Focus on Photography

My husband got me a new camera for Christmas. It shipped early, so I actually received it at the beginning of December — he wanted me to be able to photograph Christmas with it, but, I got so caught up in Christmas, that I forgot to take more than a handful of photos.

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I did, however, get to take it with me when I went to Creative Passions Crop & Quilt Retreat in Chesaning, Michigan just before the holidays. Here are a few of my favorite photos I took there …

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Chesaning_Candy_Spiegel5Creative Passions is a wonderful place, by the way … we stayed in the small space in the back of the church, called CP2B, which comfortably holds four with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a fireplace. There was plenty of space to cook (or to set out the junk food, which is what we did) and crop. The owner provides so many amenities, including breakfast, bottled water, hair dryers, shampoo, lotion, every channel possible on the tv, WiFi and even a pencil sharpener! I loved my time there and cannot wait to go back. I only made it to two of the restaurants but I did find the best gluten-free pizza north of Detroit at the bowling alley. And, I was able to find a few Christmas presents in town, as well. It was nice being away from all of the hustle and bustle and big box stores for a bit. I have got to book another trip …

 

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