“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” -Aristotle


“A rising tide lifts all boats” ~John F. Kennedy 


“And there are never really endings, happy or otherwise. Things keep going on, they overlap and blur, your story is part of your sister’s story is part of many other stories, and there is no telling where any of them may lead.” ― Erin Morgenstern 




Never Forget

#NeverForget In silence I remember. In respect for all the lovely souls, friends and family of friends lost 9/11 and after…Let’s live today and everyday in#gratitude for the time we had with them and this very moment we’re gifted today. So, whatever you’re putting off. That life that you’re waiting to happen when the kids […]


ONE – September Photo Challenge

Day One :: ONE Today we’re taking an image of ONE. Overall the goal is to have your image evoke an emotion.  Be sure to hashtag #photogHER2Day so all can view your image Share it on Instagram using the hashtag #photogHER2Day Share over on our Facebook page. Request to join our Private Facebook Group Here  this group is closed, and will be […]

America the Beautiful ©Chandra Achberger chandra.gaspar@gmail.com

The Image 5 years in the Making.

I’ve been wanting this image for a long time. I went to the  World Domination Summit this July and on the way…Well, I saw this. For years I’ve been wanting to capture the layers of mountains in foggy conditions. YEARS. During the conference my d300s decided she’d done her job (well – might I add) […]

Can I use this Picture. -Chandra Achberger

Can I use that picture?

Today in my 10 minutes break from child  rearing and entrepreneuring I stumbled upon this nugget on @LifeHacker. If you have a business or brand chances are you use the internet. In order to gain reach and influence your audience you need to use the internet and social media. To do all things internet effectively […]

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Chandra Achberger

"Learn from yesterday, plan for tomorrow, but live today." ~Rafael Gaspar 'Rules for Living'

Howdy! Obsessed with all things photography. Love to teach, and heal through this art. #photogHER2Day
Coming to you from Austin, Tx. Above all else (and it's a lot) I'm Mom to Abby & Atlas. Married to my greatest supporter and friend, Curt. Everyday, I choose gratitude over grief.  #MakeTheTime to create for me, so I can be the very best for all those in my life.

Pam Bergstrom

Welcome and hello from Jacksonville Beach, Florida! I'm Pam. The Blam. I'm a recent import to North Florida from the lovely land of Washington State by way of the Florida Keys. I grew up in a cozy boating town better known as Annapolis, Maryland and try not to venture too far from the coast, if that's not already abundantly obvious. Luckily, I married a Schooner Sailboat Captain.  We've got three hilarious, water-loving kiddos and one sweet, water-despising pup.  My journey with photography has taken me from a 365 project, to momentary portrait photographer, to a career in light chasing and pushing my photography