Thursday, June 16, 2011

Water

It has been overcast and gloomy the last week and a half, so I was starting to worry that I would not have a chance to take any fun shots for water.  Finally, Wednesday I decided I should take some photos of the raindrops on the flowers since it might be the only water I would see.
But then, Thursday, between my son's 5th grade graduation and his celebration dinner, my husband, daughter, and I had an hour to kill AND it was gorgeous out.  So we went to a park with the lake and I was able to capture a few really cute water pictures.


Enough really cute water pictures that I had a hard time narrowing it down, but I did pick a favorite.  Then my dilemma became do I like it in color or black and white better...so I am entering the color one in the Crazy Days of Summer Water challenge:



And the Black and White in Ordinary Miracles and the Crazy Eight's monthly photo contest Picture Perfect.  This month's theme is black and white, and I had a hard time finding one.  I just do so love color.
But this photo seems to work very well in black and white.  Love my pretty girl and sparkly water!

Picture {Perfect}

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37 comments:

Mama Monkey said...

Your children are gorgeous!! ALL of the photo's are wonderful :) How do you sharpen the kids? High pass filter, painting some off the face?

Annie said...

Ok, cannot find a favorite one. All of them are amazing! What lens did you use for the one you made black and white? I just adore how she pops out of the background and it twinkles behind her!

Brigita T Alvarado Photography said...

ooo how adorable is she

Buckeroomama said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous shots! You got some super lovely bokeh... and your girl is simply ADORABLE!

Halie said...

Absolutely marvelous photos! You do have to forgive me though for saying that the B&W photo is the most gorgeous of the set. [I'm quite partial to B&W photos =)]

Kim said...

Fantastic water shots! I love the second one. You did a great job!

Courtney said...

First one is very pretty! Your little girl is PRECIOUS! Great shots of her!

project alicia said...

I hear ya on the weather, but you really managed some beautiful photos. Both the droplets and the ones of your daughter at the lake are gorgeous. Love the softness in the background. Even love it in the b&w. Congrats on some great shots. Thanks so much for linking up to our Crazy Days of Summer!

~ Noelle said...

love them all!
I see why you had such a tough time trying to narrow it down to one!!!
the droplet is beautiful in an artsy way... the one of your daughter is just beautiful all around!

Ashley Sisk said...

I love these photos of your daughter - especially the first and last.

Sylvia said...

Hello,
Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a nice comment.
Lovely photos of your daughter, what a sweet girl !
Wish you a wonderful weekend,
Sylvia

Sarah said...

Great water pictures. Your daughter is just precious!

Little Mochi said...

Oh I love the b/w photo! Your little one is so sweet ;)

A Pretty Life in the Suburbs said...

These photos are amazing! So sharp and beautiful! My fave is the second one!
Jo-Anna

Jane said...

Beautiful photos! The leaf shot is perfect and that first photo of your daughter is just delightful.

accidentalsouthernmama said...

I LOVE that dress! Too cute! Something about kids around water that turn on the cuteness. Great photos!

Kristen said...

These are gorgeous!

Leckeres für Mensch und Katze said...

How cute this little lady is! Sweet! :) LG Tina

Sarah said...

Awwww! I love these!!! Adorable photos.

Allison Hoffman said...

she is sooo cute - and I love her dress!

Barb said...

Gorgeous! such a sweetie and your photos are so sharp! love all the bokeh!

Leovi said...

An excellent texture suggestive. Delicious colors. in the first. After a series of beautiful and tender portraits, great.

{Stephanie}The Drama Mama said...

She really is gorgeous and that little red dress was the perfect color for these shots. I too prefer color.

Pieces of Sunshine said...

Lovely photos, love your favourite best too!

Nancy said...

Sparkly bokeh water!!!! It doesn't get much better! Except that she's so darling and in crisp focus! This is lovely, Norah!
Nancy
ps-Color is my favorite too. Except when black and white is my favorite.

Kimberly said...

These are all great! Glad you got some nice weather!

Tiffany said...

So pretty, love the B&W too!

Tiffany

Scott said...

Nice series of photos. Very cute.

Alana Jo said...

Beautiful!

Henrietta said...

I love your lovely little cute girl:)

DaenelT said...

Beautiful! Your little one is absolutely adorable.

Lynne said...

Gorgeous photos of your little girl. She's a natural model! The photos work beautifully in black and white, too!

Christine said...

What a cutie patootie!

Those tiny little water drops on the leaves are amazing!

Sarah said...

So beautiful. Love that second one.

Satakieli said...

Love these, especially that last one... gorgeous!

Susan said...

Oh my goodness your daughter is adorable! I love her dress and the pretty sparkling water. I think my favorite is the first shot, what a sweetheart.

Tiffany said...

Wow! You're getting quite handy with that camera of yours. :D And your subject, delightful!