So, about that regular blogging. I now have an editorial calendar for this blog. You'd think it wouldn't make a difference but it feels very...committed. You should try it. I'm rolling it out soon, including a regular BTS (Behind the Scenes) feature, mostly fiber or fabric related photo shoots. Why not start today?
This morning a sweater kit I shot for Zen Yarn Garden went live. It's fun when these pop up, always a surprise treat. Have you seen their yarn? Pretty fabulous. This is Serenity a superwash merino/cashmere blend (thought you'd ask). It feels divine, and looks even diviner, if that is a word.
I'd be lying if I said this shoot was easy. We had trouble aligning schedules. Then, it rained. One of the few rainy days all summer. Nasty, gray, stormy- not pretty, misty, delightful rain. I had permission to shoot at the Madison Beach Hotel and hated to waste it, so off we trotted. The sun came out, yay-- but it started setting, like, immediately. And I wasn't loving the background options--the waterfront was dotted with romantic sunset watchers, wandering into my image. The nerve!
Then I noticed a bicycle left along a dune fence, the rider probably wandered onto the porch bar for a drink. It matched the sweater! I love when when that happens. A little extra sumpin' sumpin'.
It is Rosh Hashana , the Jewish New Year, tonight. I'll take this moment wish you - whether you celebrate or not--a sweet year filled with happy accidents.