For the past eighteen months a very outdated photograph has sat upon the mantel. We finally got our act together and ordered a new one. As photographers, the excuse was not for lack of photos, but more like that phrase, "the cobbler's children have no decent shoes." In the business of shooting, processing, and printing photos for clients, you tend to leave your own photos to the end -- meaning getting to them never. We had some other canvases going off to print for clients, so we figured we'd do a big order and order one for ourselves too!
We knew what we wanted for a picture, but it meant
So, in my excitement at something accomplished, I had to share my showoff moment. Take photos, my friends! They don't all have to be portrait quality (honestly, mine aren't always either) because they will bring a smile to your face and special (perhaps sometimes even painful) memories to your heart to see how quickly life changes.
That being said, I don't know about you, but the autumn orange has to go!! Would you my American friends be disappointed if I removed it before your Thanksgiving? I won't put up anything Christmas-y yet, okay?