Friday, January 27, 2012

REMOTELY SPEAKING...I've got the power (back)

I received my new camera this week in the mail and could not wait to take it out (on my deck) for a test drive.  I am tellin ya this thing is making me feel like I want to dance, kick, spin, and raise the roof.  (I did all of said actions only to have glanced at the kitchen window to see my husband laughing and shaking his head)  Who cares, he knows I'm nuts.   It is freedom in the form of a remote control.  I still love my other camera but I feel so rushed and tense trying to pose for a pre-set timer which gives me 5 consecutive photos.  I am finished my shoots in a few minutes as compared to I won't even reveal how many hours minutes that it took me before.  I even appear

Ahhh, the beauty of a flash that works properly.... somewhat hides my numerous flaws and imperfections(the beauty of aging gracefully)

The weather has been so beautiful lately, therefore, I was determined to wear this striped thrifted shirt.  I put it on and walked into my closet to hunt for something to wear with it.  The only thing I could find was this thrifted, knit, Calvin Klein skirt.  I was happy with the toned down color of the skirt paired with the bold stripes.  I only had a few minutes to spare as I was heading out to have lunch with my close friend and follower of this blog Jenni and some of her closest girlfriends. 

Thrifted shirt 3.99/thrifted skirt 3.99

Apologies for my overzealous shoot....I am really happy with this new camera and remote.  What is making you happy lately?


Collette Osuna said...

Yayyyy for new cameras and stripes!!! You look fab and of course, very happy!!!

Hope you have a great weekend playing with your new toy:)

A Lifestyle Blog where Fashion, Décor & Cooking “connect”

Hannah said...

glad you're happy with the new camera!

re: the KARL collection for Net-A-Porter, i would say that it is expensive for some of the things (800 for a leather jacket say) but then offers some very reasonably priced things like some of the shoes and dresses. I'm not sure if they're shipping internationally or if it's just uk?
i loved that video though, was so interesting to hear him talk about himself in such an honest way!


Beth Kondrick said...

Cute top and skirt! It looks comfy but also kind of chic! I wish I had a remote for my camera, I think I'm going to add to my "wish list".

Patti @ NotDeadYet Style said...

Love, love that striped top! And your booties too - so fabulous. And of course, I cannot control my envy of your gorgeous hair : > HAve a great Friday, my friend.

two birds said...

aren't new (and good) cameras fun? mine doesn't come with a remote, so i'm stuck with click and run! i love the aqua paired with the salmon colors! beautiful!!

Lisa Shayla said...

Your pics are so clear and crisp - now I need a cam! Hope you gals had fun! See you soon doll...

Tinfoil Tiaras said...

I LOVE this outfit- you look like a ray of sunshine and that cropped top is adorable! I need to get a tripod and remote so I don't have to rely on my man (plus then I could take more outdoor photos!)

silvergirl said...

great pics
and your hair looks especially fabulous, new camera shows off how shiny and great the color is

Emmett Katherine said...

new cameras are very exciting, especially ones that have remotes!! This is a nice outfit, very classic & chic and I have to say the colour of your hair is fabulous.

Jessie said...

Love this! So happy you got your camera! Great pictures... I have just been happy lately.. lots of good things with my blog and community have been happening so I am pleased!!

Check out 87Life on Facebook!

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

You are a happy chic! I can SEE it! Love your outfit dawn! :D

“The only real failure in life is the failure to try.”

“The only real failure in life is the failure to try.”