Tag Archives: Platforms

Denim on Denim

1 Sep

{Chambray Shirt: Old Navy; Jeans: Victoria’s Secret; Camera Bag: THEIT; Watch: Michael Kors}

I know it’s taken me long enough, but here’s number 26 of my summer 30 for 30 challenge. I was originally planning on sucking it up and taking all the photos for my remaining four outfits this weekend, but then Irene ruined those plans. Damn you Irene!

 

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Time Warp

5 Jul
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{Blazer: Calvin Klein (thrifted); Striped Dress (worn as tank top): H&M; Pants: Elle Tahari; Platforms: Cynthia Rowley (thrifted)}

I actually wore this last Monday. For the life of me I can’t remember what the hell I did last Monday.  Did I have a management meeting that day?  I’m so far behind on my posting it’s not funny.  I’ve gotta get with the times.

Are you participating in the 30 for 30?  If so are you having a tough time getting your photos up in a timely manner as well?

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I’d Forget My Head If It Wasn’t Attached

29 Jun
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{Shirt: H&M (Husband’s); Jeans: Victoria’s Secret; Platforms: Cynthia Rowley (thrifted); Cuff: H&M}

I’ve been quite forgetful the past week. First I totally forgot I had left these jeans at the local dry cleaners to be altered. When I remembered, I was like “Yay! Another option!” I had totally forgotten I had included these when I originally picked my 30 items.

Then when putting together my post for today I noticed I totally skipped over this day 11 post, and went straight to posting Day 12. Whoops! I guess I need to get more sleep or something.

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Auto-Focus

21 Jun
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{Blazer: Calvin Klein (thrifted); Tee: dollar store find; Skirt: Ecoture (gift from husband); Platforms: Cynthia Rowley (thrifted); Sunglasses: Husband’s (from a street fair); Cuff: H&M}

I’ve been learning a lot recently about taking my own outfit photos. My hubby will occasionally help out with taking my pictures but I always think I look kind of awkward when he takes them. Strange thing is I feel much more natural posing and taking photos on a tripod with a wireless release, which probably looks weirder to folks passing by in my busy neighborhood than my husband taking photos of me.

I went to art school and photography was one of my favorite classes, and I knew my way around a DSLR pretty well. Now that I finally have a new digital one, it’s kind of like riding a bike. I’m getting used to it again.  Yesterday, I originally was kinda meh about this outfit, but after seeing how my photos were coming out totally fell in love with the outfit.  I thought “Hells yeah!  I have tons of great photos today!” while looking at the screen on my camera reviewing the images I shot while outside during the shoot.  I was way pumped up about it.

Fast forward to editing my photos later on in the evening, and I learn that all of my photos are super blurry.  Only these two were remotely clear.  So much for being a pro photog.  I forgot the most important thing when taking self portraits… set the auto-focus!  That and never trust the viewfinder screen without first zooming in to check that it’s crystal clear.  Dur!  Lesson learned.

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