Happy Father's Day, Mr. Fancy Pants

Father’s Day was just here, and this year it was more special to me than ever.  Six months ago we were not sure my Dad would even be around for Father’s Day.   He was diagnosed with a blood cancer and started chemo treatments immediately.   (He recently underwent a stem cell transplant, and I am blessed to say that it was successful!)...more
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Moments in Time: July 1 - 6

(originally posted @ My Really Real Reality)   The past week in pictures ...more

{this moment}

A Friday ritual. A single photo, without words capturing a moment from the week.  A simple, special, wonderful moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. ...more

Then and Now

              Cleaning my office is like an archeologi...more

Seven Tips for Better Photography This Summer

[Editor's note: Here's a post from last year by Karen Walrond of Chookooloonks and Own Your Beauty -- they're such good tips from such an amazing photographer that I had to re-feature them in this Month of Photo Tips. -- Julie] ...more

I really struggle with composition. Do you have any tips on getting good composition? I get ...more

The Family Portrait

"Hey! Hey! Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr! Boo! Boo!" The babies looked up at me in annoyance, then cast their suspicious eyes upon the photographer. Click. "Well, I guess we won't use that one," she said. No kidding. ...more

Kids today don't know they are born. This is a waffly post

In the olden days, school was an entirely different affair to what it is today. ...more

Treasure Trove

Not Your Grandma's Photo Album

A picture is worth a thousand words, and on the internet you have to worry not only about what they’re saying, but to whom they’re saying it.  Gone are the days of snapping candid family photos to be placed in a book taken out at your discretion for an audience of your choosing.  Too many people are forgetting that while facebook, flickr, photobucket and the like seem like a family photo album, they reach a long-ranging audience, many of whom will not understand their sense of humor.Recently, a 19-year-old woman became internet famous after she published this photo on her ...more

(SLIDESHOW) BlogHer '10: Scenes From the Expo Hall

We're putting up your 2010 conference photos as fast as we can. Here is what we have so far. We want your pictures! Just add your pics to BlogHer's Flickr group -- it is here. Learn more about adding pix with this how-to. (Make sure to join the group and set your Creative Commons license so we can share!) The more you label and sort your pictures, the faster we can put them up. You can sort them by: Panels and keynotes ...more

This is one of the best posts that I’ve ever seen; you may include some more ideas in the same ...more