Thursday, May 5, 2016

May 5, 2016 - Baby-bump Photo-Shoot

Brianna and Casey asked me to take the final baby-bump photos for them as baby Axel is due any day now.  Blake and I met them at Kathryn Albertsons Park, and we had a delightful time.

The weather was perfect, other than a few sprinkles every now and then, and the park was gorgeous! While we waited for Casey and Brianna to arrive, Blake ran through the forest, chasing animals with his camera.  It was hilarious!

At one point, I took Blake's camera and changed the shooting mode to manual.  He took off chasing after a rabbit, and crawled into the bushes to capture photos.  He came running out to show me his epic photos...and nothing!  The frames were black!
"OMG, mom, what happened to my pictures?"  I told him to check his settings, and he was furious!  "Newbie move son.  The first thing you do when you pick up a camera is check your settings!  Lesson learned!"

Don't worry, I was able to save his photos in post-processing, but it is an important lesson to learn if you are serious about photography.  ALWAYS check your setting!
When Brianna and Casey finally arrived, we had a good photo-shoot.  I had to work fast, as I did not want Brianna on her feet too long.  She really needs to rest up for the baby, but really wanted this last session in before Axel arrives.  And we got it done!

You can see all the photos in my Flikr Album by clicking *HERE*

Here are some of my favorite photos...

This is the engraved necklace I got Brianna for Christmas.  It has Axel's name, tiny feet and a May birthstone.  I thought she was so sweet to want to have it in the shoot.  <3

 Blake captured a couple of amazing photos too.  And he got the settings right!  Good job, son. :)
 He is an awesome photographer in the making!
Now we wait for that precious grandson of mine to make his appearance.  He has a HUGE family waiting to hug him and squeeze him and love him forever.  :)
Until next time...enjoy life, and be kind to one another.


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