Thursday, December 24, 2009

Merry Christmas!

It's a very special day to gather and celebrate the birth of our Lord and savior! I hope you all have a wonderful time together, gathered with your families and loved ones in celebration of the birth of Jesus! Many blessings!

I didn't hold out until Santa came and I did a naughty deed by unwrapping a present! I couldn't wait any longer for my DSLR and I took it out of its packaging and had a good excuse for it too - "I need to take pictures for Christmas!".

I bet you all are wondering which camera I chose between the Canon EOS XSI, or the Nikon D3000. If you follow me on Twitter I'm sure this is old news to you, but I went with the Nikon!

I did a whole lot of research between the two...along with many other models, and brought my memory card along everytime we would go check out the cameras so I could bring home some test shots and decide for myself on my big computer screen rather than those little LCD screens on the camera that could make the picture look better than it really is.

To me, the Nikon was a hands down winner. The pictures were exactly how I wanted them to be....crisp, clear, no orange oura, and great, bright colors.

Finally my lil' pink Canon has a big bulky muscular boyfriend. Her taste matches mine when it comes to men...she needs muscle and mass!

My Third Eye

The Day in Pictures

JJ woke me up nice and early this morning, and it was a good thing...we still had tons of things to do. We still hadn't had all the things we needed for dinner, since the week was so hectic it's been hard to find time to do anything, so we headed out to Wal-Mart. I brought my brand new out of the box camera to do some test shots of get the great colors, and to play around with it and kill time.

My mom and JJ

Decor down our stairwell.

Good thing Wal-Mart keeps most of the lanes open this time of year.

"What to get?"

The birds that pooped on our car...

My foofy dollie at home...
Just can't stop playing with my cam.

Here I go in the mirror.
It's a cool photog thing to do.


Turtleneckin' to church.

Lil' Santa

Teresa; my niece

I'll leave it off with JJ's pic with Santa!




  1. Little Santa is cute and sweet...

    Happy Holidays to you n your family...:)

  2. Love the camera and JJ he's the cutest! Merry Christmas!

  3. GAh that is the same excact cam I want! MUST GET!!!! Love the pictures of your lil man, so cute! I wish I could get my little one to take a picture with Santa but no she would scream her lungs out!

    I hope you have a wonderful holiday! look forward to reading more from you in the new year.

  4. OMG!!! JJ is sooo cute in his little Santa suit!! The first Christmas is always so memorable and special! Your new toy takes great pics!! I want one now!

    You're right! The real meaning of Christmas does not cost a dime! I hope you and your family have a wonderful and blessed Christmas

  5. luv that cam..!!
    happy holidays =0

  6. great great great photos!

    JJ is shooo cute just looking at him brings joy to me :D you are very lucky!

    Have a wonderful and merry xmas dear :)

  7. You son is too cute and looks so adorable is his Santa suit. I love the pictures and how bright and professional they look. Great cam [ it's a winner]. Merry Christmas to you and urs dear.

  8. OMG JJ is so adorable on the pic where he has the santa outfit and a big smile on his face!!! Soooo cute!

    Great pictures!

    Merry Christmas hun!

  9. Merry Christmas! <3
    Such nice pics! :)

  10. Wow, the quality of the photos are amazing! I might have to consider getting a more professional camera.

    Have a wonderful Christmas xx

  11. Merry Christmas Katrina! Jeez, yous skin is flawless! I love your new pictures with your camera and now I know which DSLR I want to buy! Amazing pics!

  12. Girl, are you sure you aren't somehow related to the gorgeous Kardashian girls?!?
    Merry Christmas!! Hope you have a wonderful holiday!! xoxo

  13. Yay, you found the right Santa for JJ!

    Love all the pics, glad you picked the Nikon, their SLR's Digital or not have never disappointed me! My husband got me the same camera for xmas but he couldn't wait to surprise me so he gave it to me a few weeks early!

    Thank you for the Christmas wishes, I wish the same for you and your adorable family!

  14. Your son looks so adorable in that suit.

    Nice quality photos. I need a new camera too!!

    Merry Christmas to you and your fam!


  15. Oh!! I forgot to ask.
    Did u do any sorta retouching whatsoever to the photos?? Or were those d exact picture quality??

  16. aww JJ is gorgeous baby look at his eye lashes so jealous!! :D

    great photos! glad you are loving it!! :)

  17. I agore the blush that you wore to church and JJ's Santa ensemble is killer! Your mummy is gorgeous and your niece is lovely. You're all so exotic looking; beautiful family, K*_*


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