Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

I loved photographing this family at their home in rural Sullivan County. Their small country farm with their chickens and easy access to hunting land is my idea of an ideal place to live, since I grew up not far from where they live.  Before I got there, Mom had one specific request; her daughter …

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I read Elizabeth Willson’s post about storytelling through your lens after we visited the local blueberry farm, but was a bit proud of myself for actually following most of her tips already. Since reading the post, though, I’m looking forward to trying this again and capturing each of the different images she suggested. I’ll be …

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You would have thought we had never seen snow before the way Jonathan and I quickly dressed ourselves and the baby and headed outside into the cold. “Quick! Before it melts!” I called as I buttoned Grace’s new Christmas-styled coat. With a winter that was featuring temperatures way above normal I knew the day could …

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Sometimes I want to give up on photography that speaks to my heart so I can make a quick buck with some quick poses but then I remember why I love lifestyle, or what I also call storytelling, photography. It’s real. It’s emotive. It tells stories. It’s memories frozen in time, not poses. One of …

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Isaiah 61:2-4To proclaim the favorable year of the LORD And the day of vengeance of our God; To comfort all who mourn, 3To grant those who mourn in Zion, Giving them a garland instead of ashes, The oil of gladness instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting. So they …

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