Category Archives: Snappin’

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They Sleep So We Can Regroup

Let’s do better tomorrow, little man. Both of us. Let’s do better tomorrow. Taken with my Canon 6D, uploaded to and edited onView full post »

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The Baby In The Bathtub

The one in the shiny, round silver thing. She’s as entertaining now… as she was then.View full post »

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She’s A Force

“A squirrel, a squirrel! Dere!” she pointed. She followed it with her eyes, traced it with her fingers on the window. SheView full post »

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That Time I Took A Broken Camera To Florida

You may have noticed things were a little quiet around here last week… or maybe you didn’t. Either way, I gave myself the weekView full post »

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3 Cheers For Love! An Easy Pennant Tutorial

A few weeks ago, I had a friend and her kids over for a playdate/Valentines photo shoot. I threw it together at the very last minute andView full post »

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Calling All Birth Junkies, Baby Junkies, and Photography Enthusiasts

Voting is on for the 2012 International Association of Professional Birth Photographers Image Of The Year. And let me tell you, theView full post »

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Trouble In Camera Paradise

I was tired of the old one. I felt held down, stifled. He was too limiting. He was boring me, frankly. I knew there were others who couldView full post »

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Time Marches On

After the whirlwind and beat-down that was this month, somehow Christmas managed to come and pass and we had just enough of our ishView full post »

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Fall Fields, Photographing Friends, And Do You Believe In Orbs?

I’ve been terrible with taking pictures of us and our life lately. I keep meaning to make it a priority (and I’m actuallyView full post »

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A Love Letter To My Toddler

Dear daughter, I will always love you. Even when you’re knee deep in the shitter. I may, however, request that you take a bath firstView full post »

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Get Instagram Pics Off Your Phone And Into Your Home

I’ve fallen in love with Instagram over the last year and a half as a quick place to share random moments. They’re often theView full post »

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5 Tips For Taking Pictures Of Yourself

There’s been a bit of a movement lately to encourage moms to get in front of the camera. I’ve blogged about it before, aboutView full post »

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My Halloween Treat? A New Camera

I have crafts to make, pumpkins to carve and candy-rabid children to keep at bay today, so not much time for a post with words and stuffs.View full post »

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First World Potty Training

How on earth did I ever potty train the first one without an iPad and the PBS Kids app?View full post »

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iPhone and Instagram Inspiration

I know a lot of you lament that you don’t have “fancy” cameras or that you don’t have time to learn how to useView full post »

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Photographic Evidence That I’m Here Too

Over the weekend, the photography community lost a beautiful soul to ovarian cancer – Jen Burgess Thompson, mother to 2 young boys. IView full post »

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A Smoky Mountain Escape In Pictures

Sometimes a girl’s just gotta get away. Escape. Connect. I had the privilege of joining Susan from 5 Minutes For Mom, Zina fromView full post »

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Romance and Real Life

“Mom, I don’t WANNA eat here,” Kendall whined. “Well, it’s not your anniversary, is it?” I chimedView full post »

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Days Like This

Days like this… they happen. Days when I just can’t seem to find the energy to put my wheels in motion. Or rather, to get anyView full post »

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“Half Circle, Half Circle”

Scott does this thing with Kendall a few nights out of the week where they sit down and they practice writing letters and numbers. TonightView full post »

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Finding Peace Through My Lens

My soul needed the trip I took last weekend. It was a “work” trip (and I’ll blog more about the work side of things nextView full post »

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When Did THIS Happen?

Uh… four year old? Are you still in there? Because you look 14 to me.View full post »

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White Balance: The Difference Between Pretty and Dog Pee

You know what’s been driving me CRAZY for nearly 2 years? The pictures I put up of Leyna’s nursery right before she was born.View full post »

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Toddler Fingerprints In The Frosting

Just got done processing these pics from the mini-birthday celebration we had for my mom right before I left for Blogher. I figured theyView full post »

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Pretty Things or Why I’m Not A Fashion Blogger

The first title was what I planned on using before I actually took the pictures for this post. The second is, well, obvious. Blogher isView full post »

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Blogher12 Photo Vomit

I was going to write a post full of words and thoughts, pictures were to be careful interspersed. It was hard to put together, but I gotView full post »

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Thinking Out and Improving Your Photos, Plus a $450 Clickin Moms Giveaway!

I get questions every now and then about what settings I use to take my pictures and how I make them look a certain way (bright, colorful,View full post »

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A Peek At Our New Barn-Style Doors & My New Favorite Backdrop

This weekend, Scott finished up a couple barn-style doors on a track that he pieced together completely on his own, based on someView full post »

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Benchmarks

Sometimes I shudder when I recall how completely paralyzed I was by anxiety. How it ruled the way I mothered… how it threatened toView full post »

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Blographer – I’ll Be The One In The Sash

So, very exciting fun news to share with all of you! I became a pageant queen over night after winning my very first title! Not really, BUTView full post »

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You’ve Got A Friend In Me… And a Babysitter

Well, what an adventurous few days it has been! I apologize for all the site issues. I mean, it’s very possible nobody is even seeingView full post »

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The Way I View: Fatherhood

I’m lucky, so so lucky to have Scott as my parenting partner. He is truly my equal when it comes to this gig, always picking up hisView full post »

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I Bypassed The Yoga Pants For This

Nothing calls for a babysitter, some drinks with  grownups, and an outfit that consists of pants with buttons and no elastic like a 35thView full post »

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A Small Digital Hoarding Breakthrough

For as many pictures of our family that I have, both taken by myself and professionals, only about 2% of them are printed and displayed inView full post »

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How To Photograph An Ordinary Day In Your Life

We all have the “pretty” pictures of our kids, our families, those days we’re supposed to document. They’re framed,View full post »

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#CatEffects -The Funniest Thing To Happen To iPhoneography

Yesterday morning, my brilliant, hilarious sister posted this to my Facebook wall. At first I was all, “Aww! That’s theView full post »