What I've been busy doing ..

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What I've been busy doing ..

so I haven't been scrapping. (and I need to get Kebrina's cards finished and in the mail to her!)

I went to my cousin's wedding last Saturday and shadowed the photographer. I took over 700 pictures and have been editing every day since Monday. But I'm finally done.

Here's a link to my thread on the photo board for it - http://www.pregnancy.org/bulletinboards/showthread.php?t=553746

On top of, I have a maternity shoot (my first ever) in 90 minutes. It's a woman I met on freecycle. I'm excited and nervous at the same time. DH isn't thrilled because I'll be gone for a while, and I've been neglecting him for the wedding picture edits.

Remember the consignment sale? It's looming, and I have to get over 300 items tagged before my surgery on the 22nd. I'm getting my thyroid out - I won't be able to drive for a week or pick up Jack for 10 days. Trying not to think too much about it, it makes me nervous.

Anyhow, that's the latest from me. I need to get a few things wrapped up before DH gets back with MIL so I can take off in time for the shoot. I have to get to this park before the gates close at 5:30. They're on automatic timer. But security knows we'll be there after the gates are shut, so we're good to go. Aiming for sunset pictures tonight.

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Gwen, those pictures are awesome!!!! I don't know what the gals on the photo board will have to say (I've only lurked there a few times because I get a bit overwhelmed! LOL), but I know that where I live there are very few wedding photographers and you did just as good a job as most of the ones I've seen. I would have LOVED to have you take my wedding pics! Biggrin

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What a great job!!!

LindieLu's picture
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I saw some of the pictures you posted on your flickr account.. and then I got to see more on the photography board link. BEAUTIFUL!!!!! I wish you lived closer so you could teach me how to use my camera. Wink I took Cadence down to the oceanfront this evening to take her 3 year pics... i wish you were with me!!! You seriously need to come down! Smile

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Wow Gwen! You are a busy girl! Your pics are excellent!

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Wow! What a lot of time and effort, but they turned out BEAUTIFUL!!! Your pictures are gorgeous!

Good luck getting all your tagging done for the consignment sale!

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Missing you Gwen, but I was so excited to be able to look at the pics this morning! Again- you are progressing so well! Hope your maternity shoot goes well! :bigarmhug: Praying for you too!

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Those look awesome, Gwen! I hope your maternity shoot went well!

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Wonderful pics! And yes, you have been a BUSY girl!!! Hope the mat photo shoot went well!

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I don't have time to look at the pics right now but I will later!

My mom had her thyroid taken out last year and her recovering was really great. She could turn her head before she was even released from the hospital and the dr put no restrictions on her because of how well she was doing. I hope the same thing happens for you!

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thanks girls. I'm going through the maternity pictures now and I have a LOT of lessons learned. I know I'm behind on this board, I'll have to do replies to new threads tomorrow.

here's the only one I've edited so far - and I'm so mad that I didn't think about the trees behind her. I couldn't go totally black on her silouette because of the trees (she'd blend in with them)

emily sunburst

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you can totally see the outline of her belly though Smile nice photo!

scrapangel's picture
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Okay those wedding pictures are just amazing. You did such a great job. They are better than the pictures my friend got from her professional photographer at her wedding. I am not joking you. You have a talent for it.

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yep your photos are way better than our "professional" wedding photos we had done. lol.

I really like that maternity photo. Smile

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Holy man have you learned a lot in so little time. Those pics are great!

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I'm trying to see if this dial-up will let me view your photos right now. It sounds like you have been busy and are busy. I remember the "tagging" from last year. Hope you get through all of it.

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"scrapangel" wrote:

Okay those wedding pictures are just amazing. You did such a great job. They are better than the pictures my friend got from her professional photographer at her wedding. I am not joking you. You have a talent for it.

thanks! Smile

and for those wondering about the maternity session, I just finished posting some over on the photo board http://www.pregnancy.org/bulletinboards/showthread.php?t=554609

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wow u are one busy & amazing super mommy. will check out those pics when i get a chance. awesome u got the opportunity to shadow the photographer. hope u get everything u need done 4 the consignment sale. im volunteering at ours next month so i can get into the presale. hope all is going well w u.... sending lots of energetic vibes ur wat so u can get it all done