Archive for September, 2011

Meryl and Tommy come to Stonington…

September 28, 2011

Stonington, in all its movie-set beauty, is actually a movie set this week and next…home of “Great Hope Springs” with Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell. Fun to celebrity-watch on Water Street!



Tommy Lee and Meryl Streep in Stonington for the fiming of “Great Hope Springs”


Water Street transformed.

Extras on set.


Great Hope Springs Director Dave Frankel

Water Street, quiet on set!

More photos here!





Ten on Ten: September 2011

September 10, 2011

Imagine my surprise when I realized I hadn’t posted a single thing here since my last ten on ten–that’s what end of summer and hurricanes will do to you.

I have posted plenty on my Hank & Willie tumblr blog–perfect for iPhone photos on the go!


I also have  lots of new client images on Facebook at Anna Sawin Photography, and lots more to come when I get through my next editing marathon!


But more importantly, I continue to love this project, ten on ten–a passionate group of ten lovely and amazing photographers from the United States and Canada taking ten images, one hour apart on one day out of the month, documenting life as it happens around them. On the tenth of every month, we post our ten images, and if you follow our links, you’ll make it around the whole circle of ten. Enjoy.

This month I’m linking to my dear friend Melissa–see her ten on ten at

These images were taken on Tuesday, September 8, 2011. Our oldest was finally headed back to school–he had been due to start the previous Wednesday, but Hurricane Irene had other plans. The drenching rains on this day were the remains of Tropical Storm Lee, the storm that brought such devastating flooding to the mid-Atlantic area.

School supplies! I love school supplies.

Someone is really excited about getting ready for school! Will, age seven.

The bus stop crew this year, plus Henry who has one more year to go.

The cucumbers just keep coming. No complaints in this house.

What we AREN’T doing today for the first time in days. They have been boogie boarding and skim boarding for hours each day.

School work for Henry on this rainy day. He starts kindergarten tomorrow, but he’s been working on letters while Will does his summer reading.

Rain, rain, that’s okay! Mom and Henry toe to toe–off to the apple and peach orchard we go!

With a stop at Clyde’s Cider Mill on the way home, the traditional first day of school snack!

The big kids are gone for a long day!

Second grade success!

Missing our lovely nursery school, our first year without a child there since 2007. What a happy, magical place it is.