for 1999 was straightforward, if exotic.
Tina and Roger are using a coconut and
pineapple, respectively, for trumpet mutes.
This picture was taken in a rain forest
on the island of Hawaii -- the big island. It was during a vacation
with the McEivers, Aunt Jaki and cousin Barb. Barb took the photo.
We took the photos in to a processor
right away to make sure they turned out well, and the color was
a little funky and washed-out-looking, so we did a reshoot, and
we really liked the colors the second time.
also took a few photos along the eastern shore of the Big Island.
We liked them, but they were taken a little askew -- the horizon
wasn't, well, horizontal. We've fixed that digitally, and brightened
the card a little. It would have been a good one, but we like the
shadowy card we did choose.