Monday, January 28, 2013

When Two Worlds Collide

Love #1 doesn't usually tag along when I go out with Love #2. 
But for some reason Love #1 decided to tag along 
with Love #2 this past weekend. 


As much as I love #1, and I really do, 
this usually isn't a good mix.  
Husband (Love #1)+Photography (Love #2)=Frustration 



Love #1 is like the energizer bunny.  
Going, going, going. 
He never stops....seriously, never. 
Did you ever see a great photo from the energizer bunny?
 No, because good photos take time.


Love #1 is usually wandering ahead 
while I compose a shot with Love #2.
Above, I waited until he stepped into the doorway of this shot.
Love #1 always walks into the shot. Always.



Love #1 gets bored and is ready to leave 
when I am just getting started with Love #2.



I dare not complain though.
Love #1 fully supports Love #2.
He even gives gifts for Love #2.
Now that is saying somethin',
don'cha think?



Wink, wink.


Somehow we both managed to balance the two loves on Saturday
and left happily-ever-after.
Now that's a first.


Historic Mt. Holly, New Jersey.





13 comments:

  1. I feel your pain...my Better Half ALWAYS walks into my photos too. So how cold was it in Mt. Holly, NJ? :)

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  2. these are all wonderful shots!!

    love the nothing happened on this date sign
    and the dog
    and the weathered building is magnificent

    your 2 loves suit you perfectly :)

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  3. A sweet little story with nice illustrations!

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  4. As always Rebecca - wonderful shots!
    Love the peeling paint and the turret on the old building and the eyelash on the car.
    May you and your two loves always live happily-ever-after. :)

    So glad you stopped by.

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  5. Yes, I can relate to the frustration of both loves. It happens to us when we are on road trips. Great photos and I especially love the one of the German Shepherd.

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  6. I love everything about this post!!! I can so relate!!! Plus the photos that you took the time to capture are so incredible!! Just a perfect post all the way around...so inspiring.

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  7. Delightful - you complement each other perfectly.

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  8. Haha, you think you got problems! It's worse when you have one painter and the other not! Because my plein air paintings take at least a few hours:)
    Our solution is that the other goes on a walk or hike while I paint.
    Now if he photographs, I tell him where he needs to look for me when he's done. It has worked till now:)

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  9. This made me laugh - and read it aloud to my Love # 1. He chuckled, too. But oh, do I feel your frustration!

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  10. Oops - oh yeah, I meant to comment on how nice the shots are - they're all really great and illustrate the story well.

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  11. It's impossible to always be in sync with another person, I think. My Love#1 also walks into many photos so your description made me laugh. These are wonderful photos and make me want to visit this place too.

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