Friday, March 14, 2008

Spring Fever

I've got it for sure. The last couple of days have been perfect; the temperature has been about 75-78, the sun has stayed out much later, and the crickets have been singing their spring songs. I wish it could stay spring all year long. Every season brings something new to look forward to, but spring is different, it always brings freshness and new birth. I love seeing tiny buds on the trees and in the ground. I love the fruit that is suddenly back in season. I love the time change and how the days feel interminable. I love being outside riding bikes, feeling the crisp air fill my lungs. I love spring.

Yesterday, I had a taste of spring, personified. I got together with my good friend, Kate, and her two little spring sprites, Kyle and Emmi, for pictures.

Emmi is growing like a weed. (I couldn't deny myself a spring-time pun.) She's no weed though, this baby-doll is a perfect, precious, dainty flower.

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By the end of spring these little toes will not be so little.

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Bare feet. Another spring time favorite.

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Look at how much this flower is blooming.

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I love the colors of spring,

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and the happiness of spring,

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the flirtiness of spring,

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the giddiness of spring,

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the loveliness of spring.

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We didn't get a sister shot that didn't have mom's hands in it trying to save the baby bud from rolling out of big sister's arms. We will get those soon. ;)

I also love how spring puts a little smile on my face like this one.

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Kate, Kyle, and Emmi- We enjoyed spending a day with you. Kate, you are eternal spring, your daughters, spring's pixie dust. Thanks for being beautiful flowers in my life's garden. Can't wait to see you again. So glad we get to watch our "flowers" grow together. xoxo Kam

9 comments:

Kelley said...

Kam--lovely pics as always.

If you haven't already, could you please write a post that details (a) which cameras/lenses you shoot with and (b) what you would recommend to a novice like me, in the market for an SLR. I mainly take pics of my kid, often inside in low-light conditions, and I've gotta keep it all under $1K.

Quinten said...

Oh my goodness. I am in LOVE with these pictures. I love the big flowers and the colors. I LOVE THEM. They may be my favorite pictures so far. I really need you to photograph my little girl.

Kate said...

Dang--- that was me. Not Q. I didn't realize he was signed in. Sorry.

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Rebecca said...

I agree with Kelly, tell us how you are doing the magic with the pictures! I can't wait to learn another setting for my camera ;)

Kat said...

I love the shot of Emmi surrounded by flowers, especially! Perfect colors. I love rainbows.

Colleen Dubost said...

GORGEOUS PICS! I know I am the gloating aunt, but geez Kam, these kids are darling! I love the colors in the bench photos of Ky Ky. YOU ARE AMAZING!

shannon said...

It's official, and these photos prove it, you're a pro! So awesome!

Celeste said...

Your pictures are breathtaking. absolutely beautiful!! Seriously it makes me wish that I had little girl of my own to blanket in flowers. You capture incredible pictures.