Photo of the Day: Child’s Pose

For the last few weeks as I’ve been doing yoga more regularly, I’ve noticed the narrow focus your eyes have when you’re in child’s pose and look down toward your feet. Because you’re looking at something so close, very little is in focus. Depth of field in photography works much the same way, so I attempted to capture it with my camera. How did I do? Does what I’m saying even make sense? Am I weird for comparing yoga to photography?

Self-portrait of child’s pose during yoga

Project 52 Week 42: Self-Portrait, 3 years & counting

Last week was so busy, from a Fountain City Brass Band concert, to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, to my wedding anniversary. I haven’t had time to sort through many photos yet, so I’m posting a photo from our quick anniversary self-portrait photo session. We try to take photos every year on our anniversary, so we’ll be able to go back and see how we’ve changed from year-to-year. I don’t think we’ve changed too much yet. 🙂 These will serve as our Christmas photos, too.

By the way, don’t forget that Wednesday is the last day to book your holiday portraits!

My husband and I celebrating our 3rd wedding anniversary outside Weston, MO.

Day 286: Self-Portrait, Gala-Bound

Next month my husband and I will have the privilege of attending our first gala, thanks to a generous birthday gift. We’ll be attending the PANCAN Night of Hope at Union Station. I bought this dress for the occasion about a week ago, and I’ve been meaning to take a photo of it to send to my mom. I figured I might as well turn it into my photo of the day. Now I just need shoes and jewelry … suggestions welcome!

A self-portrait in my new gala dress.

Day 273: Grunauer Self-Portrait

Yesterday my parents dropped off a large plant at my office (another blog post on that later) and took me out to eat at Grunauer, a German restaurant in Kansas City. The space was so cool – old hardwood floors, antique furniture, and huge distressed-looking mirrors. (Not sure if I got the terminology right on that one.) I shot a few photos of the space, but I think this self-portrait is the most unique.

A self-portrait at Grunauer restaurant in Kansas City.

Day 206: Let’s ‘Park’

Our apartment complex had our parking lot re-paved yesterday, so I convinced Jerod to play around with some night portraits in the empty parking lot. There was a lot of giggling and a lot of eye-rolling (I’m sure you can guess who was doing what), but I think I ended up with some good photos. I couldn’t decide which type of portrait I liked better, so I’m including two.

Jerod dipping me in the empty parking lot.
Jerod and me spinning in the empty parking lot.