More of my Project 365 shots. ^_^
Day 36 of 365 (02.05.10), Lemondrop’s Forest.
If you liked Photon Pink’s sim (I loved it!), then you will dig this sim, too. That pink tree is massive! This is a shot of the entire sim from a considerable distance, so that should give you an idea just how huge it is. :-O
Day 37 of 365 (02.06.2010), Kouse’s Sanctum Mira Blood.
I was looking for locations to snap pics of my Mira gown in Blood (my favorite color!), by Kouse’s Sanctum. I paid a visit to the Lost World location and it’s a great place with ruins and whatnot.
Day 38 of 365 (02.07.2010), Lost World.
More of my visit to Lost World. This is a Must Visit location, imo!
Day 39 of 365 (02.08.2010), have an apple, my love…
I ended up being “stuck” in Lost World for several days as I enjoyed taking snapshots in my Kouse’s Sanctum Mira gown and created my own poses to use, including this pose with the levitating apple.
I’m kind of proud of the fact that this shot is straight out of SL! I tweaked Windlight and enabled shadows; the only post edit is the crop.
Day 40 of 365 (02.09.2010), still at Lost World.
I switched from my Mira Blood gown to my Mira Meadow gown, and became a fairy.
Some style credits…
More of my Project 365 images!
Day 31 of 365, hanging with Vivi.
Vivi is one of my oldest and most trusted friends in SL.
One of my favorite things about Vivi is the way she plays at dressing up in SL!
Day 32 of 365 (02.01.10), chairs.
Carson and I sitting in our matching chairs in our skybox. 🙂 I was in an experimental mood and played around with different filters on this shot.
Day 33 of 365 (02.02.10), logout edit.
I didn’t take any pics this day, so I cheated and grabbed the screenshot from my logout.
When I pulled up the image I thought my av looked a little lonely so I played around with the image in an attempt to make it a little blue and cold. I tried, anyway. 😛
Day 34 of 365 (02.03.10), random headshot.
Sometime last year, I wrote a blog post on giving your avatar subtle facial expressions.
I’m still trying to look for ways to give my avatar facial expressions that aren’t cartoonish, and I use the lip sync feature a lot. I think I’ve managed to make my av look like she’s surveying a scene with a little bit of surprise and contemplating saying something? 😀
Day 35 of 365 (02.04.10), testing poses.
I’m testing some poses I made for a blog post! Making poses for my blog is fun 😀
Some style credits…
T-shirt – T Junction, Team Lizzie custom t-shirt (T Junction will create custom tees)
Hair – Truth, Caroline (tinted the barrettes to match t-shirt)
Jeans – Armidi, Grace Jeans
Shoes – Detour, Mixflip Sneakers – Pink Hearts
More of my Project 365 images. ^_^
Day 26 of 365, home sweet home.
I have a sweet looking SL home, thanks to Carson. ❤
Day 27 of 365, admiring donna flora’s doberman.
Found a Zooby doberman wandering around Donna Flora. Makes me want to go play with my yellow lab ^_^
Day 28 of 365, baby & dog.
I’ve had my yellow lab from Zooby’s for probably over two years, now. The dog has been updated lots of times since I got it, Zooby’s is really good about that. If Zooby’s stuff was cheaper I’d probably have an entire zoo by now, lol.
Day 29 of 365, red gown at rose theatre.
I was experimenting with one of the photos I took for a recent blog post.
Day 30 of 365, caroline’s jewelry: M&C pendant.
I cheated and used one of my blog pics for my 365 pic, too. 😛 I didn’t have time to take any other pics that day! This image is from my post about skins and necklaces.
I think my latest images from my 365 project thingamajig kind of reflect the way I currently see SL fashion. For me, it’s basically like being a kid again with all these crazy fun possibilities for letting your imagination go. You can dress up as an alien, a superhero, or a mythical creature… it’s just endless!
None of it would be possible without the amazing content creators that grace our grid with their talents. ❤ I normally don’t do the gushing fangirl thing and reach out to designers at random, but when I laid my eyes on the Laya hair demo from Exile I *had* to IM Kavar Cleanslate just to say “THANK YOU”. I liked this hairstyle so much, I actually used it in three of the five shots I’m posting about!
