Boondock Ramblings

One of us. One of the mourners.

Out of the two of them I worried about telling my 11 year old son the most. I dreaded it, in fact, but then I dreaded more the delay in being able to tell him; a delay caused… Read More

Photography tips: Never be afraid to raise your ISO to get the shot you want

I recently joined a Facebook documentary group and right before I joined they had a challenge to capture scenes in the evening, after the sun set, at a higher ISO. For non-photographers, taking photos at a higher “film… Read More

M* Family | Athens, Pa. Photographer

It’s amazing the photos you can grab in only 30 minutes.  This was a fun, quick family session at Round Top Park in Athens.

10 on 10 for July and all that jazz

Today is the day I showcase ten photos from the previous month as part of the 10 on 10 Lifestyle blog circle. June was a month of discoveries and for me I discovered, or shall I say, finally… Read More

Tuesday tips for mom: Avoid saying ‘Look at the camera’

Every other Tuesday I will be offering practical photography tips for  moms who don’t consider themselves a photographer but still want to visually record the everyday lives of their children. These are merely tips or suggestions, not rules… Read More

How social media sucks my life from me and why detoxes from it are needed

I’m sure some will say I’m being over dramatic and maybe they will say I just need some will power but each day I find myself having to admit what I’ve read about the addictive nature of social… Read More

Summer’s End and Weekly Favorites| Sayre, PA Photographer

Summer’s end rushed at us so fast we ended up a bit confused sitting smack dab in the middle of the first week of school. I felt like I had been carried far away from summer, all the… Read More

Denial is the first step to not admitting we’re in the toddler years

I wasn’t ready for it, I’m not going to lie. The attitude. The firm shakes of the head and the cry of “no!” The folded arms. The tantrums.  The deep scowls and body flops to the floor. She’s… Read More

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