanuary 21, 2013 - 6:38 pm

I love these! I find the first shot of your sister’s engagement shot with the Scrabble tiles so unique – love it!

LerinJanuary 21, 2013 - 7:31 pm

We are both doing the same P52! I love your macro shot. A macro lens is next on my must-have list. Amazing.

SandyJanuary 21, 2013 - 7:38 pm

Wonderful, what a great project. These are fantastic.

CarrieJanuary 21, 2013 - 9:42 pm

The engagement picture is so cute – I love how you incorporated the ring and Scrabble!

MeganJanuary 21, 2013 - 9:44 pm

Absolutely love that first one! Great photos 🙂

AmberJanuary 22, 2013 - 6:46 am

Love that engagement shot! So creative! ♥

MeganJanuary 22, 2013 - 11:50 am

Love these! Such creativity! Can’t wait to see your future weeks!

BobbiJoJanuary 22, 2013 - 2:50 pm

Love the engagement shot

JessJanuary 22, 2013 - 3:11 pm

These are great,very creative shots! Love the engagement one and the candy one, the frost one has inspired me 🙂

Tina BeckettJanuary 22, 2013 - 7:58 pm

Love seeing P52’s! These are great!

CarrieJanuary 22, 2013 - 9:05 pm

Good luck with your Project 52! I was miserable at mine last year. Love the engagement photo with Scrabble!

LisaJanuary 22, 2013 - 9:09 pm

Love love love your macro shot!! Looking forward to seeing more photos in the coming weeks!

Hope CopelandJanuary 22, 2013 - 11:08 pm

Love them. I love these projects!

Amanda NortonJanuary 23, 2013 - 1:18 am

What a great idea.. love the i do picture. I also scrolled down and ran across the amazing B&W ones below. The processing and all is perfect. Even the grain!

jane@cedargatephotography.caJanuary 23, 2013 - 1:43 am

love all of these, but especially the first one – very creative and different!

Reyna SheltonJanuary 23, 2013 - 3:27 am

Great work! I love the valentine hearts pic, great light and great use of dof!

MaryJanuary 23, 2013 - 3:31 am

Better late than never! Awesome images! Thanks for sharing 🙂

Kim KravitzJanuary 23, 2013 - 3:55 am

Looks like you’re off to a great start! Can’t wait to see more!

Rena ChristineJanuary 23, 2013 - 4:16 am

aw, such a cute idea for your sister’s engagement photo!! 🙂

TaraJanuary 23, 2013 - 4:46 am

Project 52s are so cool. Can’t wait to see more. These are great.

LanaJanuary 23, 2013 - 9:04 am

I looove the idea of the first image! How great. I also love the frost image. Haven’t seen frost on windows for 15 years (moved to Australia 🙂 and I always loved seeing the art of nature on my windows.

Anjuli FrancoisJanuary 23, 2013 - 6:20 pm

These are very creative!

Michelle BJanuary 24, 2013 - 9:11 pm

Great pics. Love the first one. Congratulations to your sister!

AshleySJanuary 25, 2013 - 6:18 am

LOVE, LOVE the scrabble letters!

KellieJanuary 25, 2013 - 8:26 pm

I love the engagement photo, so cute and clever!

CrystalJanuary 25, 2013 - 11:10 pm

These are great! I love love LOVE the ring picture! You are so talented!

BeckyJanuary 26, 2013 - 8:08 pm

Awesome images and DOF!

MelanieJanuary 27, 2013 - 3:03 am

I’m inspired by your creativity! Great job!

TrudieJanuary 27, 2013 - 12:10 pm

Great shots. Love the “I do”

MarissaJanuary 29, 2013 - 5:34 pm

Looks like you’re off to a great start for 2013! Good luck with your project. 🙂

amyFebruary 6, 2013 - 3:53 pm

oh i love the first shot– such a great idea!!

Abbe McCrackenMay 16, 2013 - 9:32 pm

I love your macro work!!

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