Anyways 😛 Here are my latest…
Day 21 of 365, at Inspire Space Park.
I was *trying* to give this image a comic book cover feel because I felt the pose came out looking sort of superhero-ish, but I’m not really sure what else I should do to it.
I think it’s looking a bit busy, though, with that background >.<
Day 22 of 365, snagged.
Have I mentioned that Carson is awesome? ❤
Day 23 of 365, lashes.
I really like these eyelashes that I got during the latest 60L Sunday, from Crimson + Clover. 60L Sunday has an INSANE amount of stuff but at least they’re really organized, allowing you to go through their notecard and quickly filter through everything.
I’m in the group as a merchant but I haven’t done any 60L releases myself. I am a lazy bum. I think I need to fix that!
Day 24 of 365, insilico plant.
I shot some pictures for a blog post that I plan on putting up soon. This is one of the shots I took. I tried playing around with it to make it look like a painting? Not sure if I really succeeded in doing that. ^_^
Day 25 of 365, casting a spell.
Kouse Singh made a recolor of her Hope gown and I had fun setting up some shots as a wicked fairy. I actually blogged this earlier and you can find that here.
Some style credits…
Gown – Kouse’s Sanctum, Hope for Haiti recolor
Wings – Fancy Fairy, Bloodvine ebony XLarge
Skin – Curio, Moonbeam Light Elf Happy Holidays (group gift)
Hair – Mau’s & Mej’s, Daiyu No Needle
Particles for hands – Pixel Mode, Pixel Dust Dance Particles white/pink
Eyes – Body Politik, Total Darkness
Poses – from my store, Mela’s
My skin is from LAQ.
More of my Project 365 shots.
Day 16 of 365, dancing on the moon.
I found out that the Life Is Good sim is actually going to remain open for another month! Porta Fosse happened to be present at the sim so I asked him, and he said it’s scheduled to close on February 15, not January 15th as I’d previously thought.
While I was there, my Plurk friend Quaintly appeared and I watched in amusement as her little green arrow on my mini-map chased his green arrow down, lol.
By the way, speaking of Plurk! Plurk is fun, there’s tons of SL’ers on there and it’s become a great tool for networking, getting to know your SL acquaintances a little better, or sometimes it’s just good for laughs. It’s also addictive and they’ve sort of made it into a kind-of-game by awarding “karma points” for your activity. I’m currently trying to enlist three more people so that I can unlock the “idiot” smilie (lol) sooooo… if you don’t have a Plurk account and want one, please please sign up using my link?! CLICK CLICK, YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO HELP ME GET MY SPECIAL SMILIES!
Day 17 of 365, baby pose.
Yes, I’ve become obsessed with my Zooby baby.
The baby has an AO built in so that when you ‘attach’ it, you can opt to have it sleeping in your arms, etc. The AO doesn’t touch the avatar legs, though, so you will have the noobish looking default anims on the bottom half of the av (but there is a nicely done walk anim included).
Getting my av to pose like this was slightly tricky, because my av’s head kept moving every which way and then her eyes wouldn’t focus where I wanted them to.
I finally got it though, and now I’m kind of toying with the idea of making baby poses. Just for fun. 😛
Day 18 of 365, last day of WinterChoice.
Carson and I went to the WinterChoice Event Hall to do some last minute exchanging of cards.
I ❤ Carson 😀
Day 19 of 365, me and Baby Coqui with our new friends. 😛
I blogged about my visit to Innsmouth on a previous post, you can read about it here!
Day 20 of 365, I snuck a quick pic with Carson while we were both logged in. I wasn’t in SL very much on this day, and this was the only picture I took. I think Carson doesn’t like this picture, oops! 😡
So there you have it, my latest set of five images for my 365 project. 🙂 I’d originally intended for my 365 to consist exclusively of simple, unedited shots straight out of SL. I quickly discovered that I sometimes want to play with the images, however, whether it’s simply cleaning up some sharp corners on the avatar body or just enhancing the light a little bit. It’s fun!
I’m really just kind of fumbling about, though, when I play with filters and layers and what not. Hell, I only just recently discovered how you can get more control over your black and white image by playing with the different channels under Hue/Saturate! (Carson taught me that 😀 ) (PS CS3 has a black and white conversion tool that’s pretty neat, too.)
