• Friday, September 22, 2006

    { Live and Learn }

    ~Blog Bliss~

    Well I battled blogger today and made a few (slight) changes to my blog template. Changed the font to my all time fave (I use it in my layouts more than any other). I put a bit of colour in my side panel. Both of those were easy enough. Then I wanted to indent my text a little in the side bar, after quite a while I figured that out too, it all moved across a bit, except the profile text, so I think I spent a good 90 minutes on that! LOL Well, I guess it's a sense of accomplishment, I hate things like that beating me, so I'm glad I persisted!


    ~Photo Shoot~

    Well I must say I was very chuffed with how the pics of Shez's family turned out on Wednesday so I thought I'd have a go with my girls, using the white backdrop.

    They didn't turn out as good as Shez's, a bit soft for some reason, even though I used the same lens. I only took about 25 shots and most were in raw because I couldn't get the WB looking right. Raw is amazing, but I hate the post processing part. That being said, I was glad that I took them in raw and might have to overcome my post processing reluctance!

    I just used natural light today, mainly because I couldn't be bothered setting up the lights, plus the light was perfect, very overcast, and I used the rumpus room, which has three large windows on the East, North and West side, so I couldn't be luckier!

    Now off the technical side, look at my girls, I love that they are so opposite, not just in looks. Although they are actually quite similar their colouring makes it hard for some people to see.

    I am sooo loving being at home with them at the moment, I miss it more than I realised. They are both complete angels too, both helping around the house and just being, well, great.

    Yesterday morning Quinn was having a shower with me and Bronte came in to say that she had made Quinn's bed and folded all her clothes that were on the floor!!!!! Will wonders never cease??? Anyway, during my less lucid moments, I dream that things will last like this forever, but I know it won't, but I am lapping it up as much as I can LOL.

    Just had a thought, it might be my relaxed and happy state that is helping with that.... food for thought.....

    Have a GREAT night all......

    Oh and Mr Supreme Being, I hope you are feeling OK and not in too much pain. And to my other friend.... more hugs.....

    9 Comments:

    Blogger shezann said...

    oh Lee, you must be so happy with them, LOVE the bottom one, your girls are sooo precious and loving to each other, don't ask yourself if it will always stay the same, because it very well could, it's just in their nature that sort of kindness they show to each other:)
    You are truly blessed and it's nice to see a Mum happy about staying home in the school hols with their children, nothing worse is some Mums that say they can't wait for school to resume.
    I can't wait for you to make something with those beautiful new photos. You must be so proud of your family x

    September 22, 2006 8:38 pm  
    Blogger myslewis said...

    Wow Lee what a photographer you are - what's this about a wannabee????????

    Anyway you are tagged - check out my blog for details.

    September 22, 2006 11:10 pm  
    Anonymous fazzbech said...

    I have to say, your girls do look quite different, but both are absolutely GORGEOUS! And how amazing are these photos? I know it's always a pain setting up for a photo shoot, but isn't it just so worth it?!

    So nice to hear how much you are adoring your girls and life in general - here's to loads more of it in years to come :)

    September 23, 2006 12:19 am  
    Anonymous Lis said...

    You take THE most beautiful photos, just gorgeous! So when are we booking my session????

    Am loving all these hugs BTW ;-)

    September 23, 2006 9:46 am  
    Blogger Angela said...

    OH WOW Lee!! This are just stunning! the girls look so gorgeous.. look at there eyes so different, but both beatiful. Anyway.. love the photos, they look super clear to me :). PS I'm having major blogger issues at the moment.. grrrr.. not letting me upload!

    September 23, 2006 11:04 am  
    Anonymous miyon said...

    Wow! I agree with one of the commenters -- what's with the 'wanna be' part??? I think you're already there!!

    Your girls are so pretty and so photogenic. What's the trick... mine are always making grumpy faces!

    September 23, 2006 11:49 am  
    Blogger Karen said...

    Wow Lee these are gorgeous, I know I've said it before but I love the relationship Quinn ans Bronte share, you are so very lucky with them both :)
    I had never noticed the difference in their eye colour s before, they are both stunning, I really love that last photo, can't wait to see the layout you do with this :)

    September 23, 2006 4:02 pm  
    Blogger Majeak Ann said...

    Lee, your pictures are amazing, so beautiful...your desings as well, i'ts a delight lookig at your work. :)
    saludos!!
    -Marjorie Ann

    September 24, 2006 9:45 am  
    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    wow I love your new blog header... is blissful pixels the name of your new photography business? Because with these photos you should definitely be pro!

    September 24, 2006 1:50 pm  

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