more photos, photography, and what not

I’ve not had much to say lately, I’m not sure what the problem is. I sit down to write something and my mind goes blank, then I get distracted and never get around to it. Hopefully that will be over soon.

In the meantime, I had another photo shoot the other day. This time it was engagement photos for my sister-in-law and her fiance. The sun was very harsh but I think we made the best of it. You do what you can when you’ve only got specific days you can do things on, ya know.

Here’s some of my favorites:

Liz & Matt Liz & Matt

Liz & Matt Liz & Matt

Liz & Matt

What’cha think?

And speaking of these two, she’s asked me to shoot their wedding which will be next Spring. I’m excited. It’s going to be an indoor wedding, though, so it’s time I go ahead and invest in a better flash than the pop-up. After talking to several other Nikon owners, I am going to go with the SB-600. There’s also the SB-800, but I think the general consensus is it’s not really much better than the 600, especially when comparing the prices of the two. So now I just need to suck it up and buy it and a diffuser.

I also recently ordered the piano music to Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol. Inspired by this, my sister-in-law would like to use that song as the processional in the wedding. It’s very beautiful. The music arrived the other day and I’ve played it a few times but I stink, I’m so very out of practice. But that’s okay, because I won’t be playing piano in the wedding. I think they’re going to ask his brother-in-law to play but I don’t know anything about the guy. I guess if no one can play the music, we’ll buy the MP3 on that page. Who knows? She wants live music though, but I think the MP3 sounds better than the music, you almost need someone who knows how to fill it all in and make it sound better, fuller.

So, anyway. :)