Lately {photo essay}

I’m gonna tell you up front: this post is totally random and the photos don’t have anything to do with each other. But, it seems like that’s maybe the best kind? Anyways, here are a bunch of pretty photos smashed together into what I get away with calling a “photo essay”.

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P O E T R Y — a book review

Am I the only one who absolutely loves poetry, but becomes too “busy” for it sometimes? Poetry is deep, true, and resounds with my soul. But sometimes, I’m “busy” — meaning I may be just a tiny bit afraid of facing the truths that poetry often tells me about myself. For this reason, I hadn’t read much poetry for a while, until I found out that Julia’s new poetry book had become available to purchase! So exciting!! Now’s the part where I rant about it and describe my innermost feelings while reading it…come join me?

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How To Edit A Photo Session In Under An Hour

Let’s just say it flat-out: photo editing is AMAZING. With all of the apps, programs, filters, overlays, and technology we have now, it’s easier than ever to get that perfect edit on your photos. However, when you take a photo session of, say, 200+ photos to sort through and apply beautiful filters, do skin touch-ups, and prepare for web, YIKES it gets time-consuming. With programs like Lightroom, it’s becoming easier, but what if you’re a cheapskate like me? I’ve got an efficient and FREE system perfected, and I’ll share it in this post.
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