A Photograph is a Biography of a Moment

by jessicaturner on March 27, 2014

So many of us here love to take photos. This story of a man who documented his wife’s story through their 60+ year marriage is simply beautiful. A must-watch today. Have the tissues nearby. I love what he says, “A photograph is a biography of a moment.” So true. His words reminded of so many […]


10 Tips for Taking Adorable Baby Kiss Photos

by jessicaturner on January 23, 2014

If you have been perusing Pinterest these days, chances are you have seen this cute picture of a baby with red lipstick kisses all over him. I think I pin him to my Valentine’s board every year. This past weekend we visited my family in Wisconsin and my sister asked that I help her recreate […]


The Phone Photography Project: A Summer Class

by jessicaturner on May 9, 2013

Hard to believe this photo was taken a year ago in Hilton Head Do you take a lot of photos on your phone? I sure do. Phone photography has greatly enhanced how I document my family’s story – particularly when it comes to every day life shots. (I’m addicted to Instagram.) That’s why I am […]


How you will feel if your hard drive crashes This post is the second of a 2-part sponsored series by Gillware. To read part one about my hard drive crash & recovery of three years worth of photos, click here. Before my hard drive crashed, I don’t think I ever would have read this post. […]


Dropped External Drive & the Recovery Process

by jessicaturner on April 24, 2013

This post is the first in a two-part series sponsored by Gillware. In January, Matthew was looking for a photo on our external hard drive. While doing so, he pulled the laptop over to his couch, thinking the drive cord was longer than it was, and the hard drive crashed to the floor. Immediately, the […]


Are you on Instagram?

by jessicaturner on March 10, 2013

I love Instagram! It is such an easy way for me to document little bits of every day life and has been a huge help with Project Life. I am also so inspired by other Instagram friends’ photos. I find myself looking at life through my phone’s camera lens a lot more often, constantly wanting […]


Photo Challenge – Are You In?

by jessicaturner on February 22, 2013

You might remember that in January, Matthew dropped my hard drive. It crashed. Literally to the ground and literally as in I couldn’t read a single thing on it. (I’ll be writing soon about how the amazing Gillware recovered 93% of the files!!) You can bet your bottom dollar I am more committed than ever […]


5 Tips For Creating a Photo Book (FAST)

by jessicaturner on February 8, 2013

I love to make photo books when I have A LOT of pictures from an event – like Christmas, birthday parties, etc. Some people think photo books are difficult and/or time consuming to make, but they aren’t either. I have gotten to where I can easily make a photo book in less than 2 hours. […]


Halloween Photos + Link Up

by jessicaturner on November 2, 2012

I hope you had a Happy Halloween, or a “Happy Halloweeny!” if Elias is talking to you. We had a really memorable Halloween this year. I knew that with moving + a lot of fall travel, I would only have time to make a costume for Adeline. Plus, Elias wanted to be Luke Skywalker, which […]


Baby Bunny Photo Inspiration

by jessicaturner on April 5, 2012

I love holiday baby photos! With Easter coming this weekend, we did a mini photo shoot of Adeline wearing some bunny ears. (You longtime readers might remember I did the same with Elias in 2009.) In just 10-15 minutes, we got so many great photos. I hope this post inspires you to do a mini […]