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My paparrazzo husband

For Kelly's gift of $1,000 that he received for being chosen as the best speaker at a conference recently, he got a new Canon super duper deluxe camera. I know nothing about these things, but what I can say is that when my husband picks up a new hobby, he dives in completely. As a result, he has morphed into this photography maniac, taking hundreds of pictures a day. I have embraced his new hobby because it has meant some delightful, refreshing time with family, while at the same time providing Kelly with some interesting subject matter. Two Saturdays ago, we went on an impromptu excursion to the Austin Zoo for the first time. A couple of days ago, Kelly called me from work and arranged for me to meet him later that evening with the kids at the Oasis for dinner just before sunset. He has taken pictures of every flower, bug, animal he comes across. He's having a blast with his toy du jour and has even taken three classes in the last three weeks. I'm very proud (as a peacock) of Kelly and I adore his new hobby--it certainly beats World of Warcraft, hands down. One thing I have begun to appreciate is the sound of a "real camera" when it makes that clicking shutter sound.

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Madison said…
Good for Uncle Kelly! I'm absolutely jealous of his camera. It sounds fantastic.
Sierra said…
What a cool picture, I love it! How fun to take pictures, we are the same way since we got a nice camera, we take pictures of everything! And it definately beats WOW, did he quit playing??
Holly said…
Cool picture! I love the new hobby and how Kelly has jumped in whole-heartedly. I can't wait until we can get a nicer camera.
Kelly said…
I agree, this peacock at the Austin Zoo was so interesting to watch. He was putting on such a show for everyone to see, fanning out his feathers and turning side to side in a pageant pose. It was so funny.
~Family Life said…
Cool picture. I love my small camera, it's easy to throw in my purse or back-pocket, but you can't beat the pictures a nice camera takes. The lense is bent on my Nikon...I haven't used it in a while. I can't wait to get it fixed. Maybe I'll take a class? Sounds like fun.
The Roberts said…
Is that what you do when you have 2 big kids--camera classes??? I got my good camera for Christmas and I just do the best that I can with it. I really do need some classes.
jennie w. said…
This has nothing to do with Kelly or his camera. Just checking out your blog, Kelly (female). It's so cute! (of course.)

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