That camera takes good pictures

Yep, that’s right, that camera finds the best composition, focuses itself, it adjusts its own exposure, waits for the right clouds to pass in the background and just at the right moment it takes a great picture. At least that’s what I was thinking when yet again I heard that deplorable phrase from yet another close family member (my husband has been one to say this, but quickly learned the error of his ways). I just want to hand them my camera and say here have at it. I want to say that to a lot of people in a lot of situations; here take the machine see if you can produce the same result; here take the computer and the programs and don’t forget to check for typos. I don’t get hurt with comments like these, I just find if funny that people believe it is so simple and easy to produce something that looks nice whether it’s a picture, quilt, great piece of writing or what ever it may be. I admire photographers’ work,Β  writers’ well written literature and all those beautiful things I know somebody has poured their soul into. To all my friends and blogging friends out there whose talents I so greatly enjoy, thanks for the hard work. πŸ™‚

Pictures the camera took:

On a side note we have begun our house building. My husband is so anxious to start framing it. He is going to be working with his friend who is a builder to frame the house. Can you imagine the excitement of a man who loves building things and working tools I can’t name, when he knows he is going to be building his family’s home with his own hands, nail by nail board by board. It’s been like watching a kid before Christmas, he can hardly contain himself.

The other kids “at Christmas” with the giant toys.


5 thoughts on “That camera takes good pictures

  1. beatrix mana 2012-10-13 / 11:58 AM

    Very well said and written. Just imagine those little ones and what they are thinking as the process of the house is being constructed. They probably wish they could help. I wonder who will have more patience Dad or Mom? If you took my vote I think Mom. Children are a joy, they will be the ones that will test out the new house when it is complete. Note their expressions and remarks through the process they will be full of memories never forgotten by you. Love to you, Beatrix Mother xoxo

    • vanevolence 2012-10-13 / 12:15 PM

      Thanks Beatrix Mother. I do plan on documenting not only the building process but the children’s reactions as well. They are such a delight.

  2. tchistorygal 2012-11-29 / 11:39 PM

    Your camera REALLY DOES take good pictures. I love the second one. Looks like you are really busy. Hope the weather treats you well. πŸ™‚

    • vanevolence 2012-11-30 / 12:02 AM

      Thank you! We really have been busy, and the weather has been good to us!

      • tchistorygal 2012-11-30 / 6:37 AM

        Good luck with your house. We totally remodeled ours 11 years ago, taking it apart piece by piece, and putting it back together again. You are brave, and it looks like your husband is in machinery heaven. I have a post to do about installing a tree that I need to write up. Crane involved!! Have a great holiday season. Keep in touch!

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