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Monday's Must Have - Resolutions

Its that time of year again...time for resolutions. After many failed past New Year's Resolutions, I've started to thinking differently about them. No more resolutions that last 1 month. So here are a few of mine...

1. Resolve to shoot more black and white film. B&W film is when I fell in love with photography. I love the grain, the grittiness...honestly everything. I want to go back to my roots and shoot my film. And getting a Holga for Christmas, it only gives me even more reason to shoot film.

2. Take more photos of Grace...even if they are just snapshots. It may seem like I take a lot of photos of Grace, but sometimes I don't just take snapshots. Ones where she isn't in the "perfect" outfit at the "perfect" location and in the "perfect" light! The kind of photos that will make me smile and remind me of all of Grace's little moments. Like these, from just before Christmas...

3. Make a new dessert once a month. I've done this one before, a few years ago. I actually did it for two years in a row, successfully. Yup, 24 desserts! It was my first resolution that I actually kept. I learned how to make so many new desserts. I had great successes (blueberry pie, Tripe Berry Trifle, Lemon Meringue Pie to name a few) and a few failures (chocolate raspberry cheesecake). But I learned a new skill and started to truly enjoy baking. After doing a little holiday baking, I realized that I missed baking, so it made sense to do this again.

1 comments:

CW said...

love holgagraphy. can't wait to see your shots.