I want to be a better photographer. I keep a list in my head of technical items I wish I had more time to work on. What I often seem to forget, and have to remind myself of, is that taking pictures of anything and everything will help me grow and stay fresh. A little bit of something is better than a whole lot of nothing. There's more to photography than technical perfection though. I want my photos to speak on their own and tell a story. That's no simple task.
My camera traveled with me when I visited the girls' music classes. Rich told me that I should have had a paparazzi sticker on my jacket. I suppose the way I was slouched in my seat (to give the parents behind me a better view of their children) with camera in hand could have caused me to resemble the paparazzi.
Emily's open house happened to coincide with pajama day.
I used my 85mm lens for these. The classrooms were filled with much loved light so my Speedlight was unnecessary.