Ena, #noedit(except for resize and watermark) and #nofilter. I made sure to point out those when I posted this picture on facebook. I believe this girl does not deserve the criticism she gets from people. While she’s definitely one huge selfie queen who loves make-up and decorating her pictures using editing apps I strongly disagree with what others say that there’s nothing beyond her edited pretty face on her facebook profile. What people don’t see is that she’s really much much more beautiful in real life, one of the sweetest girls I know and her best asset is not her appearance but how she truly loves and cares about the people around her.
BTS. Last Saturday, for Rachel and JR’s engagement shoot. It’s my first time ever to do an engagement shoot. I haven’t sorted out the photos yet but I’m so darn disappointed with myself already. I don’t think I was able to capture the pictures I wanted. Sigh. Come to think of it, it’s the first time I’ve shot a couple and these things need experience and lots and lots of practice.
I should seriously quit being a one-woman show and start looking for a photography community to join. I badly need to be apprenticed, to be around more matured photographers whom I can learn from.
It was very very refreshing to be around people that I’ve known for the longest time though. JR’s been an acquaintance since 1st year of college and Rachel had been one of my closest friends during my time on our church’s music team. I remember the time when we used to pray together for our future partners during the True Love Waits seminar, and here she is now, already engaged.
The cherry on top of the cake is all the support I got from my bf. He’s pretty much a guy who is very dependent on routines and careful planning. We’re polar opposites in this aspect. Because although I’m very much a planner too, I’m braver and more eager to take projects like these. I love it when I’m running on adrenaline. In his standards, this is one of those rash ventures that I get myself into. Yet he was ready to offer me help, albeit a little skeptical about my means and ways. So I charged him to make the props! All the little flowers and hearts and cut-outs are his handiwork. I’m not crafty and I can’t draw, and I can’t work with colors except in photographs and photoshop. So I’m quite blessed to have a partner who can.
I can totally see us working together on more projects in the future.