Saturday, September 22, 2012

Simple things Sunday number 99 + Simple Fixes PS Actions Giveaway

Thanks to everyone who linked up their simple things photos last week and a special welcome to all of you who were joining us for the first time! It's so great to have you! Each Sunday I share a sampling of photos from the previous week's link party and here are this weeks lovely photos:


six months | from sarah's camera
all creatures great & small | take joy
the texture touch | kristy
scarf weather | jack's paper moon

If your photo was featured make sure to grab yourself a featured button! :)

 


Simple things Sunday 99


A certain little girl in our family has been waiting for what seems like her life whole life for it to be her turn to go to ballet! Well,  her year has finally come and I couldn't be more excited for her!! She started her very first ballet class last week and she LOVES it!  

Photoshop actions I used on this photo:


ENTER TO WIN A SET OF SIMPLE FIXES ACTIONS:

How would you like to win a set of Simple Fixes actions by Addy Lane for PS/PSE? They're some of my favourite basic action sets and are so great for correcting those minor photo blemishes like bright spots, dark spots, red or yellow skin tones and more!

Simple Fixes: Actions for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

HOW TO ENTER:

To enter simply leave a comment on this post telling me one special moment you'd like to capture on camera this Fall and you'll get your name in the draw! Earn an extra entry by inviting a friend or two to join our Simple things party this week. Just make sure you leave me another comment if you do so that your entry will count! Good luck. I'll announce a winner next Thursday. :)

Now it's your turn...what simple thing did you celebrate this week?

Simple things Sunday is about taking time to photograph the everyday details that make your life unique, beautiful, and special. Each Sunday we gather here to share our photos with each other. To enjoy the beauty that can be found in the ordinary and to be reminded of just how important the simple things are. 

If you're new to Simple as That I'd love for you join us in this weekly tradition. Scroll down to the bottom of this post where you can find all the details on how to share your photos with us. I look forward to featuring some of your photos later in the week on the Simple as That Facebook page + here on the blog!


THE SIMPLE THINGS ON INSTAGRAM


If you're a bit of an instagram nut {like me} come join in the simple things fun each Sunday via instagram! Post an insta-pic of a simple thing/moment each week. Use hashtag  #thesimplethings and be sure to tag me @rebecca_simpleasthat so I can check out your photos and maybe even feature your photo on the blog or Simple as That facebook page!


Just a few quick rules to play:

1. Grab a button and include it in your simple things post.

2. Link back directly to your simple things post not your blog/website.
No links to other linky parties, giveaways or craft projects pretty please. 
This linky is all about the photos.

3. Be sure to pop by and visit at least 3 other links and leave a comment.
Leave as many as you can.

 



Rebecca Cooper

Rebecca is a mom of four. She enjoys crafting with her kiddos, taking photos, and afternoon naps. Rebecca is a professional photographer and author. Connect with Rebecca on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+. Sign up via email for the latest updates from Simple As That.

76 comments:

  1. Luke's going fishing for the 1st time. (He's 4.) Can't wait to snap those pics! :)

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  2. I am hoping to get some special pictures of my daughter's baptism. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  3. I am hoping to get some special pictures of my daughters baptism. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  4. Photos of my son pitching with his baseball team.

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  5. What a great giveaway! Thanks so much. I'd like to capture the glory of fall in North Carolina this year. Fall is my favorite season and I'm so ready for sweater weather!

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  6. my daughter (featured in my post this week) too is dying to take ballet!

    I would love to capture each of my children playing in the leaves this fall. maybe I can edit the photos with my new quick fixes!

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  7. That's such a lovely classic ballet picture - the look of anticipcation on your little one's face though... it just makes it. Beautiful.

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  8. Aww bless her. My daughter loves her dance class so much that she takes 4 classes now; ballet, tap, modern and drama.... costs me a fortune.

    Mollyxxx

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  9. Have a lovely Sunday!!! :)

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  10. Being in Australia, it's just coming into Spring, not Fall, but I'm looking forward to capturing my son's 3rd Birthday next month!! He's requested a 'Superhero' themed party, can't wait to get started!

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  11. I'm hopping to capture my son rolling around in freshly fallen leaves this fall.

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  12. Do I leave my comment here? If so I'd love to capture some Halloween baking. I'm going to attempt to use the whole pumpkin not throw the insides. I'd also like to photograph the kiddies in there costumes, bobbing for apples.

