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BlythePonytailParades
Indianapolis, IN
My name is Violet and I'm a photographer/graphic designer
Interests: photography, film photography, cameras, art, painting, sketching, music, copeland, emery, underoath, all time low, eisley, pride and prejudice, reading, my husband, God, antiques, blythe dolls, japan, blythe, fashion, forever 21, target, vintage inspired things, my holga
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Wow, May has flown by so fast that I hardly noticed how neglected the blog has been lately. It seems harder and harder to keep up. But if you like before and afters of house projects, you're gonna love the blog come next month. There are endless projects to do... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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Grant's cousin and one of his best friends Derick planned to propose to his amazing girlfriend Rene over a game of Settlers of Catan at our house. I of course was so excited to be able to capture these photos as I sat across the table from them. Derick created... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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I was one of THOSE San Francisco tourists checking out all those iconic Full House spots. The Full House spin off had just been announced that week so I was hoping beyond hope to see a film crew haha! It was still so cool seeing the Painted Ladies and the... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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I am FOR SURE going to use this wallpaper in our new house. I just can't decide where yet. I am not huge on wallpaper, but I keep going back to this one and I can't let it go. Abigail Edwards We have an awesome electrician friend that will be... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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I gotta say, giving these puppies the attention and exercise they need has been hard lately. I'm more than ready to move to our new house where a HUGE backyard awaits us. Give these two some room to run! It's like Cloud knows when I'm stressed out and tries to... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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Now that the weather is livening up again, senior season can begin! I've had a few 2015 graduating seniors as of late and soon the 2016 senior season will kick off. As much as look forward to wedding season, senior season is just as of fun. I absolutely love doing... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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First day we were in San Francisco, we went over the bridge way too many times. Some by accident which was annoying since it's a toll road. But every drive was beautiful and I got to snap some awesome shots especially traveling through the tunnels. Seeing the bridge through the... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
You can! However it would not have the same smooth quality these do and would appear a bit more choppy.
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During our stay in Yosemite, Grant suggested doing some time lapse video while we were roaming around the valley. I have only done time lapse a few other times so I was a bit rusty with setting things up correctly and the footage is far from perfect, but it turned... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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My mom asked me to make a batch of Sopaipillas for desert after Nacho bar last night. I usually fry up some flat tortillas pieces and call it done but we didn't have tortillas and I was not in the mood for a grocery store run. So that's when AllRecipes... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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The day we came home from vacation, we made an offer on this sweet home and it was accepted! After multiple disappointments with other homes and loads of stress and lame crying fits, the wait was finally over. Provided that our inspection goes ok this week, we will be moving... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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I'll be honest, I'm a bit overwhelmed with all the pictures I took during vacation. I narrowed down my Muir Woods shots from 60 pictures to 13 to share so as to not bore you with photo after photo of tall trees. That's pretty much what this post is anyway,... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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May's FREE calendar wallpaper is now available! This shot was taken during our trip to California last week. On our way out of Yosemite to head back to San Francisco, we ran into some pretty heavy fog on the winding roads which I of course began frantically photographing from the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
Thank you so much Megan!
Toggle Commented Apr 29, 2015 on Wedding wears style at Blythe Ponytail Parades
I am all about my florals too haha!
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^_^ Thanks so much girl!
Toggle Commented Apr 29, 2015 on Wedding wears style at Blythe Ponytail Parades
Thank you so much :D
Toggle Commented Apr 29, 2015 on Wedding wears style at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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We just returned from our week vacation in California and oh my gosh did I have a total blast. It's just stupid how many gorgeous spots are in that state. Just stupid. But I love my good ol' town of Indianapolis with it's endless miles of flat ground and corn... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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Our lovely model Sydy Jang This session was so incredibly fun to plan! I love shooting bridal portraits and planning out fun ones like this. Gets the creative juices flowing like crazy! With LOADS of help from all our amazing vendors, this Marie Antoinette inspired stylized session at the Cake... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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This week me and my sweetie are exploring San Francisco and Yosemite! It's been such an absolutely beautiful adventure so far.I have already taken wayyyyyy too many photos ;) More later! Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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Getting gussied up for a wedding isn't a luxury I get to take advantage often. I am such a dress wearing girl so it's extra special when I get a real excuse to wear one. This past Saturday, me and Grant attended a wedding near Muncie, Indiana and I got... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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For our honeymoon, we went to Santa Monica and now for our 5 year anniversary we are headed to San Francisco and Yosemite. Forecast is looking quite lovely for San Fran however it's supposed to rain pretty much the whole time we are in Yosemite. We'll just have embrace the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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Click a pic to view larger So I haven't even shared the photos piling up in my phone since January. Oops! There's a bundle this time. This winter and spring has been a lot of good and bad. I am determined to focus on the good today. Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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I think the most common question I get is, "What lenses do you use?" My answer is always the same, "The 35mm 1.4 is the best lens invented!" I have a few other favorites though. And today I thought I would share my favorite lenses for portraits. Something I shoot... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades
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Anna and Phil's day was so relaxed and sweet. I love intimate weddings and this in-home February celebration was perfect. It took place on one of the snowiest evenings of the year! I definitely wasn't expecting so much snow, but thankfully there were loads of beautiful spots for photos inside.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Blythe Ponytail Parades