Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Wow, so many people have...

entered into my giveaway and started following my blog. This is really exciting for me! You know what that means? I think I will do a giveaway on a regular basis. Since I'm relatively new to the blogging world, I had no idea that so many people do giveaways of all sorts of things.

Lately I've been getting into photography. Before Christmas I didn't own a camera that I really liked, so I never took photos of anything. After my parents gave me one for Christmas, I started taking it everywhere. I'm thinking about turning my girlytwoshoes etsy shop into a photography one and selling pieces like these:

I took this photo in front of my friend's boss's house. She lives in an area that overlooks the beach in Santa Barbara.

I took this one a few weeks ago when I was leaving the animal shelter. I think these are magnolias, but I'm not positive.

This bush is actually right outside of my front door.

I went to the farmers' market and split the bunch into 2 jars. One was a salsa jar and one was a spaghetti jar. I got the vintage lace from an estate sale. I made the amour tags for my best friend's bridal shower. There were some leftover decorations that I kept.

This is also from my front yard.
I heart art ♥

6 comments:

  1. The pretty tree that you thought was a magnolia, is a tulip tree. I don't know the latin name or anything, I just call them tulip trees. I love them! Sandra at www.cumberlandquiltchick.com

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  2. Oh, and the redish flower is a camellia. I have some posted. They are very old plants great photography! I'm terrible at photos! Mostly because I haven't taken the time to read the book that came with my camera.... wrong add., sorry! www.cumberlandislandquiltchick.com

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  3. me again... In case you aren't familiar with her, you should check out The Pioneer Woman. She has a LOT of photography contests that you should enter. She's always having them.... and gives tips, not that you need any!
    Okay, that's it, for now. :)
    Oh, www.thepioneerwoman.com

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  4. Awesome photos! You have a natural talent...any tips? What editing software do you use. I heart these :)

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  5. You do have a good eye for photography. It might be easy to snap a picture with these quick and easy digital cameras but it takes true talent to capture a really good shot and you have that talent.
    Love the effect that you give that large, old gnarled tree. Almost looks like a vintage photo.

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  6. I love your photos! My faves: the tree in your friends boss's yard. I also love the flowers in the salsa jar with the armour tag! Special meaning for me:-)

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