in case you haven't noticed, i really love taking photos. i take them of my kids, my husband, myself, my family, and my friends. i take photos of interesting light or pretty plants. i take photos of the rain and the snow and the sunshine. honestly, there's not much i won't take photos of because i enjoy creating them and i think they have a lot of value (even if i'm the only one who sees it).
but sometimes, no matter how hard i try, a photo can't quite capture the memory i want to preserve. photos bring so many amazing memories flooding back, but they can't record my kids' sweet little squeaky/raspy/babbly voices. they can't show how quickly expressions morph from angry to sad to giggly. and that's why i decided to start learning how to create videos as well as photos.
my goal for this year is to make at least 2 videos per month of something- whether it's my kids or myself or my kids and myself or what a gorgeous day it is outside or whatever. i want to learn how to take videos that capture just a little bit more than a photo is able to.
so here it is- video one of the year- a short and sweet little film of my kiddos doing what they do best.