Hey everyone, I’m SO sorry I’ve been gone for so long. I forgot to mention that I was leaving for a while.

It’s been one intense past 2 weeks! Wow! When God moves, He moves, and the earth bows down before Him and quakes in His presence… and things like Facebook and Blogging get put aside. :P

Anyway, here’s one of the places that I’ve been in the past few weeks. I stayed with these sweet girls while their daddy went off to go win the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship! (Praise God!!!)

This is Lyssa:

267/365 - "Can I Pick it?"

Leaha the oldest:

Leaha

Miss Lindy:

Lindy

And of course, we can’t forget Sammy, The doggedly loyal:

SAMMY!

To end this post, here’s a sweet picture of the girls out on the trail with me:

"Wait for me!!!"

I have tons more pictures to post, I’ll add more soon!
Have a great day,
~Danica

Wow! Ok, so how is it that within a few weeks your whole life can turn upside down? I don’t think this is normal. ;)

Right now, my life is taking a major turn around! (In a very positive way)
At first, my entire Spiritual life took another major change. I thought I was in love with God before, but I was just barely on the edge of how deeply I’m in love with Him now, and I have a feeling that this is “on the edge” of just how deeply I’ll be in love with Him in another few years!
And now, within no time at all, my business has had a complete turn around and took a MAJOR change!

I have so much to do, and so little time!
For a while I felt like I was running around like a chicken with her head cut off (a funny picture to see me as, but I doubt anyone can see that one too clearly *laughs*), but I quickly realized that I need to work out a way to live my life in a way that I enjoy and still be busy with work.
Don’t get me wrong, I REALLY enjoy my work, it’s something I could and may do for the rest of my life!
But, I was getting so busy that every night when I got home from meetings and photoshoots I would drop into bed and didn’t have time for things that mattered to me. Like my family! I barely spent time with them for a couple weeks straight! And other things like keeping up with housework and other things. (I’m so grateful you couldn’t see my bedroom. It wasn’t HORRID, but for me it was very very bad. :P)

I’m working all that out right now, and will be doing other things like… BLOGGING MORE! :D YAY!
I have a feeling like this will be tons of fun, all my upcoming photoshoots, blogging more. I don’t know if anyone ever reads it, but I want to post anyway.

Within the next month and a half I have 3 weddings, 1 engagement shoot, 3 seniors, 2 babies and 2 families to photograph! And that is just to start, who knows how many more I’ll have by the time I get to the end of the month and a half.
So, I’ll be updating you guys with those as well.

I have so much more to update, but instead of re-typing it, I’ll leave a link to where I usually do my “updating” and you guys can read what I wrote there last night.
It’s on my Flickr 365 picture from yesterday.
I have a ton of other pictures and “ramblings” on there. :) Feel free to read through them!

I’ll see you guys very soon, I’m updating even more shortly.
But for now, lunch break is almost over. ;)

Have a great week everyone!
~Danica

We had some fun with this!
I have to say, these are a fun group of girls to do photoshoots with. ;) :P

127/365 - Two is Company, Six is a Crowd

127/365 - Monkeys in a Tree

This week has been insanely busy. I’m so sorry I’m behind!
I have so many things that I wanted to shoot this last week, but the weather and time has not been so kind to me. :-? (Kiddos have been sick, and work HAS to be done! I’m sure you all know how that is)

Next week is supposed to be much warmer, and I’m hoping to get some GREAT portraits! :D I also have a huge group-photo-shoot, where we shoot both some models and the other photographers. We have 2 huge warehouses with lofts, and a large old and empty furniture store to set up and shoot in. I don’t know where I’ll start first! But I have a feeling I may try shooting everywhere!
:P I’m very excited! I love all my dear local photographers who have graciously taken me under their “wing” and have encouraged me to better my photo-taking.
Yes, I’m very excited!!!!

Alright, now for a few good shots from this week:

87/365 - Heather
Miss Heather- An old friend of mine.
I really liked her eyes in this, up against the dark brick wall.

88/365 - Enraptures of a Child
The famous Squishy, out playing in the park. :)

92/365 - Green Tea Garden
Green Tea Garden. :)
I thought it was a fun change to the normal crocus shots.

Saved!
Another quick crocus shot, this one was WAY too bright, but I was able to save it in Lightroom. (Of which I am so thankful for!)

93/365 - Geocaching
Geocaching with some friends… and family. :)

95/365 - Daffodils in the Sun
Enjoying Daffodils in the sun.

97/365 - A Cold Rainy Day
And “A Cold Rainy Day”
This one turned out decent, despite the lack of color that I normally like to add to my pictures. :)
I can do decently dark as well.

Now, I’m off to go spend a bit of family time with my most beloved people on earth. (And then have work to do afterwards. *sighs*)

Hope you all have a LOVELY day!
~Danica

I know, I know… I’m a bit behind. :P I still have more portraits to add to this.
Here are some more of my favorites that I’ve taken in the last week and 1/2.

73/365 - Patiently Waiting
This is called “Patiently Waiting”, ‘Squishy’ was wanting to be outside in the gorgeous sunshine, but it was too muddy for her to be playing. But her older sisters were out on a walk, and she was waiting for her to come back. Too cute to NOT capture. :)

74/365 - "Ohhh Lolli, Lolli, Lolli"
What else do you do when you have a huge lollipop, than take pictures with it? It’s irresistible!!! It makes you feel like a kid again. :P

80/365 - Lost in Dreams
“Lost in Dreams”

82 Better eye edit
This is one of my favorites. It’s called “Silence in the Night”.
It’s a bit more dark than my usual style, but it was fun to work with her in the pitch black of the night.

These two are from a random self-shoot.

It's Almost Spring!!!

Picking the Dead to Make Room for the New

Yes, I WILL be adding more very soon!
Hope you all have a great weekend, I know I will. :)
Blessings!