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Photography

Behind the Scenes

It’s rare that a photographer will share his or her unedited work. There are a lot of reasons why. For starters, what often comes straight out of the camera is just not fit for consumption. I don’t want to…

Photography, Uncategorized

Summer is Coming!

Hey all! It’s been a while! After a crazy (and busy holiday season), two laptop disasters which left me using an 8-year-old backup laptop for the past few month, I’m finally MOSTLY back online. Phew! I’m done hibernating and…

Photography

Put a Bird on It

Birds, they’ve been the butt of an Etsy joke ever since Etsy was, well, Etsy. It’s the phrase that supposedly describes a certain brand of hipster-esque crafter, the one who just puts a bird on it — birds on…

Photography

Industry

The amount of industry and manufacturing that once covered our Northeastern cities always amazes me. My great-grandparents and great-grandaunts & uncles from the Buffalo area worked in such factories as the Duffy Silk Mill, Wire Wheel Corp, Pillsbury, bicycle…

Photography

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day, everyone! Something that is near and dear to my heart (as it should be!) is protecting our planet. I sometimes get referred to asΒ “crunchy granola” since I prefer reusable materials, organic foods, green products, and local…

Photography

Barn Hunting

Let me tell you how much I love barns. It’s not even a love really, it’s more of an obsession. I must have been a farmer or a barn architect in a previous life because I am drawn to…

Photography

Photos from the past

A photograph is a little slice of history. It’s been on my plate for a while, but this year after spending Christmas back home in Rochester, I brought 2 large boxes of family photographs with Β me back to Boston…

Photography

Sales, Sales, Sales!

It’s holiday sale time, you guys! I’m having awesome deals in all three of my Etsy shops. Happy holidays! FIND MY SHOPS ON ETSY: Jillian Audrey Photography (Fine Art Prints) Islay’s Terrace (Prints, Crochet, Embroidery, Knits) Pretty Kitty Prints…

Photography

Connections…

I love doing art markets and fairs because it gives me a chance to chat with my customers — because my work is so personal and essentially ME, I love answering questions about the places I’ve visited and the…

Photography, Writing

Hi… and welcome!

Hi, I’m Jillian. For a long time I attempted to operate two blogs — one for my art and one for my writing. I felt like I was splitting in TWO. There were times I wanted to post about…