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  13. I want to capture a camping trip! We love love to camp, but haven't been in over a year. Can you believe it? This fall is going to be the year of camping!!

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  14. Your daughter is so beautiful. I love her hairdo. :) Good luck, little ballerina! <3

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  15. Oh Rebecca- I love that ballet photo of your daughter. My girls have to wear black leotards- so I'm really loving those pink ones.

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  16. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Bee Craft Inspirations, under the Page 1 post on Sep. 23, 2012. Thanks again.

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  17. This fall I'd love to photograph my grandchildren playing in the fall leaves and with pumpkins. The leaves are already coming down. For the Pumpkins I just need to find a pumpkin patch and a good day.
    These actions look so cool! Thank you for giving us this chance!

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  18. Congrats to your little one for entering dance class. I think she will be a natural. :)

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  19. I love your blog! It's such a lovely place to visit. However, I'm not commenting for the Giveaway. I only take pictures with my Nikon Coolpix and my photo editor is Pic Monkey. Someday I hope to enter the big girl world. But, until then. I'm just me here.
    Blessings!

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  20. It brings back so many memories of my girls years ago wanting to be in gymnastics. Great post.
    Laurie

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  21. That ballet picture is adorable!

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  22. Jennifer Moore9:19 AM

    The most special photograph that will be taken this fall will be a family picture that will include my mother, something I never thought I would see earlier in the summer. She has fought and battled cancer and is on the road to recovery. So thankful and blessed!

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  23. Oh Rebecca! I adore your ballet photo!! I hope your girl loves it. I enjoyed ballet for so many years. I hope my girls will one day too.

    Thanks for the fun giveaway! I'd love to capture a family hay ride ;)

    Have a great week!

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  24. I forgot to comment on your photo. I love it!!! I love the composition and the way it blurs on the other dancers emphasizing her importance to you. It's great. I did invite someone to your linky party. I don't know if she will see it this week or not. I hope so but she is a busy mom so I have to hope she checks her email. :)

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  25. I always get so busy on Thanksgiving that I forget to capture the small details like the table setting. I want to do that this year.

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  26. I want to go back to the Pumpkin Patch with my grandson and get that perfect shot! Last year they were awful in my option.

    Thanks!

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  27. This fall, I want to photograph our trip to Apple Hill. Even though my husband and I have been going for years, it will be our first time with our 9-month-old baby.

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  28. I would love to capture my two littles both smiling and looking at the camera together. I that doesn't happen then just them enjoying all the good thing about fall. The leaves, the pumpkins, and Halloween fun.

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  29. And - I cannot wait until my daughter is old enough to take a ballet class. A few more months. This photo is such a sweet moment.

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  30. Can't wait to photograph my baby's 9th birthday!! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  31. Beautiful picture of your little one! How exciting!

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  32. Linking up for the first time (#43) - you have such a beautiful blog! Thanks for the linkup ...

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  33. Thanks for picking my photo!

    Oh, and by way of entry for the photoshop actions...
    I would like to capture Jack jumping in the crisp leaves this autumn!

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  34. The pumpkin patch is #1 on my list for fall.

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  35. Me and my son playing in the fallen leaves. It's a picture I try to capture every year. Autumn is my favorite time of year and it lasts such a short time and I love to capture it!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  36. A friend asked me to come and take some pictures of her and a few friends that are running in the Color Run and I'm excited about that. Wish me luck!

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  37. such a lovely capture. :) my oldest takes ballet during the summer and adores it. :) she can't wait to start again.

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  38. Jennie3:27 PM

    I am hoping to get pictures of our family's camping trip.

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  39. I photo of my girls in their new boots playing in a pile of leaves!

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  40. Last Fall, I got some great photos of our oldest at our favorite pumpkin patch. This Fall, I'm looking forward to our youngest being able to join in on the fun and getting it all documented.

    Love that photo of your little girl. She is precious.

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  41. ~Karen SJAZ5:00 PM

    My young granddaughter and I set out a bird feeder a short while back. I am hoping to capture images - for her and me, too - of birds taking advantage of the feast of seeds as fall brings in cooler temperatures.

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  42. I would LOVE to win these actions. Getting real sick of the same treatments I do on my photos. I can't wait to capture my Anna with a pumpkin this fall!

