Category: Documenting Details

Documenting Retired Life: A Personal Photo Project from Jen Faith Brown

After working extremely hard for over thirty years, both of my parents retired this year. As a personal project, I followed them around for a couple hours to document what retired life is all about for them. My dad is a lover of all art. He has a workshop in the backyard in which he […]

Documentary of a Husband’s Record Collection – 7 Day Challenge

After July’s 7 Day Storyteller’s Challenge, Meghann’s #preserved story stood out to me. She chose to photograph a subject other than little ones… her husband. Ok, hold on… I’m hearing the sound of the record scratch. (post pun intended, ha) I’m adding this, because I know you’re going to ask: Yes, you may photograph your little […]

Making Pictures of Guilty Pleasures, Security, and Comfort

I’m guilty of comforting myself with bad food and too much wine. I’ve squandered money for the all-too-brief comfort of a superficial purchase and have bitten my fingernails until they bled. I’ve also given myself the gift of daily meditation, nightly foot rubs, and exotic smelling candles that transport me to another place when I […]

How to Run Day in the Life Photography with a Couple

So often it seems like couples without children feel that the details of their daily lives aren’t “photo-worthy.” And that makes me so sad, because in 20 years, when they’re looking back on where they started, I know they’ll feel completely different about it. They’ll wish they could remember those seemingly insignificant details of the […]

Documentary Family Photography - Husband

Documenting Your Husband + Life Before Being a Parent

Documentary photography was always within, I just didn’t realize it. When I first got into photography, about a year ago, I was always a tad bit envious of all the other photographers I saw online taking gorgeous photos of their children… You see, I don’t have children yet. I always thought it would be so […]

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