Day 3: Coffee date on the beach. - LeZandra Photography - Norfolk Virginia Boudoir Photography

January 3, 2011

Day 3: Coffee date on the beach.

I apologize for the late post.

I ended up passing out while watching 1984. It was a busy day.

And I had the craziest dream.

I was actually in the bleak world that George Orwell had created.

But my day was anything but bleak.


I woke up this morning to head out to Hale Iwa and meet Noelle from It’s a Wild Life Photography.

It was beautiful out!

I cannot tell you how nice it was to just relax and talk shop.


Because it was bright and sunny out,  I decided to try and get my metering down.

This weekend I shoot my first wedding.

At noon.

Near a beach.

I am a little worried to say the least.


Noelle and I spent some time trying out the different metering modes on our cameras.

I will be honest, metering is something I struggle with.

When I had just started out and didn’t know much about it, things were solid.

But know that I know all about it, I can’t get it right.


I spend a majority (okay, pretty much all) of my time looking up photography stuff. I am tempted to stop and just wing it.

That tends to work out the best.


I focus a lot on the technical side of things and it is starting to consume me.

No bueno.

I end up losing the creative aspect that I picked up the camera to capture.



I am hoping for clouds in the sky or a shady place to do the formal shots.

I will be heading down there tomorrow to check out the location.


I wrapped my day with lunch with a past client turned friend 🙂

And we tried to get our dogs to play together.

I know they had good intentions, but I don’t think the boys realize just how big they are. They are both weighing in around 80lbs, but think the are 20lbs.

And Roxy wasn’t having any of that.

I swear, Kato has no luck with the ladies.


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