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Some Fall Fun

Saturday we took a drive up the canyon looking for some autumn leaves and found some gorgeous spots. All of them of course seen from the tiny 1 1/2 lane road where there were no turn offs or places to stop, but all together gorgeous reds, oranges and yellows. We did find a stunning grove of Aspen trees that did have a tiny turn off by them so we decided to stop and snap a few shots.

And as you can tell had a little fun with our photo program today!
This is Liam’s new little thing that I like to call the squishy smile…or cheesy grin!

Ian captured this cute little face as we were hiking to the next destination…trying to get the perfect family picture in the “about to be pouring” rain!
And this is as close to perfect that we get when putting the camera on timer and trying to get Liam’s attention to the camera…not happening. This was the best one out of the lot. Take a close look yonder and you can see the beautiful yellow mountainside. I was a little bummed that we didn’t get any more, but Ian was trying to protect his mighty (expensive and money maker) camera from the rain. What’s up with that?
We took a ton nevertheless so these were just a few of my favorites. It’s so fun to take pictures with Ian. The highlight being that we are together as a family capturing a moment of our lives. That, and the fact that Ian won’t buy a remote for his camera and has only 10 seconds to trigger the timer, run over to be in the shot and try to not look like he was rushing into it. It’s the best!
This Saturday he is taking engagement pictures close to where we were for these so we are going to try to get some of the red and orange leaves…even if the weatherman says it’s supposed to rain, again!

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    September 28, 2007 at 3:42 am

    What beautiful pictures. Glad to meet you in blog world… The pictures in the woods are gorgeous… happy scrappin.

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    September 28, 2007 at 11:35 am

    beautiful as always…tell ian to just put a bag on it, literally, just tear a whole for the lens. i think you should a use grungy, dirty frame action on some of the pics…with the bark of the aspens and your pants…kisses for all!

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    September 29, 2007 at 3:07 pm

    Those are seriously GORGEOUS pics!! LOVE the family shot!

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    September 30, 2007 at 2:51 am

    Wow, what awesome pictures!! What state do you live in? The scenery is beautiful!!!!

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