It Was A Magical Christmas

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas yesterday! We had such a great time with family and friends, I was sad to see it come to an end. On the bright side, my little brother will be coming for a visit on Monday and then we are going to have another Christmas with him! So our festivities are just beginning I suppose :)

I came across this little photography trick on the internet a while back and thought I would try it since our tree was so brightly lit:

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If your tree is still up and you want to turn the lights into hearts, all you have to do is cut a small heart shape in the middle of a piece of paper and then hold it in front of your lens. I had to play around with it a bit to get the settings right to make the effect work (I have an SLR) but I figured it out and I love it! I would like to play around a bit more with it and try other shapes as well. I also can’t wait to try it with some city lights. I’m thinking I need to go to the top of Lookout Mountain and take a picture from up there. It would be magical :)

Next week I will be back to regular posting although I can’t promise that it will be every day. I’m still working on having enough content for every day posting. That makes for a lot of projects and I’m not sure my life is that exciting! Ha ha ha… Now I’m off for some fun after Christmas shopping!