Friday, October 30, 2009

Halloween 2009

Hannah scooping out her pumpkinHarrison scooping out his pumpkinJack-o'-lanterns
Hannah's is on the left -- Harrison's is on the right.

Hannah drew her face on the pumpkin and I didn't follow the drawing. The eyes and nose are in the right places, but increased in size slightly. You might be able to see her Sharpie mark for the mouth between the carved mouth and nose. I have been admonished by Hannah for stretching it out a bit and adding teeth. The teeth have since been removed.

Harrison did not draw on his pumpkin as his drawings still lean towards the abstract which is difficult to carve into a pumpkin. He said he wanted his pumpkin to be "grumpy." We have all agreed that my render of "grumpy" leans a bit too far into "angry" territory. Nonetheless, I have not been admonished by the Boy, so I'm calling it a victory! :-)

Halloween Costumes
"May we help you?"

Halloween Fireman
Fireman Harrison

Halloween Nurse
Nurse Hannah

Three Service Professionals
We had a 'Trunk or Treat' event at our church last Sunday night and Hannah and Harrison's cousin, Katherine, came too. She was a veterinarian, so we had three service-oriented little people in our family this year!

Monday, October 26, 2009

SPC - 'Hats' - #4


This is the Jack O'Lantern I carved for Harrison. He said he wanted it to be "grumpy." I wasn't sure how to pull off "grumpy" so this is what I did. He says it's "angry" and he's probably right. Oh well.

More Jack O'Lantern and Halloween photos later this week (hopefully!)

Friday, October 23, 2009

Photo Friday - 'Autumn 2009'

Since they only accept one, this top one was my pick for Photo Friday this week:

Since it's my blog and I can do whatever I want to, here are a few more photos from Autumn 2009:

Still reaching

Big Autumn Tree

Golden Forest

Shadyside Park

Friday, October 16, 2009

Photo Friday - ' in the details'

A mysterious theme over at Photo Friday: ' in the details'

Not sure what they were going for, but it looks like they're getting a lot of macro shots.

Here's mine:

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

SPC - 'Hats' - #1

The challenge theme for October over at Self Portrait Challenge is: 'Hats."

So, you may ask yourself, why am I not wearing a hat in this photo?

Don't They Make My Brown Eyes Blue?

Well, the theme is a little broader than just hats. Wigs/Masks are allowed in honor of the Halloween holiday coming up. I'm counting this as a "mask" of sorts.

This is going to be a tough challenge for me as I think I only own one hat. We'll see how it goes.

Friday, October 02, 2009

Photo Friday - 'Fast Food'

Popeyes Chicken and Biscuits

How does this relate to 'Fast Food?' Well, that's a fair question.

This is a building detail from a fast food restaurant (Popeyes Chicken) here in Anderson. I was attracted to the color and pattern.