Category Archives: Snappin’

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Tips To Keep a 365 Photo Project From Becoming A Chore {Contributor}

Suzanne is blowing my mind with her 365 photo project. She’s making it look so easy that I asked her to write about it for me… I meanView full post »

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A Calculated Kind Of Smart (And A First Haircut)

When our dog Bruno had to wear the cone of shame for any reason (and there were many), he would just… sit there. Motionless. Shifty eyes. IView full post »

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Manual Shooting Made Easy(ish)

I truly believe the (not so) secret to getting images that WOW from your DSLR camera is to force yourself to learn how to shoot in manual.View full post »

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The Hat

I got it for him the Christmas before? After? we got married. It was $15 at H&M. It was an afterthought. A random thing I picked up soView full post »

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34 And Snow Boots

I bought my first pair of snow boots ever last month, right after we booked a cabin in Tahoe. Because Tahoe and snow boots, right? If notView full post »

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Big Impact, Little Cost: Display life’s little moments on a clipboard wall

This home has considerably more wall space than our last one, which is equal parts exciting and overwhelming. On one hand, I can’tView full post »

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The Heart Wall Tutorial- How To Get Crisp Stencils On Textured Walls

I’ve been itching to get the kids rooms done since the day we moved in. The way my brain works, it’s like the reverse of if youView full post »

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My 4 Year Photography Journey

This is one of the last pictures I took with our old point and shoot camera, about 4 years ago, right before I received my first DSLR as anView full post »

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Selling The Reality (House For Sale Part 2)

While the pictures we are using to sell our house depict this place as “Pinterest Perfect,” clean, bright, and fresh, they areView full post »

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Rendi Story Boards- A Photo Solution & Giveaway

My oldest child is only 6 years old, but technology has changed so much since he was born. The majority of the photos I took of him as aView full post »

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What I Would & Wouldn’t Do Again At Disney World

Lessons learned for me going forward because yes, I definitely want to go back. Soon! Here are some things I would do again: ScheduleView full post »

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How To Get Great Pictures At Disney World

I took my 6 year old son and my mom on a short trip to Disney World last week, and came home with a notebook full of tips and tricks IView full post »

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It’s A Small, Terrifying World

I’ve been MIA because last week was bananas. The short story is I spent the first half of the week at Disney World (!!!111) and theView full post »

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Bluebonnets 2014

We live in Texas. It’s bluebonnet season. I’m a photographer. I have children. This is inevitable. Bluebonnet pix 2014,View full post »

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Boy Chases Dog – You Need This In Your Life

Just a hefty dose of cute here, nothing more. It’s Friday. Let’s celebrate with a story of a boy and his dog. It begins with aView full post »

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Slice Of Perfect In Our Messy Reality- A Photography Challenge

“How do you keep your house so clean?” I get this a lot, which is highly laughable. While I would say we have managed to keepView full post »

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I Love These Pants For My Crawling Baby

Lowell is officially on the move. Fastest little crawler this side of the Rio Grande. Up on all fours, moving with a mission. He reminds meView full post »

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Your Mouth Is Not An ATM

 Canon 6D & Sigma 35 1.4 lens, 160 SS,  f/5.0, ISO 3200 Kendall: “Hey mom, look… I lost my other top tooth.” Me:View full post »

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BirthPhotographers.com Image Of The Year Competition

Once again, for the 2nd year in a row, I was faced with an impossible challenge. I am a judge for the BirthPhotographers.com Image Of TheView full post »

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This Is 6 Months

Half a year with this guy. Unbelievable.   Pics taken with my Canon 6D and Sigma 35 1.4 lens. View full post »

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This Lens Changes Everything- Canon 40mm Pancake Lens

I now have 2 favorite lenses for my Canon 6D DSLR. Okay, I only have 2 lenses for it, but I love them both equally for differentView full post »

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There Is Magic In 5 Months Old

I’ve seen him roll over both ways a couple times, so I know he’s capable of it. He doesn’t do it often, though. I thinkView full post »

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Babies Don’t Keep, But Laundry Doesn’t Wash Itself

Babies don’t keep, but laundry also does not do itself. So while I’ve been busy soaking in every moment with this adorableView full post »

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Less Stress, More Fun Holiday Picture Tips

Sometimes the stress of getting card-worthy family pictures is enough to make us want to draw stick figures in Paint, I know. But beforeView full post »

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A Facebook Celebration and a Shutterbag Giveaway!

When I started blogging 6 years ago, I never, ever, ever thought more than a handful of people would read it. And I never intended thatView full post »

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I Took A Leap- Jill Krause Photography

Remember when our government shut down? Good times. My husband works for the federal government, and he was sent home. For the first weekView full post »

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Pictures of Our Week 2

First, let’s lead with THAT up there. My cousin sent Lowell this freaking ADORABLE outfit over the weekend. It morphed him into theView full post »

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Pictures Of Our Week

Another week has passed, and a million things I’ve wanted to tell you all about (okay, at least 27 on my to-write list) sit in myView full post »

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Living In Our PJs

I’m really glad we put a little effort into our bedroom before Lowell got here because it’s basically our own 2 man (or oneView full post »

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I Didn’t Cry

Kendall’s first day of kindergarten was yesterday. I didn’t cry. Be sure, there were plenty of emotions in me, and it’sView full post »

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Newborn Pictures by Amy Columbus Photography

Oh look! It’s another post with a lot of pictures. This time, they’re not from my camera, but from the lens of Amy Columbus- anView full post »

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8 Days With Lowell

::sits on pillow, dusts off blog, adjusts breast pads:: Hi! Lowell was born 8 days ago. Life is lovely and chaotic all at once. I’mView full post »

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Blinkbuggy- A Digital Documentarian’s Hub

This pregnancy, my 3rd and final, has likely been the most documented pregnancy when it comes to pictures. I may not have blogged muchView full post »

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Still Pregnant! Pictures to Prove It

I awoke to several texts and Facebook messages and pings today, asking if I was in labor. After I rolled my eyes and hoisted myself out ofView full post »

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Freezing Time And Putting It On Display

I cleaned out Leyna’s closet last week in an effort to figure out what I do and don’t have for the next baby. As I pulled outView full post »

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I Keep Meaning To Blog, But…

Then summer keeps happening. And my 3 hours of productivity a day are often spent putting on and taking off little swimsuits, and coveringView full post »