yesterday, with lots of help from nicolaus (who is actually a good little photographer himself), i had a little photo shoot with one of my best friends, lauren. it was my first assignment for intro to photo and we were basically just supposed to figure out iso, f-stop, shutter speed, motion, depth of field etc. we're supposed to turn in about 15 photos, but i definitely ended up with 300 photos of this beauty. i should probably wait until post-photoshop to post any of these...but i just can't wait. lauren is a babe photoshopless. 
so here are a few of my favorites: