Open Thread Thursday!

The way it works is you just post any question you have in a comment and other readers can comment with an answer to your question or post one of their own..it can be about parenting, photography, or just whatever …

Momtographer’s Contest from Sigma

http://www.sigmaphoto.com/momtographers

Thought some of you might like to enter. The grand prize is $2500 cash, and three other prizes of $500 towards Sigma gear could come in REALLY handy to get the 30 mm 1.4 (first lens I ever fell …

Let’s Discuss: Body After Baby, Mommy Tummy & More

This topic has been on my mind since.. well, a long time.

I’ve always been one of those people that tries to live in happy denial: stretchmarks? I won’t get them. Smaller saggy breasts? Won’t happen to me! And yet, …

Books from Across the Pond

Whenever my aunt Diane visits from Scotland she brings Jasper adorable books that I never hear about on this side of the Atlantic.

Last time it was  Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack:

Which Jasper adores.  It’s the cute story …

Open Thread Friday!

The way it works is you just post any question you have in a comment and other readers can comment with an answer to your question or post one of their own..it can be about parenting, photography, or just whatever …

Wall Display Templates Giveaway on Paperie Boutique

I’m so excited that Robyn from Paperie Boutique is hosting a giveaway for my Wall Display Templates!  (There’s also a nice little coupon at the end of the post, so if you’ve been on the fence about the templates …

Photoshop Tutorial : Removing Color Casts in Two Seconds Flat!

I just finished editing a family session where the little girl was wearing a NEON green shirt in some of the images. Neon green shirt = neon green color casts on her face!

Here is the before:

Before removing color

My Child the Musical Prodigy!

Ok, so maybe harmonica isn’t technically as difficult as say, a stringed instrument, but I was impressed by his melodic sensibility :)

The “Carmelo”

For those of you that don’t speak Jasper, that’ means carnival, which we took him to for the first time Saturday night!

While most of the rides weren’t appropriate for the under two set, there was  of course a carousel:…

Wanted – the Notorious Jasper Jack

in bed or alive..

I finally found some time to design the invites – I can’t wait to get them back from the printer!

I haven’t made too much progress on the rest of the planning, though I did find …