Thursday, August 30, 2012

The Girls with Granny and Pa

This afternoon we had a photo shoot with the girls and their Granny and Pa. I don’t think we got the perfect image of all four of them together that my mom had in mind, but getting a five-and-a-half-year-old and a two-and-a-half-year-old to cooperate for any length of time is close to impossible. In any case, I think some of the pictures turned out really well, even if they weren't quite what we had in mind:

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Family Portraits

This afternoon we made some family portraits! Getting a five-and-a-half-year-old and a two-and-a-half-year-old to cooperate is challenging, but we managed to get a few good pictures.

(Jessica took this picture herself. You can see the wireless remote in her hand if you look closely enough.) 

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Uncle Norbert's Clock

On our mantle sits a late nineteenth or early twentieth century Ingraham clock that belonged to Anna's late Uncle Norbert. This is a photographic study of it I made last night after everyone else had gone to bed:

Monday, August 13, 2012

Monday Morning Pictures

Here are some really recent pictures of the girls:

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Learning with Elyse

Earlier today Elyse and I were reading Curious George's ABCs.

"'N is a Napkin, Nice and Neat,'" I read to her. Then I asked, "Do you know what comes after N?"

She said, "Yeah."

"Okay, what comes after N?"


Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Anna's Cups

This is a study I did last night of two cups Anna made in a college pottery class, many years ago:

Monday, August 6, 2012

The Girls

The light in our sunroom can be really wonderful, and is perfect to capture with a 50mm f/1.8 lens. Here's Jessica sometime Saturday afternoon:

Here's Elyse in Mommy and Daddy's bedroom, trying on Mommy's glasses:

(She still loves wearing her swimsuits, like the Cinderella one above, though she isn't as insistent on it lately.)