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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

my little boy

Is it really Wednesday already?! Please somebody come along and tell me that I'm wrong and it's only... let's say Monday, maybe? I only got one thing crossed off of my to-do list so far and I have the most ginormous pile of things screaming for my attention.

I recently took a bunch of photos of Eli & Josiah... so you'll probably be seeing a lot of them this week! But you won't mind, will you? ;)


I laid Eli down on this rug for a moment to help Josiah and when I looked down at him on this rug I just knew I had to take a photo of him on it. I didn't get the exact shot I was looking for but this one is pretty close. Isn't my little guy so adorable?!


I think I'll take a photo of him on this rug every month. I wanted to do a project like that but couldn't settle on what to do photograph him with/on.


Eli is starting to become much more alert and has given us all some really great smiles. I am really loving that. It felt kind of weird having him always look back at me with such a blank newborn expression. Now that he's able to interact more it's getting even better... just wait until you see tomorrow's photos though - those are some terrific smiles.


In this shot I was playing with DOF - I couldn't seem to get the rug out of focus without looking strait up Eli's nostrils. The focus should have been sharper on his eye - instead of his nose/mouth area, but the tones are really nice and this is the best of my shallow DOF set. Not exactly what I had in mind - but still really cute.


Josiah thought Eli was getting way too much attention so he joined the photoshoot! I really like this one. Josiah is growing up so fast. It blows my mind. 


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14 comments:

Scott said...

Nice job. I like your black and white conversions. I think they really help keep the focus on your little guy.

Ashley Sisk said...

So cute - this rug is definitely a great backdrop for his monthly photos.

Tammy said...

Oh, my they are both so adorable. I love the shots on the rug and I think it's a great idea to do one every month to see his growth! I think my favorite is the first.. he looks so small on that big rug!

Kelly-Marie said...

This is definately so cute and great plan with the road mat background ;)

Sarah said...

Oh my goodness. What a cute idea. I love that rug and the one of them together. Too cute!!

Lisa said...

Great idea to use that mat as a backdrop! They are so cute!

Tara said...

WHAT A CUTIE! Looking forward to the monthly pics!

Jodi said...

Dont mind at all.. He is adorable! :)

Lucy said...

Love the title of your blog, it caught my eye from the wordless wednesday link up. Cute boys with great names, too!

Shoni said...

I love these shots. Lance recently started smiling at me and I love it. I totally know what you mean about that newborn stare.

Trish ~ ♥ ~ said...

how precious, the rug is a perfect boy backdrop. I just love when infants first start to smile and then giggle. It is simply one of the best times as their little personalities start to shine through.

You may not have been able to blur the rug as your subject was to close to it.

Naomi said...

These pics are fantastic!! You've got a couple handsome young guys there!

Danelle said...

They are both adorable. And I love the car rug backdrop. Perfect for little boys!

alicia said...

Such sweet pics. He is a doll. And love the one of them together. I wish I'd done a monthly shoot when mine were tiny. Such a fab idea. Thanks so much for linking up for WW! Sorry I'm running behind. Hope you're having a wonderful weekend with the fam.