It has been said that "a picture is worth a thousands words." I believe that a picture that captures a moment is worth so much more. There are things in life that can't be replaced or relived, but a photograph can bring back those feelings in a rush. To me photography is more than just angles and lenses, its about the little things that become unforgettable.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

What makes me happy...

It is week 2 of the 20 week photography challenge that I am participating in. This weeks challenge... Take a picture of what makes you happy.

This is my engagement ring. It belonged to my finace's mother and represents our future together. Every time I look at this ring I think of how he proposed and I smile. This wasn't my original idea for this weeks challenge. Mule and I were supposed to go to the beach on the weekend, but it was wayyyyy too hot (we're talking 110+). I had the perfect shot constructed in my head. I wanted a picture of Mule, with our engagement ring in his hand standing just in the edge of the lake. It looks amazing in my head :D I may still do it next time we're at the lake.

Here are a few other things that make my happy...

My neighbor's horse :) She eats all Mules left over veggies :p

My new (to me) sewing machine from my mother in law to be (read all about that here)

Other things that make me happy that I don't have pictures of at the moment are my family, my blogs, coffe and my friends.

IF you'd like to participate in the photography challenge, its not too late! :)

I'm also linked up here...


  1. The delicate ring on the rugged tree is such an interesting shot.
    I like your creativity. It was really hot a week ago, here (98 with a heat index of 115) yowsie!
    and the beach was not pleasant so I know what you mean. Wise choice.
    Eileen @ CBH

  2. Great pics! The ring on the tree is so beautiful. Welcome to TX! I live in Dallas now, but I grew up in Alvord, not too far from where you are now. What a small world! :)

  3. What a great idea for a photo! The ring really stands out. Thanks for linking up!

  4. Your ring is so pretty! I love where you put it to take a picture!

  5. So sweet, romantic, exciting! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

  6. What a beautiful piece of family history!