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Month: February 2015

Snow Pictures with the Canon 5D Mark III

It’s such a rare occasion that it snows here in Texas where I live, so when it does, we get outside as much as we can to take snow pictures!  I have had so much fun over the years on the 1-2 snow days we have from time to time.  Yes…can you believe it – if we get snow, it is usually just a little bit of snow for a couple of days max.  Then it quickly melts into slush with dirt!  Yuck!  But when it first falls, it is beautiful, and I am always able to get some...

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Zach’s Fun Run and My Blurry Pictures…

The Fun Run at my children’s school is a great way for them to raise money for various things the school needs.  And this is especially great for a kid like Zach!  He’s a busy boy, and always up for a challenge.  Especially when the challenge involves money.  For this particular fund-raiser, the kids call family members, friends, or neighbors and ask them to pledge a certain amount of money for each lap they complete during the fun run.  Zach was on top of this – – his goal was to get his grandparents, aunts, and uncles to all...

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More Ice Pics…

Another fun morning with my little snow bunnies! But sadly, almost all of the ice is melted now! Hoping for another round tonight so we can do some more sledding in the morning!! We needed Tay, Bean, and Trav over this morning to push Z&M down the hill!!! 🙂 Love, Paula...

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Using my Canon 5D Mark III to Take Pictures in the Snow in Texas

Using my Canon 5D Mark III to take pictures in the snow?  What?  Snow?  Are you kidding?  If you’re reading this blog post in Texas, you will understand why reading up on shooting pictures in the snow is a good idea for a Texas amateur photographer.  Snow and ice are both so rare here in this state, that when it happens, I freeze up and don’t know what to do with my camera! When I shoot pictures in the snow, my subjects are usually careening down a hill, I’m standing on a slippery patch of ice trying to balance...

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On My Nightstand

The Widow by Fiona Barton

There’s a lot Jean hasn’t said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing. She was too busy being the perfect wife, standing by her man while living with the accusing glares and the anonymous harassment. . . . . . [Read More]

On My Kindle

The Singles Game by Lauren Weisberger

When America’s sweetheart, Charlotte “Charlie” Silver, makes a pact with the devil—the infamously brutal tennis coach Todd Feltner—she finds herself catapulted into a world of celebrity stylists, private parties, charity matches aboard mega-yachts, and secret dates with Hollywood royalty.…[Read More]

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