I'm taking a photography class at the local community college and our assignment for this week was to take photos emphasizing shallow and great depth of field. This is my attempt to take a photo with shallow depth of field of the baby girl. I think it turned out pretty well, but I still need one more example of shallow and two more of great. =)
I started trying to play around with the awesome camera my mom gave us for Natalie's baby shower. It's pretty incredible for taking portraits and there are definitely some of these that will end up as framed photos on our wall. I also managed to snag some shots of baby girl wearing some of the items I sell in my etsy shop so customers can get an idea of how they look. Baby models are the best!
I think we might finally be starting to find a rhythm to life around here. Natalie has started sleeping for four-five hour stretches at night (in her own bassinet, gasp!) - we wake up around 7:30 or 8 and she goes back down for a nap around 9. I'm able to get stuff done around the house, get dressed, etc. and she's back up around 10:30 ish and stays up for about three hours or so. Rinse and repeat until around 9:30 when she heads to sleep for the night. Today's agenda is jam packed with errands and appointments galore that need to get done before thanksgiving. =) Today is also officially four weeks since my baby girl was born, I can't believe how fast time in going by. It's been amazing to watch her develop over the last month, she's getting so much stronger and alert/aware of her surroundings. She was officially 9 pounds, 1 ounce at her last pediatrician appointment - about a pound and a half larger than when she was born. I completely spaced on posting photos of this earlier, but she got her very first bath in water (not a sponge bath) about ten days ago. She seemed to like it, or at least not hate it haha!