Monday, April 4, 2011

Playing with Crayons

Whenever I buy Charlotte crayons, within minutes she's peeled their wrappers off and broken them all and it REALLY bugs me! So on Friday when I bought the kids a packet of crayons and a colouring book each I decided to get some crayon shots while they were still nice and new. It was a good chance to practice with natural lighting setups indoors too :D



I had planned on doing a high key edit on one of these for the Scavenger Hunt but I didn't get the rest of the items finished :/ 

This one is my favourite :) This is also my entry for 'Colourful'

Sweet Shot Day Photobucket













I'm so happy with how these turned out I think I'm going to frame some to hang up in the kids play room :D


21 comments:

Cedar said...

Those will make great art for your kids playroom! So fun! I would have loved to see your high-key; I thought that prompt was the hardest. Next week...all of them sound hard.

Just Bits and Pieces said...

Fantastic shots!! I think my favorite is the second last one!

Buckeroomama said...

I love these colorful shots of the crayons, Michelle!

You should check out Twistable Crayons. They saved my sanity.

Thank you so much for linking up with Communal Global. =)

Natalie said...

You photographed these crayons BEAUTIFULLY! I must try this sometime! Also, my son does the EXACT same thing! Peels the paper off crayons! He say's he's 'opening' them! Silly boy! :D

claires365 said...

I love all these photos. So colourful and bright.

Life with Kaishon said...

I really love crayons! There is something so fun about them. I am glad you were able to shoot them when they were fresh and new : ) I think I got something for Kaish when he was little that was twistable. That was perfect since they didn't break all the time : )

Dina @ 4 Lettre Words said...

Such fun captures, Michelle! Those would be lovely framed for our playroom. :)

Tamar SB said...

These are awesome! I love crayons when they are all new and perfect! Amazing shots!

Tamar - from community global

frecklesandfences said...

I love crayons. Love the smell & how it takes me back to my childhood! I agree with you - your favorite shot is mine, too. Great job!

AJ said...

They are all beautiful...love all those colours!

Ashley Sisk said...

I now feel the sudden urge to buy a pack of crayons.

Caseybumpinalong said...

Wow - I love these shots! Great job!

Ocean Soul said...

Okay, as I was looking at those awesome pics I was thinking, "oh, she should frame those, because they are all good and put them by where the crayons are or in a kids crafting area" and then there it was...your last sentence...you are on it already!

Tara said...

These are fabulous captures, I love them all...love the colors!

Susan {Lilbear} said...

Hey, Michelle! Oh yes, you should definitely frame them up and hang. My fave is the 2nd to last...just adore the shallow dof. Gorgeous!

Jennifer Bowen said...

Love all the shots! I always enjoy visiting your blog. Don't you just love the smell and look of fresh crayons?

Kim said...

Super shots! Nothing better than new crayons!

Kristy said...

very cute!

Ray said...

I love these shots! Your favorite is my favorite too. So cool!
Thanks for linking up!

Flower Photography said...

Hi I love the one where all the ends are in focus but there is great dof - how do you do that? :-)

Ray said...

Hey! I chose your photo as one of my two favorite photos that I am having my readers vote on for my photo challenge: Colorful.
Thanks again for linking up!

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