Letters to our Sons

{I am privledged to be a part of a blog group that shares our letters & journeys about ‘our’ boys….please continue through our circle with Kristina from PurkyPics and follow us on photographic journeys….}

A date night with my London Boy!….Because every son deserves a date with his mum (every once in a while).

It was fun to run around just you and I…take some pictures…your such a little model and love to pose in front of my camera…it was fun walking through the garden and talking about the plants and what happens to them in the winter.  Your so inquisitive! You love to learn!…I loved watching you pick up leaves and throwing them over your head-to see which way the wind blows….and finding that one last dandelion in the grass….

You’re my Sunshine on a Cloudy Day…..and I am so honoured to be your Mum…..Know that you are forever loved…..

xox Mum

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Letters To Our Sons

Hey My London Boy!

Your just chillin out reading your newest book from the library and drawing your comics…or maybe your writing little notes for Daddy and I…. saying how much you love us…

A lot has changed in the past 4 years…from the day we started working on learning to listen with your new ears…and teaching you sounds, putting faces to names, learning animals… I remember the day you heard us speak to you for the first time, when you heard a dog bark and a plane fly overhead…I remember the day you signed ‘I Love You’, and said it the best you could at the same time…

You put 1000% into everything you do & while you may have some setbacks & throw a tantrum–you ALWAYS try again….

Your a pretty special kid!…your fearless, brave, funny, enthusiastic…caring, genuine…the list goes on…. I’m so incredibly proud of you & everything you do….

Love you to the moon and back kiddo….xox



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letterjuly-4393Don’t forget to click HERE to read Jana O’Flaherty’s letter….


P52:2/ Week 41 {Filling the Frame}

While the setting is often important in a photograph, sometimes our artistic intention is to draw full attention to our subject. Filling the frame edge to edge by moving closer, zooming in, or cropping the image in post-processing eliminates background distractions and forces the viewer to examine the subject in close detail. The technique can be used to great effect with a single subject occupying the entire frame, but we might also fill the composition with multiple elements, ensuring that there is a minimum of unused space within the borders. In a portrait, filling the frame with the subject—particularly close-ups of the face—can capture personality or mood that would get lost at more of a distance. Non-human subjects also benefit from this close inspection of all or part of the object, and filling the frame is often used in macro photography to isolate important details. While filling the frame is a compositional technique in itself, combining it with other techniques, such as repetition or rule of thirds, can lend even more impact to the image.

Our year-long collaborative blog project is dedicated to composition and artistry. Please click HERE to read more about our project. The gallery mosaic is randomly sorted every time you load the page so please Refresh the page in your browser to see a different view. Please click on the individual images to see a larger version on the artist’s website and, in some cases, a series of related images.


Freckles are unique…just like Our London Boy.