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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Photography Challenge: New




This week's theme is "NEW"  and there are so many things that I could post photos of... all the new stuff for the new baby is one of the things I've thought about posting, but I don't really have any good photos of that. I have this song in my head now (oh baby it's a new day...) and I'd love to take a photo for it... but I was up all night with contractions and not feeling terribly creative at the moment. So here is my shot for today's challenge: my oldest and her "new" skill - swimming. At the beginning of summer I outlawed face masks because I wanted my oldest especially to learn to swim with her face in the water... after weeks of complaining she finally gave it a try and is doing brilliantly.

At the poolAt the pool


FYI:
I will be posting a top five for last week's challenge tonight and will try to get a top five post for this week's challenge up by Sunday/Monday next week.
Please grab a new button!!
Obviously, the photo must be your own, taken by you :)
Anyone can participate in this challenge, regardless of photography equipment or skill.
Your photo does not have to be taken for this challenge - but a new photo is always fun!
You can link up your blog or Flickr page - be sure to link up your post and not just your image or your blog's homepage.
Please link up only once per person.
Please link back to my blog!
Do take a minute to comment on each other's photos - it makes it so much more fun for everyone!
Link-up is open until next Tuesday.
Check out the list of upcoming challenges in my sidebar.
Don't forget there is still time to enter my giveaway!

7 comments:

Katie said...

She looks like she's having a blast! And a great splash capture in the first shot!

So sorry to hear your nights are less than pleasant...I'm convinced God does that to us so sleepless nights are not a complete shocker once the baby's here! :)

Oh - and love the new button!! It's absolutely delicious!

Mellisa Rock said...

So glad that you were able to get a shot of this. My youngest (3) went under the water for the first time - even going so far as to try and swim between Hubby and I. I so wish I could have a picture of that first moment when I pulled her out of he water. The smile was priceless.

Nicolasa said...

How fun for her! I'm so glad she tried it out, she must feel much more free in the pool!

Jessaca said...

Great photos!! Learning how to swim is a big deal =D Good for her.
Lovin the new button!!
I remember with my 3 pregnancies toward the end of them I would have sleepless nights. I know how you feel. I will be praying for you!!

Tara said...

Aw, she looks like she is having so much fun! No sleep is no good...hope you get some tonight!

Ashley said...

Great captures of a fun moment!

Misty said...

I have started a new feature on my blog for those who host linkups on their blogs. Would love to feature you. You can see the details here. http://throughaphotographerseyes.blogspot.com/2011/06/feature-your-contest.html