Monday, February 15, 2010

I'm in Love!

....with my new toy...  The 100mm 2.8L macro IS USM lens!

Took my new found Love on a date for Valentine's Day to the LA Arboretum.  Been living in Cali for 19 years and I've never been to the arboretum - crazy!  A few of my photog friends bought their dates (their cameras & toys) along and we made a day of it.   It was almost 80 degrees, the sun was shining (or beating down on us - depending on how you look at it) the birds were singing (literally) - and we had a ball.

What have I learned from this relationship so far - that I'm not very good at editing myself...  Yes - it would seem as if I've posted every shot from yesterday (even though I didn't)!   I have a feeling the two of us are going to make beautiful "music" together...

This post is dedicated to my Mom - who absolutely loves flowers!


























9 comments:

  1. Hey Karen,

    Your photos are beautiful. I think flowers are so full of life and can truly understand why your mom would love them.

    LOL, Linda

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  2. Cool stuff....beautiful!!
    Lyn

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  3. BEAUTIFUL!!!! You have become such an amazing photog... Love you to pieces..!!!! C

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  4. Hi Karen,
    Oh my god.. absolutely GORGEOUS... your pictures were fab before and with your new love.. even more amazing! Like you.. I have yet to vist the Arboretum and this has inspired me.. fabulous!

    Hugs,
    Smrithi

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  5. Hey KK;
    Oh my GOSH. They are simply beautiful. I must have every shot. You and your new love I hope you have many peaceful fun loving years together, was it hard breaking up with the others? Tell Matt I said hey'
    Love ya Mommy

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  6. Hey Karen, I love your work. I know you probably don't know, but I love taking pictures and have always liked to.

    Love
    Aunt Gretchen

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  7. Great shots Karen!! You have me seriously thinking! And shout out to your mom!! haha

    Matt

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  8. Awesomeness!!! What kind of crazy new lense is this - I think I can see the eyes of the bumble bee on that flower. Your blog makes my senses happy.

    Love you,

    Lorlor

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