Pure Joy

She exudes happiness wherever she goes.

She reminds me to live a little and enjoy the small things.

Girl jumps with pure joy from a park bench. Not so SAHM

Pure joy – ProjectEdit365 – 20 Dec

Seeing this photo reminds me that I either need to get my long lens repaired or buy a new one (an upgrade). This would be better if the background were more out of focus. See what I did to take the background out of focus, and see what the original looked like over at Project Edit 365. Thanks!

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Joy and Wonder

Judging on the photos surrounding this one in the sequence, in this photo she is watching her sister dance or do something else imaginative (she loves her big sister).

Girl looks on with joy and wonder. NotSoSAHM

Joy and Wonder – ProjectEdit365 – 26 Nov

The original was a little busy with the background. Going black and white almost always helps with that. I straightened and cropped the photo to make her the focus. I decreased the clarity and increased the exposure just a touch. I used a couple of adjustment brushes on her face and hair and used a graduated filter to lower the exposure of the area in front of her. I ended with a small vignette. Here’s the original:

26nov

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