Aloha Style Wordless Wednesday

I was worried I didn’t capture enough photos using my DSLR while on our trip to Maui.


I just downloaded 357 pictures from my camera.  It’s like Christmas!

Since there are so many, I will only be sharing a few today. 😉

kaanapali beach maui hawaii

Shan in Maui Hawaii

resort view with sailboat maui hawaii

westin resort south written in the sand with logo

Oh how I miss the soft sand on my feet, the ocean sounds and different color blues.

More to come in the future. 🙂

The Beach Brings JOY,

I Heart Coconuts {Wordless Wednesday}

Black & White Version

I apologize for not having my Vacation post ready to publish.  I took over 500 photos!  Therefore, it has been quite a daunting task to narrow those down to just a handful to share with you.  I am very pleased with the results of my photos taken in {the majority} manual mode…yippee!  Can’t wait for you to see them!

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Fresh Coconuts are delish,

Wordless Wednesday

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So grateful,

Hello Kitty {not the cartoon character}

Photo Taken by my Inspiring {16 yr. old} Photographer Daughter

I taught my oldest daughter recently how to use my SLR camera.  I have learned over the years, if you can teach a subject to someone, it helps reinforce the knowledge you are teaching.  {This experience humbled me to the realization I am not a very good teacher}  I went over the basics of aperture, shutter speed and focal length.  Seriously, I think by the end of my mini lesson, we were both confused…sigh…as Pooh would say, “Oh bother.”

Finally, I just told her to take the camera and shoot away.  Practice is always the best way to learn.

She went outside and look at this shot!  This was the last one {of many} she took of Daisy, our very sweet cat.  I am very impressed!  The only thing I did was change it to black & white; no need to sharpen the image or anything!  I have to be a bragging Mom for a bit.  I am so excited for her!  Honestly, I was a tad bit worried she might change her decision to be a photographer.

She is currently looking through photographs for a High School Photography contest.  Do you think she should enter this one?

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These girls are shining stars,

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{Excellent Reminder for all Husbands 😉 }

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