Thursday, February 13, 2014

February 14th = LOVE: {luv} n.


HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY !



My DH has been in Germany all week and is expected to return tomorrow. I guess that will really depend on how storm PAX affects travel in the Northeast.  He ordered flowers to be delivered tomorrow but due to the storm FedEx has been making early deliveries and dropped these beautiful roses off this morning.  

I am still attending my photo lessons and decided to do a little practicing. I like taking pictures that have a blurred background...

And I like to try and capture detail, so I photographed the snowflakes falling...


I snapped this picture, adjusting the camera setting each time. Can you see what is happening?


Although the birdhouse remains in focus, the background gets blurrier.  Pretty cool.

I decided to pull a much neglected project out of my WIPs and have made some progress.  Here is a peek...

Thanks for stopping by ~ Have a wonderful Valentine's Day!

Until next time remember....

"Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own."
-Robert Heinlein


9 comments:

Vonna, The Twisted Stitcher said...

Have a super weekend Marie! I love your roses :) Your hubby is a keeper!

Carol said...

What a perfect Valentine's gift from your husband--so glad it got there in spite of the storms! Hope he gets home without any delays--I'm sure you'll be happy to see him on Valentine's Day, Marie...

Enjoy your photography classes--your photos and your stitching are looking great!

Brigitte said...

Oh, such wonderful roses from your husband. And if you're lucky he won't be delayed and be home real soon.
Great stitching that you pulled out. It's always fun to get back to a neglected piece, isn't it?

Pam in IL said...

Beautiful roses! It's cool seeing your photography progress too. Your WIP is looking great. Hope your Hubby made it home without too much delay!

Happy Valentine's Day!

Andrea said...

Beautiful roses. Loving seeing your photography skills progress. Great shots.

Catherine said...

Beautiful photos!!

stitcherw said...

The roses are gorgeous, and your pictures look great, nice job with the various effects. Really like your WIP piece, the Quaker inspired designs are so different.
Sue

Suzanne said...

Beautiful roses! Great photos

Sonda said...

Love the photo practice. I need to practice more. There's just so little time it seems for all that I want to learn and do...