Tuesday, June 14, 2011

taylor

I'm feeling a little sad this morning because my boys left to go on a trip with their grandparents and their cousin, Taylor.
 
Taylor flew in from Michigan to spend the weekend with us before they left on their big trip. We all loved having him here.
Since I finally figured out how to add textures to my photos, I tried it with this one of Taylor.

 
Over the weekend we went to see Sawyer play basketball.

And the cousins went swimming.

And now they are gone for two weeks. I'm sure they are going to have a wonderful time and make some good memories.

40 comments:

  1. I know I've said it before, but I just love the way you capture your special moments...your pictures always tell a story :) I love that about your *style.*

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  2. He has that slightly Beiber look going on. Fantastic hair. :)
    I just read that Kim suggests a person for next week and I couldn't imagine how texture would work. You've inspired me. This is like a canvas portrait -nice work!
    All of your family candid shots are wonderful.
    Carletta's Captures

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  3. as always great photos. love your entry filled with so much fun.

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  4. I love that you always have so many great pictures of family. And I bet your boys are going to have a great time! :)

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  5. gosh, love your photography! so sunny & crisp!

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  6. what great captures, they all look like best buds and i am sure they will have a great week but sure miss momma!

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  7. Great captures. I'm sure you will find things to do while they are away and they will soon be home with lots of stories to tell you.

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  8. great captures but I have to ask...what are you going to do with yourself now?

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  9. Really great shots here!! You captured them all beautifully!

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  10. I love the texture you added to Taylor...and the pool shots are so much fun!

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  11. How fun- I love that they all seem to tight in their bond. I think my favs are the inner tube one & the last one!

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  12. Sounds like a fun weekend and I am sure they will have a blast together on their trip - oh male bonding!

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  13. OK, you've got to teach me how to do texture!

    Gosh...I'm so blessed to have you as my neighbor.

    I know you'll miss the boys. I'm here for you Deb.

    Great shots as always.

    Hey, where was that pool?

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  14. Wonderful photojournaling! I just love that last photo!

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  15. My little guy is off on an adventure this week too! Will I miss him just as badly when he gets to be your guys ages? (I fear you will answer yes!!!)

    Great captures- you can see the memories being made and I ADORE that little man shot of Sawyer next to another bball player!!!!!

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  16. Your photos make me smile :) And I adore the texture! -Tammy

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  17. LOve these photos and the story they tell.. beautifully done! Hope the trip with grandparents is fun!

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  18. Stopping by way of TT ~ what sweet photos and wonderful application of textures. Have a wonderful day :-)

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  19. These are wonderful summertime photos, Deb. Brings back memories of my own... :)

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  20. Deb,
    When i saw Taylor's picture, the word "Dude" flashes in my mind. LOL
    Very nice capture.

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  21. I like the last shot, they all match. Thanks for voting.

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  22. I love the shots of them all playing in the pool - great job with the texture! you already have next weeks prompt done!

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  23. I love how you used texture on the portrait! It really moves it up from a great picture to the realm of Art.

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  24. i love the first two shots--really nice portraits!@

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  25. Deb, how do you get all these grown up boys to take such nice pictures for you! Honestly, you always get such great pictures. And I love how obvious it is that the young and old cousins love each other. You capture it so well.

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  26. What a great set! I am pretty shy about adding textures yet but I say you did a fabulous job! I love that last shot of them all casual and smiling. Totally a keeper.

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  27. Lovely photos, like the texturing as well!

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  28. You did a very well on using texture on a portrait--I've had some real disasters from similar attempts. Looks like a very lovely weekend with lots of fun and love. Great memories captured!

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  29. wow, how impressive! not sure which pic is my fav. too many to good ones to pick from!

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  30. fantastic job with the textures! It turned out really well. Plus, it seems like summer has officially started over at your house! Hang in there, mom...I'm sure the 2 weeks will fly by quickly!

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  31. Your photos are wonderful! I really do like the texture, as well. I also really like the photo of your niece in the previous post.
    I know the boys will have a wonderful time but I sure bet they are missing their momma. There is no one like mom!

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  32. Love the texture on Taylor. After seeing this, that look may be what i want for my super zoom photos for the den wall. I really like it. KDW

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  33. You do have such handsome boys:)

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  34. That'll be a nice trip and they'll have great memories! I went on a vacation with my grandparents when I was 16 and cherish those memories. Love your pool shots! Makes me want to jump right in

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  35. how cute :) looks like there having a wonderful time. Great captures by the way, they really do show the emotions well :)

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  36. Two weeks is a long time, but I'm sure they'll have a great time. I like your textures. I think you did a great job!

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  37. It's wonderful to see your family moments.
    Thanks for visiting,
    Barb

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  38. Lovely photos of the cousins and your texture picture is perfect. I love it!

    ~Andrea~

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  39. What sweet pictures of the kids enjoying summer. I love unposed shots like this. Very nice.
    Sherry

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  40. I like the texture shot. You did great.
    Looks like the cousins had a blast all together. You guys seem to have such a strong family bond. It is great to see. :)

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