Baby Shower-ness (a preview)

‘Tis the season for my friends to follow suit and have babies. In the last month, I’ve had baby showers scheduled for two of the five Saturdays this month. While I had to miss one of them, I was able to attend and take some photos of the other. My dear friend, Kate, was given a…

Photo Session

Just a few days ago I was the excited recipient of the final results from a photo session that Jason and I had with our friend, Emily. Emily’s photography (which you can see more of on her blog) has always appealed to me with its predominantly dreamy, romantic feel.  The colors tend towards the water-color…

How to enjoy a morning off

Get together with a friend and look like nerds together as you practice panning techniques with your cameras and tripods.  Get a few successful pictures among a whole lot of blurry ones. Decide that you are getting better, perhaps, rather than luckier. Meander through Oakwood and the secluded neighborhood parks, taking photos as you go.…

Something Borrowed

Well…perhaps more than borrowed: received. This necklace, which I became the possessor of due to the clothes-swapping culture among the women in my house church, is quickly growing from a style experiment to a favorite accessory. That is the beauty of the clothing swap: sometimes,  by trying on clothing or accessories that have been culled…

Not Quite Goodbye

While I don’t like saying goodbye, I am happy for the opportunities that are taking my friend and (now former) coworker Melanie away from Dayton. She has been such a blessing to the groups of friends that she has gathered around her during her short stay here. I am sure that with her caring heart…