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Monday, August 30, 2010

2010 - The schoolyear we all learn something new

Today is the first day of homeschool - no time to post much, as we're too busy getting back in the swing of things again. With an 8th grader, a 3rd grader and one in kindergarten, I'm pretty sure we'll all be learning something new and exciting. I'm going to be in Photography school while the kids are homeschooling. I've found some terrific online resources and will be reading and studying through them as I have time between lessons.

Last night, I took my eldest and her friend to a local business park and we took some photos with my new Nikon. I've been wanting to do this since I got it, but the timing or the weather just hasn't been cooperative.

When we got there, a "profeshunal" photographer was there doing a shoot with some high school kids. I tried really hard not to be embarrassed about my lack of flash attachments or zoom lenses. But I did watch him for a few minutes before we decided to explored the back alleys so we wouldn't interfere with his shoot. We managed to find some really neat doors and painted steps - the girls were very cooperative and let me take a gazillion photos. We had a great time and I think we came away with some really cute shots and then the girls noticed the group leaving, so we scooted over to the park before we lost all our light.

Here's a few shots from last night:

Make it a great day! I'll be back soon with an update on how our first day of school went!

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Emily said...

Beautiful! Karen, wasn't it just last week you were telling us how hopeless you were?

Clearly, the tide has turned. :)

Amber@ClassicHousewife said...

I adore the pictures!! Here's to a happy school year! ;)