Week 7: Heart/Love {#OurProject52}

Daenel T {Feel free to follow me on Instagram. I'm @DaenelT}

I have often said that the best gift The Hubs has ever given me is my Nikon D3100 and that includes the children. I honestly never knew how much I enjoyed being behind the camera until he said “Here, have fun.” I’d been taking pictures with my cell phone and then with a GE Power Pro X500 {a bridge camera} but I was ready to move to the next level, I just wasn’t ready to pay that price. So he paid it for me… *swoon*

Week 7 Love {Living Outside the Stacks} #OurProject52

Along with photography, I have a love for all things old vintage. I think that’s part of the reason why I enjoyed teaching American history so much, I enjoyed sharing the stories behind the people and the events. For most people, history is just a bunch of dates and old dead guys. For me, it’s a story that was created by people, shaped by events, and enhanced by things.

Week 7 Love {Living Outside the Stacks} #OurProject52

 

And one of those things that helped shaped the global story is the camera. Think of the pictures this camera has taken — weddings, births, deaths, every day life… In this box is history.

Week 7 Love {Living Outside the Stacks} #OurProject52

Love is The Hubs going to my favorite antique store and buying this vintage camera for me because he knew I’d love it. I cannot wait to find the perfect spot for it in our new home.

Daenel T {Living Outside the Stacks}

 

 

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