Recent Photography//What I’ve Been Up To Lately

hey there!!

How is everyone? I hope you’re having spectacular days!

Today I have photos from a recent trip to the lake and to a small museum close to the beach. Enjoy!

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I had to lie on my stomach on the dock to get this one. The things I do for cool photos!!

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A pretty cactus flower at the little museum

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Well, that’s all! I hope you liked them! Which one was your favorite?

highlights from the lake

  1. Kayaking with Sydney
  2. Eating yummy pizza and watching Black Panther 🙂
  3. Making aesthetic boards! We had so much fun doing it (and now we’re slightly obsessed with them). Here’s mine:
    my aesthetic

(all photos were either found online or on Pinterest)

announcements

  1. I have again changed my blog design! Right now I’m headed for a coastal theme. As of now, I’ve only changed my header but the sidebar widgets/ blog button will be changed soon.
  2. I’ve decided to do a full blog series (6 parts) for the Bahamas trip (rather than doing 1 or 2 posts randomly). It’ll be coming up soon!
  3. Two other friends of mine have also started blogs!

The Sun, Sea, and Everything Between

Middle School Psychology

That’s all! See you soon! *waves*

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Birthday Highlights!

hello everyone!!

May has been extremely busy this far, so I haven’t been able to post as much I’d like to.

But, I really wanted to do a birthday highlights post since it was my birthday last weekend!

Well, then, here are some photos I took that I loved!

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Annual birthday nails 🙂   They were much brighter in person, though
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Boba tea with Sydney! We didn’t really go because of my birthday, but I still love this photo! (credit to Syd)
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We had pineapples as table decorations! I painted the stems blue and coral (it was really, really hard, and also it was very windy)! We also made watermelon popsicles, which you can see in the background.
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Aren’t these too cute? We had to hot glue the blueberry-eye onto the dolphin/banana, though 😀
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My beautiful cake!! Photos don’t really do it justice, but it was still amazing!

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These awesome mermaid tail cookies! So beautiful, and tasted delicious ❤
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A few of my favorite gifts! Thank you, everyone!

More highlights:

  1. Kayaking with some friends
  2. My parents are letting me rescue a BUNNY!!! My lovely bunny, Cocoa, recently passed away. 😦
  3. So many sweet gifts from my friends and family! The cards were beautiful, too (the gold one with the sun was from Sydney)!

And… the grand finale…

 

 

Wait for it…

A surprise trip to the Bahamas! Oh my word, I am so excited! Thank you so, so much Mom and Dad ❤

announcements

  1. A little praise report: Sydney and I were able to pass our Junior Lifeguard swim tests!! I was absolutely exhausted, though, haha
  2. My lovely friends Avalon and Olivia just started blogs! Here’s the link to them:

    Simply Avalon: simplyavalon20.wordpress.com

    Liv Life: livlife4.wordpress.com

    Two other friends of mine are going to start blogging, too, but I don’t have the links quite yet (I’ll probably link them in on my next post)

  3. We’ve just finished designing Rhiana’s website! Here’s the link to that:

Marshmallow Harmonies

And, a link to our design site if you haven’t seen it yet (which I seriously doubt, but here it is 🙂 )

Syd + Em Studios: sydandem.wordpress.com

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Have an awesome week, my friends!

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Trip Photography: Mountains + Desert

Hello, friends ❤

May is finally here! It’s a busy month for me (I had to have a few days off of blogging).

This is some of my photography from a couple recent trips to my science camp and a family vacation to Palm Springs. Enjoy! ❤

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It was snowing on the drive to camp, so I was taking photos out of the sun roof of the car, XD

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A campfire (you can see the sparks a little bit)

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That’s it from camp! I hope you liked them!

Highlights from camp:

  1. Snow!!! It doesn’t snow here so it’s a big deal for me, XD
  2. The “amazing” food…
  3. Writing a parody about camp (to the tune of “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz) and then performing it on our ukuleles
  4. Zip lines + high ropes course

These next photos are from Palm Springs on our recent trip.

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Feeding the giraffe!! Photo credit to my mom
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I really liked the tiles on the stairs at the hotel

 

Video credit to my brother, Blake, of the cheetahs running. That’s me at the far right 🙂

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Highlights from Palm Springs:

  1. The resort pool, complete with waterslides and a lazy river 🙂
  2. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, with Sydney and Tyson (you were probably wondering why there were random photos of animals in there). My favorite thing from there was probably feeding the giraffe(s? is that the plural of giraffe?) #StandTallForGiraffe
  3. The 110º weather (if you cannot tell, I’m being sarcastic)
  4. Shopping at the outlets!

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A photo from the hotel. Probably my favorite photo ❤

Highlights from Palm Springs:

  1. The resort pool, complete with water slides and a lazy river 🙂
  2. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, with Sydney and Tyson (you were probably wondering why there were random photos of animals in there). My favorite thing from there was probably feeding the giraffe(s? is that the plural of giraffe?) #StandTallForGiraffe
  3. The 110º weather (if you cannot tell, I’m being sarcastic)
  4. Shopping at the outlets!

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Also, happy late National Prayer Day! I’m praying that all of you know that you’re loved and that you will have an awesome week! ❤

And… Star Wars Day 🙂 I was at camp during Star Wars Day, but a few people who didn’t go drove over to Disneyland to do the whole Star Wars thing that they put on this year.

Oh yeah… and my birthday! Yay!!

Syd and I are still working on that calligraphy post… hopefully it will be out soon!

Enough rambling, Em! Well, I hope you all have a magnificent week!

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Portfolio Add-Ons

hello there!

How is everyone? I hope you’re having a fantastic day!

Today I’m going to be showcasing a few of my portfolio add-ons!

I didn’t have enough photos to do an individual full post on these trips, but I still wanted to share them with you all. Anyway, enjoy!

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This puppy belonged to the building on the property. So cute ❤
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flowers at the top of the hill
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I love this one! ❤
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This one was a little grainy, but it’s still a cool shot

Doheny Beach

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I’ll be adding to my portfolio every week or so, so be sure to check back there!

A few announcements for this week:

  1. Hopefully a calligraphy/brush lettering collab with Sydney
  2. Photos from a few recent trips (mountains and desert)
  3. More awards (hopefully I’ll finish them… for now, XD)
  4. My birthday (yay!)
  5. National Prayer Day- May 3
  6. Have you guys checked out the new graphic design site yet? 🙂

Syd + Em Designs

Well, that’s all for now 🙂

Have a lovely week ❤

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