Photographs are All That’s Left

I only have one living grandparent. My maternal grandmother died before I was born. All I ever knew of her[…]

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Family Pictures at Freeman’s Mill Park in Dacula, GA

I had the pleasure of taking family photos for a good friend a while ago. We decided to do the[…]

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Photography- The Best Cure for a Bad Memory

We lived next door to my father’s parents when I was young. Every Sunday we would go next door after[…]

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I am a Misfit

How often have you felt alone, unappreciated, or just plain weird? I know I do, a LOT!! When you feel[…]

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Olivia- Documentary Newborn Photography

When I first started newborn photography I built up a stash of baskets, buckets, blankets, headbands, and many other props. I[…]

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What is Intimacy?

Intimacy. Often people hear that word and think “sex” and nothing more. To me, however, intimate is a word that oozes[…]

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I Just lost an Entire Website!

**This post contains affiliate links. To learn more about our affiliate links click here** I had a very sad learning[…]

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Building a Dam- Unschool Physics and Geometry

A few days ago the kids were helping Dad was a friends truck. While dad was doing the final details and[…]

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Beginning Photography Educational Resources

I (Emily) am a photographer. I have always loved photography, but hadn’t felt confident in myself to actually do more than take pictures of my own children. Educating myself on both the art and technicalities of good photography is the #1 thing that allowed me to find the confidence to take the jump and go pro. Here are a few of my favorite resources for the aspiring photographer.

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