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  43. I want to get some cool Halloween pictures! :)

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  44. I live in Australia, so it is Spring for me, but I am looking forward to capturing my daughters first birthday. I can't wait to capture the colours and her smile at her party :)

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  45. I would like to capture three of my quadruplets playing in the band for homecoming. They are freshmen this year. All new and exciting experiences.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

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  46. I'm looking forward to lots of family here for Thanksgiving day. That will be a good photo opportunity.

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  47. the colors right now are so beautiful...we get such a short fall season here in Alberta so i'd love to get a few pics of my kids outside to remember this time.

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  48. My parents are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. I am excited to take pictures of them!

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  49. Awe - so exciting for your little one to begin ballet!

    One moment I am looking forward to capturing this Fall is a family gathering for my father-in-law's 70th birthday!

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  50. I am hoping to get some great shots of our son playing in the leaves. Fall photos are the best!

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  51. what a sweet little ballerina! i just love her!

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  52. My son turns 2 this fall and I can't wait to capture him at his "tractor" party! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  53. Shawna y10:35 PM

    I would really like to capture a great shot of my son riding his bike. He just took off the training wheels and I would like to get a great shot of him cruising.

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  54. We live on the east coast and my daughter on the west coast. Although we've seen our 8 mo. old grandson several times this year, none of the rest of the family has. She's bringing him here next month and I can't wait to get family photos of this darling boy and all his relatives!

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  55. I'd like to capture some great fall photos...leaves, kids, pumpkins and have that moment when you open your photos on your computer and you find that ONE lucky snap!

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  56. I am expecting the arrival of our baby boy on October 2nd. Can't wait to capture all those first moments and events. My camera will be very busy for the next while :)

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  57. I just did my first maternity photo shoot at a beautiful park in Connecticut!

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  58. realized when i commented yesterday i forgot to mention the photo i want to capture this fall...lol...so here goes...there is a beautiful old bridge on the farm where we always go for fall festival. this year i want to be sure and get some photos of my littles on that bridge! :) please count my in for these actions...i'm in need of some new ones. :)

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  59. This fall I would love to capture our thanksgiving dinner. Since she was a newborn we have always taken a picture of our youngest next to the turkey. It was a family joke cause the turkey is always bigger than her. Well we want to keep the tradition even though she has surpassed our turkeys in weight! Love your blog!

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  60. My little guy turns three this week. I can't wait to capture him blowing out his candles and ripping open the wrapping paper!

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  61. I want to capture the change of the season in such a way that my pictures remind me of the tangy scent and crisp feel in the air that is fall in Oregon

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  62. I LOVE the ballet photo. She is so adorable! This fall I am excited to take halloween pics of my boys in their costumes.

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  63. My daughter's first birthday is this fall and she is right on track to start walking. I really really really want to capture some of those first wobbly steps with my camera!

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  64. my little boy just turned 1 and I want to capture his scrunchy smile face he's been doing so I'll never forget it!

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  65. I am hoping to capture my daughter's first fall.. going to the pumpkin patch and making a big pile out of yellow leaves and clicking away!

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  66. I had a baby 6 weeks ago, so I want to capture everything!

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  67. What a surprise, thank you for the feature!! Wishing you a fabulous week full of simple gifts!

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  68. I would love to capture my three little superheroes at Halloween! We don't see much fall here in southern CA (unfortunately), but i always love kids in costume. :)

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  69. I loved baking a cake with my daughter!

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  70. I am looking forward to taking some fun Halloween pictures this fall! We don't really experience season changes where I live so Halloween is a fun fall event!

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  71. Can't wait to get pictures of my daughter and my grandparents pumpkin picking. :)

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  72. I would love to capture the persimmons out for sale in the village. And the piles of pumpkin.

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  73. what a lovely giveaway.
    thank you for letting us enter.
    a moment i would love to capture is my two year old on a hay ride. we always forget to go and do this in the fall...and he is the last of five kiddos...so this would be a special moment.

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  74. Elise7:13 AM

    Here on the southern tip of Africa we are instead surrounded by the beautiful fresh colours of spring. So while all you Northeners are capturing the images of fall, I am out with my camera trying to capture this array before it fades in the summer heat.
    Elise - South Africa

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  75. Congrats on the first ballet lesson, lil one! You're beautiful! I'd love to photograph my lil guy trying to pick up the biggest pumpkin he can find!

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  76. I would love to capture my one year old playing in the leaves
    san_javier@hotmail.com

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