Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

The other day I offered tips on where you can take your children outside of your home to capture memorable photographs of them. Today I want to assure you that you can also photograph your children inside your own home, no matter how dark or cluttered you think it is. The key word in this …

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You’re thinking to yourself right now – I’m sure you are – that your house is too dark for photos of your children and that your flash is unflattering and makes your children look albino (which isn’t bad if you are an actual albino, of course.) So, where can you take photographs of your children …

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I was admiring a photo on Instagram the other day and tried to imagine how the photographer was talented enough to capture an entire family in silhouette in front of the most amazing sunset. Honestly, those photos make me doubt my photography skills a bit even though those type of images are not my style. …

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She likes the mud. A lot. This is my first blog post for the 99 days of blogging with Melissa Firman. It’s a simply post but I think the photos say it all. Go play in a mud puddle today. I did. My shoes are ruined, but my heart is light.        

My house was a mess and my photos were remaining unedited, which was driving me crazy. Little Miss wanted to sit in my lap and have me read to her, the first time ever. I sat in the middle of that mess and read to her after feeling frustrated and annoyed only 15 minutes before, …

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We’ve had so much rain lately that when the sun finally broke it was definitely a welcome sight. Life feels like that sometimes. When it’s sad and dark for so long and so many trials face you, even the smallest glimmer of hope seems that much more wonderful and better. Today’s post is part of …

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It was one of those warm Fall days that reminds you of summer, but not so much you wish it was cooler. It was a day to be boys. They were boys being boys on a playground and on a path in a small city. The fountain dyed blue, they pretended it was a monster …

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I’m not a fan of winter. Winter depresses me. It is cold, obviously, void of sun,most of the time and it is long and dreary and yucky and I hate it — so there. I thought I would have longer before it stretched out its bony fingers but alas, snowflakes started  falling this past weekend, …

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