Friday, October 06, 2006

A mini session with Gracie....

First's the link so you can download my action for all you guys that have asked about it. =)

Brenda's B/W Action

I had a little mini session with Gracie Bug and I just let her be her own goofy self...I didn't give her any direction and I honestly like what I got better than when I do give her some pointers. It's just so her.....loopiness and all! LOL!! It's nice to have photos like this so I can look back and remember her at this age. I know if I show her these when she's 14, she'll want me to burn them. LOL!! overload of photos! =)

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The classic "Monstor Face!" =)

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America's Next Top Model.....NOT! LOL!!

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My favorite! =)

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And the classic "Are we done yet?" pose! LOL!!
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And I'm not sure what she doing here...maybe her take on a reindeer or a moose? I have no clue! =)

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Thanks for taking a peek everyone! Have a wonderful weekend! =)


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9:27 AM  
Blogger Tiffany said...

Your kids are pretty...I wish I will have that one day! Such a beautiful Props(laughs). your work is awesome. I can't wait to go home and download the conversion. Have a fun relazing weekend.

9:31 AM  
Blogger Tina Parker said...

I LOVE seeing this side of her Brenda!! She is soooo full of spunkiness (is that a real word LOL?). These are all awesome as always ;) Off to ready your BL tips!!!

9:45 AM  
Blogger amy m said...

These are fabulous. I love them both in color and bw. The background certainly helps to pop your subject. I need to try this.

You are lucky to have such a fun subject. She is adorable.

9:49 AM  
Blogger ellen said...

Amazing photos!! I bet she'll like them when she's 14!

10:13 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

She is ADORABLE! She looks so much older than the last time I saw her on 2ps! Great shots! Love the "America's Next Top Model" pose. Nice

10:17 AM  
Anonymous jamie cottrell said...

She is such a cutie pie!!!! Thanks so much for being so generous with your tips and is appreciated.

10:40 AM  
Anonymous amy said...

THANKS so much for the link to your action. I can't wait to try it this weekend!!

I love these new photos of Gracie. The monster face ones are priceless...but my favorite is definitely the one of her looking down. Love it!

PS My daughter has that same dress...the photos of Gracie always remind me so much of my daughter's personality (she's the same age).

10:40 AM  
Blogger Melissa said...

I just love these! they are so great!

11:22 AM  
Blogger Melissa said...

I just love these! they are so great!

11:23 AM  
Blogger stace said...

thanks for being so willing to share! It is so great when we can learn from each other. Thank you. thank you.

12:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I downloaded your b/w action, but I cant find it. when I downloaded it I sent it to ps and I also downloaded it as save to disk. Is it hiding somewhere?? where do I find it??
thanks for the tips as well, I love looking at your site!

3:39 PM  
Anonymous Janet said...

Gracie is stunningly beautiful and a modeling natural. (Lots of practice, I'm guessing)Thanks for sharing these. Have a great weekend.

3:50 PM  
Anonymous Katina M. said...

Thanks for all the helpful tips. I love learning from the people I admire.. and I definately admire your work! Beautiful shots of Gracie!

5:10 PM  
Blogger Julia said...

She is so cute... Brenda, your new web page is so beautiful... I look at everyday!

6:49 PM  
Anonymous jenny ress said...

Very, very cute & so "Gracie"...LOL

The last one of her reminds me of my 4yr old DS when she does the armpit thing & makes a funny nose w/ his mouth.

You know what I mean, right? LOL

I'm sure Gracie would never do that though. :)

8:41 PM  
Blogger Victoria said...

Brenda, Gracie is just so cute. I love these. Her personality really shows through.

10:06 PM  
Blogger tara said...

can't wait to try out your action!!!!
love these ones!!!!! so totally her! reminds me of my dd ave so much!!!!!!!!
love love love these. and there were NOT ENOUGH! i could look at your photography all night lOng!

11:19 PM  
Blogger Kathy P said...

oh, i so love these. these are the kind of photos that i love best. you'll have toput these into a storyboard or series frame! tfs!
p.s. i just tried to d/l your action but i guess i am out-of-luck :( it says it has reached it's limit :( anyway, it was so generous of you to share!

10:39 AM  
Blogger Julia said...

I missed it... When I tried to download it stated that it has reached its limit. Am I doing something wrong or was I just not quick enough ;)


11:20 AM  
Anonymous tiffanyearhardt said...

I miss the download when I got home. Hope you can post next time. I love Gracie's pictures. Its saturday afternoon and I'm just looking at her pictures. Love the conversion.

3:54 PM  
Blogger Brenda said...

You guys are so welecome! =)

She is a character that's for sure...she keeps me on my toes but sometimes she makes me want to bang my head into a wall too. LOL!!

Oh, when you download the action, you can choose where you want it sent too. I have an Action folder in My Documents that I load them there. That way they are all in one place. =)

8:38 PM  
Blogger Julie C Butler said...

She is sooo cute ~ I love these photos. They truly show personality... I think it's important to have this as memorabilias for the future...
Awsome shots Brenda ~ as usual!!!

2:12 PM  
Anonymous Lanne said...

I have three photos from a photobooth shoot when I was about 7 or 8... i am pulling faces and being silly (not unlike here). I love them so much - i have just used the photos of me (cropped out my sister.LOL) on my 30th birthday invites. She might hate them at 14 but she will love them at 25.

5:45 AM  
Anonymous Lanne said...

opps looked like I missed the action.. Is there any chance you can repost or can we buy it somewhere?

5:47 AM  
Anonymous maggie Holmes said...

these are amazing - as usual!
thanks for sharing your backlighting tips - that is something that i really want to master because you do it so well and i love the results!!! thanks again!

10:54 AM  
Anonymous maggie Holmes said...

question - are these all in front of a window using backlighting or in front of a white backdrop?

2:05 PM  
Blogger Brenda said...

Thank you girls! =)

Behind her is a white foam board from Hobby Lobby! LOL!! The light is coming in directly in front of her. =)

5:09 PM  
Blogger Angelia said...

Me again. Checked out looking for the wall art. Love the flowers, and wanted to see the others you mentioned. I only found baby animals. Did I miss them somehow?

11:32 AM  
Blogger Brenda said...

Google Eeboo and some site should come up for you....that's who they are made by. =)

1:33 PM  

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