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Give Me Your Best Shot & You Capture-Color

I’ve been having a lot of fun with my camera lately!

I’ve even committed myself to a 365 project, where you take a picture a day for a year.

You can see my Flickr sets here.

We had some rain earlier this week, so Sunshine and I took the umbrella out for a shoot when the rain stopped.

This was my favorite shot.

Rainy day
Camera: Nikon D40
Lens: Nikkor 55-200mm VR
Exposure: 1/60
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: 200

I love…

The colors in the umbrella.

Her favorite skinny jeans.

Her favorite pair of Converse.

The wet street.

The rips in her jeans.

Give me your best shot at Better in Bulk
I’m participating in,
Give Me Your Best Shot over at Better in Bulk

and

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“You Capture” hosted by I Should be Folding Laundry

This weeks theme is “Color”

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A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

Comments

  1. 1

    Love this! Love this! I need a more beautiful umbrella and some ripped jeans and I'll be trying this!

  2. 2

    Love this! Love this! I need a more beautiful umbrella and some ripped jeans and I'll be trying this!

  3. 3
    Beth at I Should Be Folding Laundry says:

    There are so many things about this shot that make it unique and really beautiful! Nice work!

  4. 4
    Beth at I Should Be Folding Laundry says:

    There are so many things about this shot that make it unique and really beautiful! Nice work!

  5. 5
    The Household 6 Diva says:

    Vibrant! just Vibrant! :)

    There is also almost an emotion with it — like she is giggling behind that umbrella!

  6. 6
    The Household 6 Diva says:

    Vibrant! just Vibrant! :)

    There is also almost an emotion with it — like she is giggling behind that umbrella!

  7. 7

    That is such a FUN shot! I totally want to take my teen out in her skinny jeans to do that, too!

  8. 8

    That is such a FUN shot! I totally want to take my teen out in her skinny jeans to do that, too!

  9. 9
    Quilt Works says:

    This is very cute! I love the composition!

    Quiltworks

  10. 10
    Quilt Works says:

    This is very cute! I love the composition!

    Quiltworks

  11. 11

    Oh Cheryl!
    BLOW THAT PICTURE UP…NOW…to like a HUGE size and frame for her room!
    My sister took some shots of Lily on the beach and blew them up HUGE for Lily's room!
    This is a must!
    And listen to you talking that fance CAMERA talk!
    You go girl!
    XXOOXX

  12. 12

    Oh Cheryl!
    BLOW THAT PICTURE UP…NOW…to like a HUGE size and frame for her room!
    My sister took some shots of Lily on the beach and blew them up HUGE for Lily's room!
    This is a must!
    And listen to you talking that fance CAMERA talk!
    You go girl!
    XXOOXX

  13. 13
    Diane {createdbydiane.blogspot.com} says:

    GREAT SHOT!

  14. 14
    Diane {createdbydiane.blogspot.com} says:

    GREAT SHOT!

  15. 15

    Thats a happy happy picture.

  16. 16

    Thats a happy happy picture.

  17. 17
    Amanda @ Serenity Now says:

    Beautiful shot…you need to save your best ones (like this one) and start a photo wall in place of one of the "Country" spots in your Living room. You are a good photographer…what I wouldn't do for a camera like yours!! :)

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    Amanda @ Serenity Now says:

    Beautiful shot…you need to save your best ones (like this one) and start a photo wall in place of one of the "Country" spots in your Living room. You are a good photographer…what I wouldn't do for a camera like yours!! :)

  19. 19
    bridget {bake at 350} says:

    I LOVE this shot, Cheryl! It looks like it's from a magazine! When I get a "real" camera someday I will be bugging you for tips all the time!!! ;)

  20. 20
    bridget {bake at 350} says:

    I LOVE this shot, Cheryl! It looks like it's from a magazine! When I get a "real" camera someday I will be bugging you for tips all the time!!! ;)

  21. 21

    So fun! Love that you added the aperture and information. What a fun project! I love the rips in her jeans and the way she is standing. Just shouts youth and fun! Great job.

  22. 22

    So fun! Love that you added the aperture and information. What a fun project! I love the rips in her jeans and the way she is standing. Just shouts youth and fun! Great job.

  23. 23
    Gabrielle @ i.craft says:

    I really love that shot too!! Thanks for giving the camera info, that always helps me. :)

  24. 24
    Gabrielle @ i.craft says:

    I really love that shot too!! Thanks for giving the camera info, that always helps me. :)

  25. 25

    Awesome Shot.

  26. 26

    Awesome Shot.

  27. 27

    Beautiful shot! What a fabulous capture.

  28. 28

    Beautiful shot! What a fabulous capture.

  29. 29

    Brilliant shot – Love it!

  30. 30

    Brilliant shot – Love it!

  31. 31

    You are so good with the camera! Love it!

  32. 32

    You are so good with the camera! Love it!

  33. 33

    great shot, Cheryl! I am looking forward to some umbrella shots myself this spring.

  34. 34

    great shot, Cheryl! I am looking forward to some umbrella shots myself this spring.

  35. 35

    This is a super-fun shot! Love it.

  36. 36

    This is a super-fun shot! Love it.

  37. 37

    I love this shot!

  38. 38

    I love this shot!

  39. 39

    Amazing! Everything about it is great. I hope you don't mind if I use this as inspiration next time I get a rainy day.

  40. 40

    Amazing! Everything about it is great. I hope you don't mind if I use this as inspiration next time I get a rainy day.

  41. 41
    He & Me + 3 says:

    I absolutely adore this shot. Frame it! Love it.

  42. 42
    He & Me + 3 says:

    I absolutely adore this shot. Frame it! Love it.

  43. 43

    great fun shot! i absolutely love it!

  44. 44

    great fun shot! i absolutely love it!

  45. 45

    That shot is AWESOME! Totally frame worthy!

  46. 46

    That shot is AWESOME! Totally frame worthy!

  47. 47
    WackyMummy says:

    Great shot–it made me smile. =)

  48. 48
    WackyMummy says:

    Great shot–it made me smile. =)

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