Last month I attended Photo Native in Palm Springs, CA. My goals were to try new things and push myself outside of my comfort zone. So when I found out Richard photo lab was offering free film camera rentals, I jumped at the opportunity! Before this, my only experience with film were a point and shoot camera and those awesome disposable kodak cameras from my high school days. I rented a Nikon f5 and used most of my film taking pictures of Sullivan (who was only 7 weeks old!).
I've been working on catching my kids personalities in pictures. This is Evelyn at 5. She has explosive joyful energy that never seems to run out. She loves to move, whether it's dancing, running, exploring, or jumping. She's incredibly intelligent but in a way that constantly catches me off guard ("I know you have chocolate in your backpack, but if you share with me, I won't tell anyone."). She's sensitive and compassionate ( which she inherited from me) and I love that abou
Winter is always a hard time for our kids. They're indoors more than they like, they get antsy, and will make their own "fun" if they get too bored (like dumping out all the spices to "make a recipe"). On a particularly cold and snowy day, Nick and I did what any desperate parents would do. We put up a backdrop in the playroom, grabbed the leftover new years eve confetti, and spent an hour throwing it at each other (no one else does this? just us then?). Vera was not a big fa