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Friday, January 30, 2009

Baby, It's Cold Outside


But that's where I've been spending a lot of time. I've taken it upon myself
(because really who else would do it?) To redo some of my photos for my Etsy site. I figured there was a way to better enhance the goods that taking the pics inside where it tends to be a little dark. (Don't blame me, this is the HB - the walls are the same color they were when he lived here alone - bachelor beige - and I couldn't get him to move on changing it.) But he has the made the backyard look gorgeous - even when it's covered with snow. My clever idea was to make the backyard my photo studio.
The snow makes a great background and the Adirondack chair (which his brother made for us by hand) is a nice focal piece - at least that's what I'm hoping.

For the past few days, I've taken one item outside and done the pictures. Honestly, one item a day is about all I can stand because the temperature here in Chicago has not hit freezing in a while. For the past few days it's been somewhere between 'hell has frozen over' and 'is that my finger on the ground?'

But it has piqued my interest in photography again - poor HB. And I like these pictures a whole lot better!

5 comments:

del said...

I love the outside shots! Thanks for braving the cold & the snow (which I couldn't do!).

knittingdodo said...

I"m just really jealous of your outside. It's supposed to be 82 degrees here today....

Karen said...

Brrrr, I'm cold just reading about it. The knits to look stunning against the snow though. That red especially pops.

Beverly said...

oh, that's wrong, knittingdodo, that's just wrong.

CiCi and CAJtalk said...

My photos always look better when I take them outside. And I thought 35 was cold.. brrrrr

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