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I haven’t done one of these posts in a while (the whole tagging someone and answering questions thing, that is). But, since I seem to be lacking in creativity lately and I’m pretty sure my readers are bored to tears, I thought I’d give this a go. Who doesn’t love a good interview now and […]


March 30, 2012


Ever since the husband and I started trying for baby number two, I’ve asked myself what the bond between myself and a second child might be like. I know that I could (and would) love another child. There is no doubt in my mind about that. Boy or girl, whichever child comes into our family […]

Family, Motherhood, Random Things

March 28, 2012

Something Special

This is going to be the last tutorial in the Move to Manual Series! Next week, I’m going to go over setting up a shot and how I prepare my settings and position my subject. Next weeks post won’t go up until Tuesday because I want you guys to take a full week to review the tutorials […]

Move to Manual, photography, Random Things

March 27, 2012

Move to Manual: Understanding Metering

I feel like everything on my blog lately is the same: confessions about my lack of time to do much of anything… expressions of how utterly exhausted I am most days… excitement for all of the things that I want to do… and happiness over the design waiting list that continues to grow. Let me emphasize […]

Family, Lifestyle, Random Things, Work at Home Mom

March 21, 2012


We are slowly winding down this series on understanding your camera a bit better and making that jump from Auto to Manual. I really appreciate all of the feedback that you guys have given and I hope that you are all enjoying this series as much as I’ve enjoyed putting it together. To view all […]

Move to Manual, photography, Random Things

March 18, 2012

Move to Manual: Understanding Focal Points

I have a million things that I could talk about today. I could talk about the tears I shed when someone I consider to be a dear friend, though we’ve never met in person, messaged me on Twitter to let me know that she was expecting. She wanted to tell me, personally, before announcing it […]

Family, Lifestyle, Military Life, Work at Home Mom

March 15, 2012


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Courtney Kirkland is a Southeast Alabama Writer & Designer. Since 2008, Courtney has passionately provided beautiful, intentional design to small businesses & bloggers and encouraged thousands to walk in a rich faith in any situation.

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