The Weekly Smile April 8, 2019

Spring is here! I’m so happy to be outside!!! Except that it’s been raining on my weekends-no bueno for much photography. At least not what I’m looking for. But I got some good stuff, and overall it could be worse.

My first “set” of photos. “Stages” is 3 black and white dandelion macro’s in three different phases. I am so proud of these. They are only 8×10’s, but I didn’t want to mess up first go around. The frames are solid wood and were dark brown. I sanded them and used a dark ebony stain to dry brush. I spent a lot of time trying to get this shot. But I finally found one without the crazy glare.

Might as well stick with a kinda sorta theme. The rain was not needed, however the clouds were amazing! I could have gotten a really really good one, but stopping in the middle of the highway tends to be frowned upon. 🤷🏼‍♀️

And these cuties made me smile as they hung around while I sanded the frames. I’m sure they were more annoyed, but no birdie told me otherwise.

Ok one more. I had to sew up a nap mat for one of my daycare kids. My girl was quite curious and here we sat as I began teaching her how to thread a needle and sew some basic stitches. Happy mama.

The Weekly Smile April 8, 2019

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5 Responses to The Weekly Smile April 8, 2019

  1. trentpmcd says:

    The framed photos came out well. It’s been wet and cold the last couple of days here, but they do have that saying about April showers – very much a new England thing….

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  2. Pingback: Weekly Smile Recap 4/8 – 4/14/2019 | Trent's World (the Blog)

  3. Colline says:

    Beautiful black and white photos.

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