Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Day 7

Lazy Lazy Lazy day today! I went and dropped the kids off at day-care today and visited the local bookshop to grab the next instalment of Merry Gentry series books by Laurell K Hamilton - she has me hooked! anyhoo so the most I did anywhere at my house was sit in the one comfy chair with the air cooler feeling really girly in my new dress that I have worn for the first time and immersed myself in to a world of faerie's, goblins, magic and of course romance. I only emerged because my tummy was letting me know that food WAS important!!

So I hooked up the camera to the tripod, linked up my new special button (aka remote trigger thingy) and took a couple of self portraits...

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of course I couldn't have everything my way my light was icky, the flash either was too bright or non-existent... but hey got the photos!

THEN.... my darling husband says "oh the sun through the trees looks great!"

ok... of course I grab the camera and yep now I COULDN'T turn the flash off, (I am SO going to have to play a lot more) to get the type of sunflare photos I wanted. :(

Ok it all came good when I took a few steps to the back fence and saw these cool silhouettes..

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f/9, ISO100, 1/250 s SonyA200 DSLR

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f9, ISO100, 1/80 s SONY DLSR A200

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f13 ISO100, 1/250 s

and THEN i turn around to this..

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I loved the colours in this - it is pretty my SOOC just a little level adjustment of mid.

f6.3, ISO 100, 1/60s

and

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f6.3, ISO 100, 1/50 s

enjoy J

13 comments made my day.:

Reds January 8, 2009 at 12:13 AM  

Nice seeing you! Love self-portraits! and love your dress!! Glad you went outside to take shots of the sky - gorgeous!

Mandy January 8, 2009 at 12:21 AM  

Awesome self portraits! The glow in the sky is beautiful too. I love the warmth.

CindyTykie January 8, 2009 at 12:39 AM  

What a cute dress! Love the sky pictures

pakosta January 8, 2009 at 12:46 AM  

good for you doing self portraits!
tara

Denita January 8, 2009 at 12:59 AM  

Wonderful sky shots!!!

melissahattaway January 8, 2009 at 1:16 AM  

Great Job! I love the self portraits! The sunset is nice too!

Cari January 8, 2009 at 1:17 AM  

The ones of you are great! Love them. I also love the sunset ones. That last one is so cool!
Cair

janett January 8, 2009 at 2:14 AM  

Nice job on the self portraits!

Steph January 8, 2009 at 3:04 AM  

Cute dress. Those pictures outside are so pretty.

kikimama January 8, 2009 at 3:10 AM  

Gorgeous dress, sounds like a great way to get a self-portrait.

Raechel January 8, 2009 at 5:37 AM  

Beautiful pics! Love the sky colors:)

~*Steffie*~ January 8, 2009 at 7:02 AM  

spectacular sky shots!

Gypsy Girl January 8, 2009 at 12:24 PM  

Fun selfportraits. What a beautiful sky.

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