day fourty nine.

For the very first time in 50 days, I forgot to post.  I spent the day at home with a cold yesterday, and by the time I woke up this morning, I realized that I had forgotten to post.  On the one hand, it’s like how could I forget, I sat at home all day.  On the other hand, well, you know that feeling when you’re sick and everything else just doesn’t really matter.  I decided since I only missed one day I would just pretend like yesterday didn’t even exist and keep up the numbers..so instead of today being day 50, the halfway mark, I’m going to keep it at 49.  The OCD in me is a little bit excited about this, because day 50 will now fall on a new month instead of holding off at the end of October.

Anyway, I’m still not feeling too hot..my ears are ringing so bad that even the sound of my keyboard causes a headache, and I’m about ready to eat an entire bag of cough drops in one sitting.  But none of that matters, because I’m here to post the long awaited 49th post!  Yahoo!  Remember that couple I posted a few days ago?  I finally finished their engagement shoot, so I thought I’d share a few more with you!

Also, Happy Halloween! :)

 

day fourty one.

God has blessed me with a bunch of photo shoots this week…I am so thrilled to finally feel like my photography is a job now, not just a hobby.  I was able to do an engagement shoot today, and it couldn’t have been more perfect.  The fall leaves were lovely shades of fiery oranges and reds, and the couple was so beautifully in love that I might or might not have gotten a tiny bit choked up as I was editing.  They are just so sweet together.  So my photo of the day is one of my favorites that I’ve edited so far.  It’s a black and white, so unfortunately you can’t see all the pretty colors, but I think the sweet couple makes up for that. :)

 

day fourty.

Well I think I can officially say I failed at posting today…unless you live on the west coast, then I’m still technically posting way before midnight.   I’ll take the side of optimism just to make myself feel better.  It’s funny, because I was working on my photography all day today, and it was the one day I completely forgot to post my picture of the day.  Hilarious how things work like that.   Anyway, since I spent so much time editing today I figured I would post some of my work.  I took my best friend’s little brother’s senior pictures this afternoon and I’m pretty excited with how they turned out.  He was really easy to photograph; very relaxed and natural which made it so easy for me.  It’s the first set of senior photos I’ve done in a while, so I had a blast going through end editing these.

 

 

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day thirty four.

Today was a simple day, full of lounging and wedding planning.  Let’s just call it like it is, I was kind of a bum today and forgot to take a picture.  But I can’t let you down, so here’s photo of my sweet puppy and some homemade chai tea.  Took it on instagram this morning, and figured it was worthy enough to be on my 100 days project.  Have a great night, all!

day thirty two.

I’m starting a new photography session, and I was able to use my lovely mom and step dad as my test models for this idea.  As my photography business grows a little bit, I’d like to start a session called “Homebodies” where I capture families in their homes, doing everyday things and spending time together, whether it be baking, playing a game, having a cookout, or simply taking a walk through the neighborhood.  Although I have seen this done by some other photographers, I actually came up with the thought of doing it through a dream I had a few months ago.  I was doing this particular project in the dream, and I kept calling it my “homebody project.”  And voila, I woke up with a plan.  Why Homebodies? Because in my house that’s what we call people who love to be at home.  So thanks to my parents, I’m able to give you guys the first glimpse of, hopefully, a very fun and exciting new side to my business!

 

  

day thirty.

Thirty days down, seventy to go….with that perspective, it feels like an eternity of picture-taking.  Somehow, I’ve come up with at least something everyday, and that’s pretty cool.  The biggest thing I kept asking myself was whether or not it’s really making a difference.  Well, I reached 200 total likes today..I know that’s really not a whole lot (like at all…), but hey, it’s better than 100, right?

So I just wanted to say a quick thanks to all of you who like my posts, especially those of you who do it on a consistent basis.  It’s amazing what even a little bit of support can do!  I’m hoping by the middle of this photo project I can start bringing in some new elements, maybe more writing or a few DIY projects but for now, with my wedding just 149 days away, it’s been hard to focus on more than just my daily photos.  I’m sure you understand.  If not, well, obviously that doesn’t matter because you’re still reading ;)

       

       

Happy 10.11.12!