Life With Kaishon: Treasuring the Normal Day

Life with Kaishon:  Treasuring the Normal Day is a blog with heart and amazing photographs.  Best of all, the author’s love for life and her child is so apparent it’s humbling.  Let’s give Becky a warm SITS welcome!

When did you start blogging?  What is your blog about?
I started in 2007 because I loved my friend Gretchen’s blog (It’s a Girls World). We went to college together and I loved how she kept all of us up to date on her life. After a few months of blogging, I fell in love.

I made friends all over the world. Blogging is a great connector on this crazy journey of life.

Your photographs are beautiful.  When did you realize that you have a talent in photography?
When I started participating in I Heart Faces weekly challenges I realized taking pictures was a passion. In any spare time I was out practicing. I learned a lot and have had so much fun finding a style.

What is one tip for producing crisp and clear photographs?

  • Try to get the story when you snap the picture.
  • Fill up the frame with a story.
  • When you tell a story, your picture almost always turns out beautifully.
  • Stand still. Or lay still. Or whatever : )
  • Look for a great angle.

Capture life. Life is beautiful.

Where do you see your blog in 5 years?
Kaish will be getting ready to go to to college. Oh my goodness. I hope that it continues to be a place where people can come and find happiness and love. There are so many bad things in the world. We need more joy.

What is your favorite thing about blogging?
Meeting new people. Feeling inspired every day. Making connections.  Obviously I can’t pick a favorite. Whoopsie Daisy.

Do you have a favorite quote?
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.  ~Anthony J. D’Angelo

Favorite Posts:
4×365:  This post tells a story about HER man.
Happiness is Children:  I swear that these photos capture each child’s personality.
Listen to the Mus’nts:  This post tells a story through beautiful photos.

Comments

  1. Can’t wait to check it out!
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  2. I really need to stop taking pics with my phone. Yours are so beautiful!
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  3. Happy belated SITS day! Your photographs are truly beautiful, & you really have a knack for telling a story within a photo; I envy that. Going to check out your blog now. :)
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  4. Mandy B. Anderson says:

    You are very talented! Thank you for sharing the way you see the world through your pictures!

  5. Amazing photographs! Great blog!
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  6. Happy SITS day! Her photographs are truly remarkable. And what an inspiring quote this is (thanks for sharing!): Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. ~Anthony J. D’Angelo
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  7. Happy SITS day! I’m looking forward to reading! :)

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  8. Wonderful photos!
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  9. Love Love Love! This is great. Thanks so much for sharing!
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  10. Hey Girl!!! So glad you were featured on SITS! Love your blog.
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  11. Love the photos! I am defitely going to take part in the photo challenges. Bookmarking this site for sure!
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  12. Roses daughter says:

    Great photos! Can’t wait to check you out!

  13. Beautiful photos! I absolutely love that quote too. I’m so glad to have found your blog!
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  14. I love when photographers are featured, especially those that are home grown and have personality!!
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  15. What a great site! Happy SITS Day!
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  16. Glad to come across your blog. I am just starting to experiment with photography, what camera would you suggest for a novice? Would love your advice; my email is nelson@telusplanet.net

  17. I always love to look at beautifully taken photographs. It seems like her blog will be a place of positivity and I’m off to check her out.
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  18. Treasuring the normal day is something we all should do!
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  19. Loved the post about her man. I absolutely love her blog!
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  20. Love the photographs! I took out my camera for my latest post. Just needed a change of pace. It really can be a lot of fun.
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  21. Who wants a burger? Happy Labor Day!
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  22. What a great site! I love photo challenges too!
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  23. Happy SITS Day – gorgeous photos and I look forward to checking out your blog :)

  24. Love that quote. May have to print it out and hang it in my classroom.
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  25. I’ve been on this blog before and it is wonderful! Highly recommended!
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  26. great pictures! looking forward to what’s on your site!!
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  27. Hatton says:

    Great photography and inspiration!

  28. I love the photog challenges. Headed her way .)

  29. She really does have amazing photographs!
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  30. Happy SITS Day! I am going to visit your site now.
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