So I have this new camera. A new camera for which I sacrificed my left leg.

Literally.

Cody told me months ago that he wanted (WANTED!) me to get an SLR if and when he was hired on for a summer position. Something about he “thought I’d be good at it and that it would give me a new sense of fulfillment and satisfaction blah blah blah.”

I think it was more along the lines of “HERE WIFE, SOMETHING SHINY WITH LOTS OF BUTTONS TO TAKE YOUR MIND OFF THE FACT THAT I’M ALWAYS GONE.”

Whatever, I have a camera and I love it.

Self Portrait Chicago '08

(For all you inquiring minds, it is a Canon 40D. And yes my b0obs are 34D.)

But here’s the thing. My mom is a photographer and my best friend is a photographer. And I don’t mean photographer in the sense of having a really shiny expensive camera with lots of buttons that they take a lot of pictures with. (Like me, HI!) I mean photographer, photographer. Pay lots of money, published in books photographer.

Me? I had a weekend in Chicago with my mom. This is the extent of my photographic training.

So I do not claim to be a photographer. So if you want to roll your eyes at my attempts go ahead. I think I’m finally over what everyone else thinks of me.

I like my camera. I love the click the shutter makes. I love that I have a hobby that doesn’t involve doing dishes.

So without further adieu, some pictures.

The Bean at Night
Cafe Baci Breakfast
Ties at Macy*s
Make out on Michigan (not me.)
Say no to crack.
Dirty Look from Pain.
Miss H
He fell in the water.
Pain, Girl and the moosh.

Comments

  1. Wow, I suddenly want to eat, be kissed and have plumbers butt…
    Kidding.
    Yeah, my husband is an attorney who works for What? I’m not sure, because it totally isn’t money. He got me one anyways, a Canon Rebel digital SLR, and ya know what! It totally made me forget he works as a lawyer with loads and loads of student loans for almost free.
    For a while.

  2. LOVE the kissing picture. The butt crack one is pretty awesome, too.

    (I miss Chicago!)

    Frema’s last blog post..Brain Fest Friday: Killing two birds with one (tragic) stone

  3. These rock! The first is my favorite… Way to go!

  4. Great pictures, babe! You definitely have the eye.

    I’m a D40x. Nikon, that is. I’ll forgive you for being a Canon girl.

    Haunt Shutter Sisters religiously and do all of their challenges and assignments. It really helps you learn!

    Lawyer Mama’s last blog post..Our Newest Family Member

  5. The internet too often leaves me feeling like I’m never going to be the best at anything – so why bother? I get that way with photography, too. I just have a nice Kodak, nothing special. I don’t do anything extraordinary. Why would my pictures be so great? Answer: Because they are mine. A picture you take captures your vision and the beauty that YOU see in the world. I don’t even post my “artsy” pictures online. I just save them in a photo album for me to look at when I want. They make me happy and really – isn’t that all that matters? :)

    Butrfly Garden’s last blog post..I’m sittin on mah bed…Postin’ on mah blawg.

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