How to Take Great Photos on the First Day of School

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Photo by Karen Walrond

There's a great post "The first-day-of-school photo: how to do it and do it well" over on BlogHer from Karen Walrond (remember her lovely home tour?).


Like Karen, I love documenting the "small, beautiful moments" in our family life. I capture so much of our daily life. However, I tend to be bad about documenting the special days like the First Day of School. I guess, cause I'm pretty wrapped up on those days.

Karen's little photo tutorial reminds me, though, that I can find precious moments in the small stuff amid the big stuff. I love her daughter's First Day of School photos.

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