Tag Archives: Beach

Sunset on the beach…

 This beach is kind of on the down low as far as West Seattle goes.  Compared to the much busier Alki Beach.  However…when there is a good sunset, not so much.  So…we had an audience when we were doing these, hence no shots of me awkwardly posing by myself 😉Blog Old Navy Swing Top Edyson Destroyed Skinny Birkenstocks-1 Blog Old Navy Swing Top Edyson Destroyed Skinny Birkenstocks-2A rock in one hand…a stick in another.  SO perfectly Maya… 🙂 Guess Romper Navy Converse High Tops-1Guess Romper Navy Converse High Tops-2Guess Romper Navy Converse High Tops-3Guess Romper Navy Converse High Tops-4Blog West Seattle Sunset-1Guess Romper Navy Converse High Tops-5Blog West Seattle Sunset-2On me…

Top- Old Navy (old)
Jeans- Edyson “sloan” deconstructed skinny  (thrifted, sold out, but similar here)
Shoes- Birkenstocks (20 years old, and still hanging in there!
On Maya…
Romper- Guess (thrifted, but love this for fall)
Shoes- Converse (thrifted)
Keeping it Real…
 So, here’s another look at my set up and a refresher on how I take the images of me and me with Maya.  I use that light stand with a stuffed animal at the top to focus on.  Once I’ve locked in my focus, I switch the lens over to manual focus, so it doesn’t change.  I mark where I need to stand, and run over to that spot with Maya.  I’ve got my camera on a tripod a few yards away.  I usually move the light stand completely out of the way, but messed up on this one 😉  Yes, I’m sure people think I’m completely wacko haha.  Oh, well!  One of these days I’ll try and take a video of how it all goes down…. Here’s Maya getting the hang of it all on her own!  And…here’s the original post where I talk about my set up (misses and all!)Blog Old Navy edyson Outtake
(all pictures taken with a self timer and tripod, except ones of Maya :))

dit-elle-Lauren

Playing on the beach…

 I really need to get one of those tide schedules, because low tide in Seattle is SO amazing!  Maya LOVES to run around in the water, and really….can you get a more beautiful setting??Blog Free People Crochet Crop Vintage Belt Levis Birkenstocks-1 Blog Free People Crochet Crop Vintage Belt Levis Birkenstocks-2 Blog Free People Crochet Crop Vintage Belt Levis Birkenstocks-3 Blog Free People Crochet Crop Vintage Belt Levis Birkenstocks-4Blog HM Striped Top Gap Denim Skirt Old Navy Skull Shoes-1Blog HM Striped Top Gap Denim Skirt Old Navy Skull Shoes-2Blog HM Striped Top Gap Denim Skirt Old Navy Skull Shoes-3And the shoes come off for both of us 🙂Blog Free People Crochet Crop Vintage Belt Levis Birkenstocks-5Another plug for thrift store shopping.  NO worries about getting down and dirty 🙂Blog HM Striped Top Gap Denim Skirt Old Navy Skull Shoes-4Blog HM Striped Top Gap Denim Skirt Old Navy Skull Shoes-5Blog HM Striped Top Gap Denim Skirt Old Navy Skull Shoes-6Blog HM Striped Top Gap Denim Skirt Old Navy Skull Shoes-7Blog HM Striped Top Gap Denim Skirt Old Navy Skull Shoes-8Blog HM Striped Top Gap Denim Skirt Old Navy Skull Shoes-9Blog HM Striped Top Gap Denim Skirt Old Navy Skull Shoes-10Blog HM Striped Top Gap Denim Skirt Old Navy Skull Shoes-11On me…

Top- Free People (via ThredUp) similar here
Hat- Banana Republic (thrifted, similar here)
Belt- Vintage (thrifted)
Jeans- Levi’s 501 (thrifted, DIY cut off)
Shoes- Birkenstocks (20 years old, and still hanging in there!
On Maya…
Top- H&M (via ThredUp)) similar here.
Skirt- Gap (thrifted, but similar here)
Shoes- Old Navy (thrifted, but similar here)
Keeping it Real…
As a side note.  For those of you that are potty training your toddler or have a toddler that is trained, I HIGHLY recommend the Kalencom 2-in1 Potette.  It’s been a LIFESAVER when we are out and about either running errands or down at the beach/park.  It has legs that stand it upright, but it can also fold flat out to be put over a toilet seat.  I also bought this pack of these liners.  Super easy to use, and Maya loves using it.  It folds up pretty small, so I just keep it in my car, or I throw it in my beach bag.  Not really sure what the laws are about toddlers peeing in public haha, but that falls under the beg for forgiveness rather than ask for permission category for me 🙂
(all pictures taken with a self timer and tripod, except ones of Maya :))

dit-elle-Lauren