2.04.2011

Seems I am stuck...

Apparently my hat creations come in bursts...I haven't been able to get them out of my mind the past few days. And I am seriously going to have to start selling or giving them away because I don't think Sophie needs one more hat. But then again she does look so cute in them so maybe I am over compensating since she refuses to wear shoes..haha...



We had yet another beautiful day here today and to be honest I am beginning to feel a bit guilty about it considering all the snow that's going on in other states. I don't want to lose it but I wouldn't mind sharing a few rays 



I also wanted to say thanks for all the nice comments about my photography. It is really becoming a passion for me. And I think with my recent progress/addiction I have convinced hubby to allow a camera upgrade sometime soon. With the promise that I would start venturing out of our little bubble at home and make some money off of this whole photography thing. I definitely have a long way to go but you gotta start somewhere.





I also wanted to add for those who are curious, I use a basic Nikon D40x with a 50mm 1.8,pretty much my constant lens. The other two I have are kit lenses, not bad but once you use a 50mm it's hard to go back to them haha...

As far as software I use photoshop elements, I really don't do anything crazy fancy, it's mostly colors/contrast etc. I am still pretty clueless when it comes to the fancy stuff elements has to offer. But I have been learning much from blogs like Texas Chicks tons of info there about it and then some.

And of course I can't forget about Picnik, when all else fails I pop over there and play with my photos. I'd say it's the perfect place to get awesome processing with little effort. If you haven't checked it out yet, I highly recommend :)

Oh and I definitely plan on selling this pattern so when I get the sizing thing down I will be on the look out for a few testers so keep an eye out for that request... And with that, I think I am done here :)

Hope you all have a lovely weekend!!!








11 comments:

Jazmyn Alexandria said...

I hear some amazing things about 50mm lenses! Her hat is really cute by the way!! :)

The Sweetest Life

Casey said...

that hat is adorable! I'm making it as soon as you have the pattern out, my girl would love it. She loves to wear hats

Tammi said...

what an adorable hat!!

I have been admiring alot of photos lately...really must upgrade our camera

Kate said...

Another gorgeous hat. Unti you named her I was certain she was her brother. Gosh they are alike.
ANd yay about the new camera. You certainly could earn it back. Your pics are stunning.

Scented Sweetpeas said...

Fab hat, she looks sooo cute in it! I use picnik too, great fun isn't it.

Erin said...

Amanda-- As always, you know i would be MORE THEN HAPPY to be your tester with patterns! -- or at least try!
Beautiful hat, beautiful pictures and BEAUTIFUL girl!

Aisyah Helga said...

That hat looks so cute! I love your photography skills even though you say you're learning. I wish to be somewhat of a photographer myself but haven't got the right camera, yet. I'll just envy you for now! Thanks for sharing the link to Texas Chicks. Have a great day!

becclebee said...

love these pics too! the back and white is just fantastic!

Anesha said...

Love your creations and your photos are wonderful!!

Tania said...

I am stand up applauding, I am. You absolutely should 'start somewhere'. You absolutely could make cashola from this other craft of yours.

michelle said...

i think there is no question that you could earn some $'s with those stunning pics