Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

I had ordered a crown of thorns last year as a prop for a stock photography session for Lightstock and it has sat on the top shelf of our bookshelf for a year, occasionally being moved for dusting or straightening of books. A couple times since the purchase I have heard my husband say “ow!” …

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A photographer asked a question in a Facebook group I’m in, sometime last year, about how to get better at varying her perspectives for her photos. So I told her: “Try it all. Go high. Go low. Shoot between. Climb on chairs… move back, move close. Think what will help capture the moment the best. …

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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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The month of June was so busy I felt like I was spun in 20 different directions. I was and am grateful for the slow down times, the times when the kids and I can just explore and enjoy our time together, whether it is at a local creek or simply in our backyard. Of …

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This is part of a blog circle with Clickin’ Moms (a photography education site to encourage moms and all female photographers) and also part of Melissa Firman’s 99 days of blogging. The blog circle features other photographers showcasing four photographs from the previous month. Follow along by visiting Alexis Fischer Photographer This week has been …

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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.        

Last week we had a mix of nice and rainy days but Little Miss didn’t care what the weather was because she rain outside to slide on her new slide no matter what the sky was spitting. It’s a inexpensive slide meant for toddlers but even her brother found a way to have fun with …

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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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