Monday, December 31, 2012
As the day comes to an end, I bid 2012 adieu! It was a great year. So many grand things happened and many more are to come!
Travels...weddings...new family members...new photo series...new printing techniques...so many great things. :)
Quite honestly, it's hard for me to create this obligatory post on my personal sentiments about 2012 because well frankly...I knitted Connor a sweater and I feel that I must show/talk about that above all else! (No need for whispered remarks on my cat-lady status...I think that I'm finally there.)
You can see from the first photo how his reaction was after being shoved into a knitted sweater and he's still currently sulking. I don't expect him to wear it all the time but I'm sure when it's really cold, he'll be grateful enough.
I do hope that everyone has an even better new year than 2012, with many, many, MANY more exciting things to come.
Cat sweater vest pattern can be found here, via KnottyGnome Crafts
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Thursday, December 13, 2012
A new image for the Jacket series. This was taken last week, Wednesday. It was cold, wet and rainy and I went to Alcatraz Island. Fortunately enough, the weather calmed down for the time I was there! It was fun and there were surprisingly more tourists that I thought would be there on a cold, wet Wednesday morning. I ended up having a few close encounters with park rangers and curious onlookers asking questions.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Thom and I had the unbelievable opportunity to have our photos taken by our amazing roommate, Kristina, this past warm weekend.
Being a photographer, I am CONSTANTLY aware of the light. I wanted to have a shoot somewhere that expressed warmth and love. Thom wanted somewhere less hectic but I still wanted some place that gave hints of a city, not too far away. So, with that in mind we went out to Land's End/Sutro Baths area on the West end of the city. After a few weeks of cold and rainy weather, we were super fortunate to get blue skies and nice light.
I should also mention that my roommate is super woman. Because I can't believe how great the images are. Seriously. Thom and I have been together for four years and I can't find or think of one serious photo of us together that gives such a great representation of us. She also was able to give me these edits today so that I can send a few out to friends and family!
And even though we ventured out for a more secluded setting, we ended up have quite an audience. There were curious onlookers and copy-cat posers. I guess I'm a bit more used to it than Thom, since I take self-portraits a lot. But I think what I enjoy the most about these photos is that we give in to our personal discomforts and just went with it. Laughed. Had fun. :)
Thank you ever so much again Kristina. (Please check out my wonderful roommates work here!)