Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

Sometimes I like to convert my photographs into black and white, simply to see what they look like and what moments are focused on without the distraction of color. Sometimes I see a photo in black and white in my head and sometimes in color. To me, photos are meant to tell a story and …

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About a year ago, I started to give up on photography as a full-time business. This may sound like a sad thing but sometimes it’s better to not transform something you love into something you make money from. When I stopped caring if I got clients, I stopped trying to change my photography, and myself, …

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In many ways, I feel like I totally missed summer. Part of the summer it was raining and part of it was humid and hot and the heat made me pretty sick and out of it. So here we are at the beginning of Fall and we didn’t do anything I had planned for the …

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Parents: “Let’s go blueberry picking!” Almost 13-year old: “Yeah, fine. Okay.” Almost 5-year old: “Yeah! Blueberries!” Parents: “We’re here! Where should we pick? Here again? Like last year? Okay!” Outside the car, all reflecting on how it’s as hot as it was last year and noticing arms and legs feel like licorce that’s been sitting …

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We haven’t done anything very exciting so far this summer, other than my husband starting a new job and our family looking at houses in the area where he’s now working. We have had some nice family time with my parents, especially on the Fourth of July, and my son helped my dad install a …

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I’m rarely drawn to an image where I’ve posed someone or something for a photograph. My eye and interest is almost always drawn to an image where the moment was unscripted and unprepared. I live in an area where most requests are for sessions where everyone is posed and since I enjoy photography as a …

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I thought I’d share a few photos from last week and this week. I meant to post this Saturday, but I was behind on editing and didn’t get a chance to catch up until yesterday. We had a great week of a couple day trips, with my husband being on vacation, and then ended his …

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