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How I View… {York Lifestyle Photographer}


March 1, 2013

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Hi, I'm Amy.


Where I Live.
I am pleased to be part of a group of photographers participating in a collaborative photography project. We all recently completed either completely revamping our sites or building them entirely from scratch. It was a long, tough process, and we laughed, cried, screamed, and pulled our hair out together. In the end, we’ve become a great support network for each other. Through this collaborative project we hope to continue to grow creatively with our photography and wish to spread the talents of this strong group of female photographers to the world.

Each month we will be focusing on our interpretation of a different pastime that is near and dear to one of us.  For our kickoff post, however, we have opted to show you how we view where we live – so you can get to know a little bit more about us.

From where I stand, my viewpoint of where I live is one of a happy home.  I live with my two beautiful, crazy children and my devoted, loving (sometimes also crazy!) husband.  We are like most families, I think, in that we spend our mornings rushing around and our evenings trying desperately to catch up.  I live in a crazy beautiful mess.  Need proof?

York Lifestyle Photography

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I hope you noticed the missing sock.  Just another day in paradise…But really, this place is quite close to perfect.  We have a big(ish) city:


But we also have beautiful parks to hang out in.

McDowell Nature Preserve Jump

To walk through and smell the lovely scent of spring’s first blossoms.

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Little bridges in the middle of nowhere to rest on.

Nature Preserve Bridge

And Lakes to watch the sunset by.

Lake Wylie Photography

Please follow along the circle to see all of the creative takes on the place we call home.  Next up in the circle is the lovely Brennan Lanter of Brennan Lanter Photography.  Click here to head on over to see her viewpoint on where she lives!


  1. Julie M says:

    Amy – I love taking a peek into your life! I could completely relate to what you wrote – rushing in the morning and playing catch up at night… My favorites are the flower and the sunset. A little peace amongst the chaos!

  2. Nadeen says:

    I can feel the love and joy in your images! Beautiful!

  3. stefanie says:

    yup, sounds like my life 🙂 love that last shot!!

  4. Heidi Howard says:

    That last shot is stunning! I love that you get to experience city and country life because they both have so much to offer. Great post!

  5. Karthika says:

    I love these Amy. You have adorable kids and I love how you captured all these details of life!

  6. Mary Beth says:

    I love these! You have such nice natural light in your home. I’m jealous. And due for a remodel. Beautiful work!

  7. Cam says:

    Your kids are adorable! I love all your photos. Great job!

  8. Kimberly W says:

    Beautiful photos! My daughter is constantly reading, and I love taking pics of her in the act. Great moments captured!

  9. Emily says:

    I feel like I really got a glimpse of your life…so beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

  10. carol says:

    Your kids are so cute!!! I love that bridge for pictures too! They look so happy! And I don’t see any mess!!

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