Thursday, March 29, 2012

the bluebonnets {photography}

It's that time of year when you see Texans out with their cameras on the side of the road with kids dressed in Sunday best as parents try to capture smiles amidst all the beautiful blue. It's only for a short season that our state flower is in bloom, so I, too, join the masses, trying to capture that perfect shot. This year was different in that it was an enjoyable experience for all of us. Initially my girlie had a freak out moment before we left, and I almost had to ditch it, but we came through, got out there, and had a blast. You'll probably notice that there are way more photos with Emma G than Joshua. I learned that my boy is quite like me. He loves being behind the camera way more than being in front of it. I'm learning to accept that and be happy with only a couple of good shots of him. I have to admit that his photographer eye is amazing me. My edits were all over the place with these, but these are some of my favs from our 2012 bluebonnet photo taking experience...

hazy profile

smelling bluebonnets

timeless bluebonnets

smelling flowers

serious dude

in a sea of bluebonnets

holding hands

scrunched nose

10 comments :

tinajo said...

Wow, such surroundings! Beautiful pics! :-)

Courtney said...

I love the one of then walking, holding hands. Beautiful!

Bren said...

Girl these are perfection, love them all and how you finished them out. You make it look so effortless.

Altax said...

Lovely pictures and awesome photography.

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Them Pates said...

Great shots and edits! I think I might get you to do a photoshoot of Wade and I sometime, just for fun!!

MaryAnne said...

Beautiful! I love the hand-holding photo :)

Joanne Chung said...

these are BEAUTIFUL. Like everyone else, love that picture of Joshua and EG holding hands. SO gorgeous!

Jennifer @ Studio JRU said...

Jen... these are amazing shots! The lighting is amazing. That is so neat that Joshua likes taking photos too!

Leslie McNeil of MarveLes Art Studios said...

What a lovely time! A field of dreams with your little ones. So incredibly sweet, and will be sweeter as time goes by...

Elisa | blissfulE said...

Beautiful photos... the bluebonnets are a terrific excuse for some fun outdoor photography!

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