When I'm not busy taking care of the baby or homeschooling my 5 year old, I'm out playing with my new 35mm lens! Yes, as an early birthday present to me, my youngest brother's in-laws and my parents gave me the gift of a new lens, a UV filter, and a polarizing filter. I am THRILLED; I just wish I was able to put the baby down long enough to spend some time taking pictures.
Last weekend my family escaped to the mountains for some hiking, and my husband was awesome enough to carry the baby so I could actually take pictures. The cool mountain air and escape from the house were rejuvenating and exhilarating. We even saw a bear, but he was too quick for me to take his picture.
Here are two pictures I took with my new lens.