Hopefully, if I stick this project out and see it all the way through, I will see some kind of measure of improvement in my pics. Hopefully. 😛
Some style credits…
Hair – LAQ, Tess (must be worn with a hairbase skin)
My skin is from LAQ.
Still catching up on my Project 365 posts. ^_^
Day 6 of 365. Shot on the Life Is Good sim.
What is your favorite color?
I’ve always found this to be an interesting question, because favored colors, scents, tastes, etc. are always changing as you evolve as a person, or move through the days and events that map out life.
I’m somewhat inconsistent when it comes to selecting a favorite color. I like red a lot, especially a deep, rich, blood red; words like ‘vibrant’ and ‘passionate’ come to mind when I picture that hue. And then there’s the happy, almost fragrant and frolicsome quality of green.
But every now and then, there are moments when the contemplative serenity of blue is really soothing. ❤
Day 7 of 365, nap with Baby Coqui.
Afternoon nap pose with my baby 😀 (I don’t do the whole motherhood roleplaying thing, but omg having a Zooby baby is like the ultimate prop LOL. The babies are ridiculously cute!!! If you want to find out more about them, read Gogo’s blog!)
Day 8 of 365. Towing my zooby baby around while exploring the *little kasiopaya* Planets & Art Labyrinth.
I saw this location on M Linden’s flickrstream and had to come check it out for myself.
Day 9 of 365, dream.
My avatar’s eyes shut right at the moment I shot this, and it seemed appropriate.
Day 10 of 365, taking refuge.
The word ‘refuge’ fits with this image in a lot of different ways. He knows why. ❤
Some style credits…
Image 006 & 007:
Hair – fri.day, Neva.2
Dress (lol a very SHORT one) – Luck Inc., Tankdress 50L Friday Nerdieh
Jeans – Armidi Limited, A001 Jeans Regular Classic
Shoes – UBU, Drunks
Image 006 was shot on the Life Is Good sim. You should make time to visit this sim, because Porta Fosse will be closing it down on January 15. 😦 Don’t miss it!
Dress – TRUTH Martini dress, group gift
My skin is from LAQ.
I saw a few Plurk friends starting their own “Project 365” on New Year’s Day, and I figured I’d start my own, too. In case you haven’t heard of it yet, it’s basically just a project where you take one shot per day, for an entire year. I actually tried doing something like this in RL a few years back and it’s pretty difficult to keep up with; I gave up roughly 30 days into it. 😛 I think it’ll be easier to stick to in SL.
I’d originally intended for my entire 365 to be comprised of purely in-world, unprocessed shots… but I eventually yielded to the desire to retouch some sharp avatar corners when I took my latest picture with my prim baby, lol. Anyway, here are the first five days’ worth of shots I’ve taken:
001. Checking out some neat driftwood at G-Field.
002. Working at LAQ is a huge, huge part of my SLife. I’ve been working here for over two years, from when it was originally called RaC.
Handing in my work application to Mallory and Winter was one of the best SL decisions I’ve ever made. 🙂 They’re among the nicest people I know of in SL and they’ve done so much for me, I don’t think I could ever really repay their kindness.
003. One of the best parts of my SL is my partner, Carson Koenkamp. ❤
Who knew that the random guy I decided to say ‘hello’ to almost three years ago at Mill Pond would turn out to be one of my best friends? Grabbed this shot while we were hanging out in our sweet little home in the sky this evening.
004. Running through the jungle.
I was taking pics with my friend Vivi in some of the Costa Rica sims. We recently bought some hot new tribal type outfits from Bare Rose and were taking pics for a blog post. 😀 (I tend to do this a lot xD Take a bunch of shots for a blog post and then end up not posting for maybe a couple of weeks.)
005. Move toward light; Ahern Welcome Area, for the Rashomon Project group. (This is a group started by Queen Coronet that is basically about a bunch of people all depicting the same subject but with their own spin on it. If that sounds like your sort of thing, please join! 🙂 )
I crashed twice while taking shots here; one of my attempts included shadows. I gave up after the second crash and decided to stick with this image ~.~ No post-processing was done on this shot.