Monday, October 10, 2016

Here & Now | The October Link Up - Join In!

Loving // The return of some cooler weather, probably our last cool snap before summer kicks in
Eating // Spaghetti and meatballs (or at least I was last night) - simple food, made well, is always the best!
Drinking // Tea (no surprises there!)
Feeling // Happy with myself for mastering another skill, however small, with the camera. I've finally been brave enough to drop my aperture all the way to f/1.8 and f/1.4! (On my 50mm lens for those interested).
Making // The very last leg of my unicorn
Thinking // How housework seems never ending
Dreaming // Of one day running a sourdough making workshop - wouldn't that be fun?

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  1. Oh it's looking lovely in your world, as always, Sarah! Congrats on your photo triumph as well. :)

    I also suspect that housework is never ending. The sun is peaking out here this morning and I have a million loads (well...maybe that's a small exaggeration...) of laundry on my chore to-do list today while I can get things out to dry.

    1. Thanks Laura!
      I hope you've gotten all of your washing hung and dried - the washing would have to be the hardest thing to keep up with, housework wise! x

  2. Yay to mastering new skills!! Your photos are gorgeous with amazing bokeh and I love the narrow depth of field you've achieved in the photo of your pup!
    I've had the 50mm lens on my wish list for a long time. (Wonder if I'll miss being able to zoom though ... that is ... I'll have to move myself to compose a picture lol!)
    Thanks for sharing part of your world. : )

    1. Thank-you so very much for your lovely comment!
      The 50mm lens was the first prime lens I bought, coming straight off the zoom lens that came with the camera. I thought I'd miss zooming too, but the quality of the fixed lens is amazing compared to a zoom, and I find it actually helped me improve my photography as I'm positive that I move around way more with my prime lenses, rather than just standing still zooming in and out :-)

  3. Housework is so over rated, at least if you leave it to do something more exciting, you know it will be there when you return still.

    1. Oh yes - if there's one thing you can say about housework is that it's reliable! Always there waiting for you :-)

  4. I think the heat has arrived where I am. I have fans on and a plan to be in the garden this afternoon has been abandoned. I am glad for weeding, watering and mulching that I did yesterday.

    1. I hope you're keeping cool! I know the heat will return here very, very shortly and I'm not too impressed with it :-)

  5. Oh, look at those puppy dog eyes! <333 What a sweetheart. And those pictures are gorgeous, as always! <3

    I had spagetti and meatballs last night! How funny! :) I do think I could live off those kind of comfort meals for the rest of my life... they're soooo good!

    Kate xx

    1. Thank-you so much Kate!
      It must have been the night for spaghetti and meatballs! x

  6. Pretty light beautifully captured with your aperture settings! Spaghetti and meatballs are always a winner aren't they? x

    1. Thank-you so much Jane! Yes they are always popular, except I hated them as a child, but love them now ;-)

  7. Can't wait to see your unicorn.
    Amazing photos.

    Best, Anja

    1. Thank you so much Anja! And for joining in - off to see your post x


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