Final Farm Fotos of 2012: Still Learning

Still learning how to use my new camera, that is....
As you can probably tell by the picture above, I have not mastered the action shot.

After a wonderful Christmas with the family, we've been hibernation mode and trying to stay warm. 
Our weather went from sunny and upper 60's a week ago to damp, dreary, and 30 degrees. 

Before my hands got so cold I couldn't feel the buttons anymore,
I took a walk around the place today with my new camera to get more familiar with it.... .

 Hello, Meatball!

 Cecil strikes a pose for me.... I love how he looks like he's wearing his fancy pants.

I was trying out some of the neat features of my new camera on these next ones:

Wide Angle....



I'm not sure which setting this was, but Lily is cute in it anyway. :)

The hens are on the hunt for bugs in the garden....

Lily and Edie take a moment to catch up on the latest barnyard gossip.

Daisy's pose sums it up pretty well ....

It's the "end" of another year!
So long, 2012!


  1. You're doing a Great job with the new camera girl!! Love all of these... Especially Lily!Hahaaa.... She's Always my favorite!
    Happy New Year!!

  2. I love the antique barn photo! So pretty!
    I bet there might be some You Tube channels on how to do all the fancy things on your camera. I am so excited for you & can't wait for your blog posts in 2013.

    Happy New Year to my sweet blog friend!

  3. Very cute barn!
    I always enjoy your photos.

  4. Haha, "the 30s" sounds pretty balmy! It's MINUS 36 around here, and I'm not taking any pictures today either!!! I did yesterday though, but it wasn't quite as cold.

    I love that "antique" shot of your barn. Looks like a postcard!!

  5. Any shot of Lily would be great, and I believe she knows it too. I like a dog who is confident in who they are! ~smile~ Your farm photos are lovely, it looks like you are doing fine.
    Happy New Year.

  6. You've been so busy this year your posts have been missed. Hope next year we'll see more of ya. Happy New Year!

  7. Happy New Year my friend! I LOVE all your pictures!

  8. i just love your barn and all your critters. stay warm and dry!

  9. It looks like you got in down as the photos are great. Love the one of Lily.
    Have many more days of taking pics.
    Have a blessed New Year.
    Very cold here!!!

  10. You do good with the picture taking.I always shake in mine lol.Happy New Year to you and yours!

  11. Nice!
    Happy New Year's Eve.
    Benny & Lily

  12. Great pictures Paula!! Wishing you a Happy and Blessed New Year!!

  13. The rooster should have warm legs. The new camera did a wonderful job of showing us around your farm.

    Happy New Year!!

  14. You are doing a far better job with the new camera than me.. I love your shots and your animals.. Happy New Year to you and yours.

  15. Love 'em, Paula! Love the antique barn look, and I sure could use a wide angle lens. Santa was good to you, girl!

    I like Edie's pose, looks like she's just standing on one foot on the back... cute!

    Happy New Year!

  16. Hello dear~
    Oh! So wonderful you've got a new camera!!! It's so good to see all the critters...Look for a little package to come to your door.... xxoo

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  18. So cute! Wishing you a blessed New Year!

  19. Happy New Year, sweet Paula.. xo

  20. Well, it looks to me like you are getting the hang of it. You have really great subjects to work with! Love the wreath on your barn! How pretty. And all your animals...Meatball made me laugh out loud. That is a great name.

  21. Paula, I wish you and yours and your farm the very best of New Years!

  22. What a fun day you must have had with your new camera. The pictures are very good. My favorite is the shot of Cecil.
    Happy New Year!

  23. looks like you've got that new camera down quite well! nice photos!

  24. Hi Paula..
    How fun to play with your new camera, and try out all the fun settings!!

    Love the farm pictures, and of course.... Lily just could not be any cuter.... new or old camera :)

    Hope that this new year is filled with blessings and happiness for you and your family, and farm critters too :)

  25. I also received a new camera a few weeks back. You need to share what kind. My camera is a Cannon sx20.

  26. I think you are doing great! Love the wide angle antique shot of the barn! But they all look great! Hope things warm up for you guys! We have one more "close to freezing" night and then a bit warmer for a few days!

  27. I'm poking about today and catching up on some of my favorite places! Love the pictures....and wonder what the new camera is? I got one, too!!
    Animals make ones life so happy, don't they? :)

  28. I love the photos you share of the animals. So sweet.


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