In the Dark Room

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2.52 Rule of Thirds

As the blogger and photographer behind Living Outside the Stacks, I independently select and write about stuff I love and things I think you’ll enjoy too. Living Outside the Stacks has affiliate and advertising partnerships so I get revenue from sharing this content and from your purchase. Thank you for […]

1.52 Self Portrait

Hey! How’s 2022 treating you so far? This first week has been off to a rocky start for me. My family has had to deal with a couple of non-COVID related medical issues. And, I’m not gonna lie, it has been overwhelming. However, things are smoothing out so maybe 2022 […]

Mother’s Day Photo Dump: Arkansas

Y’all, I got to spend Mother’s Day with my daughter, her boyfriend, and her pups, and I couldn’t have been happier. They treated me like a queen — homemade cinnamon rolls and mimosas for breakfast, shrimp and grits for dinner, and a photo walk… It was relaxing, therapeutic, enlightening, and […]

365 Project: April 2021

And that’s a wrap on another month of pictures… I feel like I did more than drink coffee in April… Let’s see, I finally finished The Street. It was a long book but a good one. So much of Ann Petry’s words are still relevant today. I’ll write a review […]

365 Project: March 2021

And that’s a wrap on another month of pictures… The Hubs and I celebrated 26 years this month. Our celebrations were low-key. We’ve never been one of those go all out and celebrate one day kind of couples because, well, every day demands a bit of pomp and circumstance, don’t […]

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My Photography Project: Music I

Nikon D7500 + 35mm f/1.8G @ 18mm, ISO 1000, 1/40, f/6.3 Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It’s transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain things happened in your life. It’s uplifting, it’s encouraging. It’s strengthening. […]

365 Project: February 2021

Because I took the time to make a badge for January and I wanna share it… LOL When I first started this project, I’d initially planned to post weekly. Well, life happened and here we are… A month of photos. At some point, things will settle down and I can […]

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365 Project: Week 5

29.365 It turns out The Hubs is a better plant parent than I am. 30.365 “I think I like wildflowers best…” – Rebecca Donovan, What If 31.365 Goodbye, January. 32.365 Because this skirt is all kinds of fabulous and this time last year I couldn’t zip it up. 33.365 Working […]