Foggy morning

Hi! So a month into the new year, I finally picked up my camera. I know, I said I was going to get back on track with my photography and blog, but frankly I’m sick of winter and just can’t seem to get myself out there to shoot any photos!

But today I’m home with a nasty chest cold, and when I woke up I saw it was still foggy outside and it was really pretty. So despite generally feeling like crap, I bundled up and went for a short drive. Probably wasn’t the best thing to do, but I couldn’t resist. I love foggy mornings. 🙂

 

 

Buffalo in the mist 🙂

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My kiddos :)

I wanted to post some photos of my 2 dogs. I got a few good shots of them, which is really hard to do! And since I found some new Photoshop actions this week, I wanted to try them out. Love them!

 

Tinker - I can never get her to sit long enough to take a photo!

 

Maya - added a texture to a photo for the first time in Photoshop too!

 

Pretty girrrrrrl

 

Action called "Seventies" by http://www.thepioneerwoman.com

ZOO!

Spent a day at the Fort Wayne zoo with my sister this week….here are some of my favorite shots: 

Sleepy lion. On the other side of thick glass.

 

My favorite - the orangutans

 

 

HUGE giraffe!

 

 

DINGO!

 

 

This bird posed for me

 

 

Does this fish have buck teeth?

 

 

Jellyfish. I think?

 

 

This red panda was ADORABLE

 

 

Inside the Indonesian Rainforest (aka BIODOME!)

 

 

This little guy was cute. Just relaxing on a branch.

 

 

Another one of the orangutans. They're entertaining

 

 

One of the MANY peacocks walking around

 

Random thoughts

“The ground beneath is nothing more than one point of view”

That lyric comes to mind when I look at this picture. (Can you name the song?)

Spring is here, and that means flip-flops. 🙂

And there’s something in the spring air that makes my dogs goofy.

Dont know why she insisted on laying like this for 10 minutes...

Its not quite warm enough yet for her summer haircut.

I hope I’m not boring you with more pictures of my dogs. It needs to get nicer outside so I can get out and take photos of something other than them…

Happy Spring!

Got outside yesterday to enjoy the beautiful weather and noticed the plants that are coming up. I like watching flowers come up in the spring, and since I never remember whats buried there or what color they were, it’s a surprise when they bloom. I got some shots of the lillies and other plants around my house.

f/7.1 speed 1/200 ISO 100 55mm

f/7.1 speed 1/200 ISO 100 55mm

f/5.6 speed 1/60 ISO 400 55mm

 We started a little bit of spring cleaning, and that meant for the dogs too. 🙂 They got new collars and Tinker got her summer haircut. She was showing off her new digs.

f/6.3 speed 1/320 ISO100 18mm

f/5.6 speed 1/125 ISO 320 55mm

f/5.6 speed 1/125 ISO 140 55mm

Hope your week ahead is pain-free and goes quickly so we can enjoy another beautiful spring weekend 🙂