Thursday, February 12, 2009

Color Me Surprised!

Today, Derek and I celebrate our 21st anniversary. Time certainly flies when you're having fun. I am so grateful to be married to such a kind, caring, loving, hard-working, honest guy.

It's been an amazing journey with him thus far. We've been through a lot together: four children, job changes, moves, deaths of loved ones, vacations, laughter. Through it all -- good and bad -- he's been there for me. I am so blessed.

This time of year is a little crazy for him since he owns a CPA firm. In fact, when we were engaged, someone mentioned to me that I was completely nuts to be getting married in the middle of tax season to someone who was going to be a CPA. Well, being young and in love, that didn't matter to me then! It's all worked out, though!!

Well, today this man I married completely outdid himself by surprising me with a NEW CAMERA!!! I was completely stunned -- speechless even! It's a Canon 5D Mark II, which I've had my eye on since it debuted a couple of months ago.

Not only that, he gave me a dozen beautiful roses. That's not only very thoughtful, but useful, as well. The flowers gave me something to take photos of with the new camera!!

So here are a few shots with my very fun, awesome new toy!!

Oh, and FYI, there's an Elder Evans Update in my sidebar!




Tried some funky processing on this one. I can't even remember the steps of what I did. I just kept playing with it until I got the effect I liked!

25 comments:

7EVANS said...

WHAT?!!!!!
I'm not even going to tell Aaron .... he might not ever speak to Derek again! lol!
How great! Ready for wedding pics?!
Happy Anniversary!

Janae said...

Sweet! Does that mean you need some new lenses? Or do yours work on the new camera?

Michelle said...

Congratulations!

Cari said...

Big HUGE congrats....your shots are amazing...wow!
Cari

janett said...

Happy anniversary! What A GREAT gift!!! Congrats.

Sharon said...

Beautiful macros!

Michelle said...

Happy Anniversary! Your shots are amazing. I sure hope you enjoy your camera for a long time.

Jena Photography said...

Beautiful rose and ring. TFS! Congrats on the new cam too.

Shauna said...

They are just beautiful captures Margaret...great shots!

KRISTIE said...

congrats!!! I am so jealous

Jodar said...

Congratulations.

Stephanie said...

Happy Anniversary!!!! The photos with the new camera are awesome!!!

Vanessa said...

Gorgeous! Love the first one!

Jo said...

Happy Anniversary Meg! What a sweetheart, and what a great gift! I love your textured shot with your ring!

Mandy said...

JUST AMAZING. What a great guy. I think for 21 years though...you have DEFINITELY earned it.

Becky said...

Wow! Congrats on the new camera. What a great DH you have! You're already taking amazing photos with it. Happy Anniversary.

Reds said...

What a sweet husband!!! That is awesome! Congrats on your new camera and great shots of your beautiful roses!

Jess said...

What an amazing man you have! That is AWESOME! And WOW, your ds is really moving along isn't he? What a blessing! :)

Gypsy Girl said...

What an awewome suprise. Happy Anniversary. Nice first shots with your new camera.

pat said...

Man, what a man you have!!!! Wow--that is an awesome present. Love the new shots with it; great IQ. Thanks for the Elder E update. :-)

Kristen Wagner Penn said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!! Congratulations! I love the last one. And congrats to Elder Evans too! What an honor for him.

Angela2932 said...

Oh, you lucky ducky! Beautiful photos, and congratulations! Can't wait to see your new photos with the new camera!

Suzy said...

Congratulations on your new camera and on being married for 21 years! Happy Anniversary to you!!

Becky Palmer said...

Congrats on the anniversary and the camera! I'm so excited for you!

Amy said...

Fun shots and what an AMAZING gift! Happy belated anniversary! :)