Previously ….. A new blog home I have decided to consolidate my portfolio and blog – Azzari Jarrett Photography & Design. Please continue toView full post » adventures in watercoloring, part 2 I’ve been dabbling a little more with watercoloring, and I’m hooked. I’m realizing that theView full post » summertime summertime, and the livin’ is easy….. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » photo + reflection There are times that I think my heart might burst because of the sheer weight of the love I have for them. There wasView full post » what i know to be true Quotes, links, thoughts, and other tidbits that I have found to be true this week: I really enjoy good writing.View full post » shop update: mini prints! Today I’m excited to share that I have updated my shop with 3 sets of mini-prints! These are a collection of myView full post » how to make a polaroid film photo wall I started creating a polaroid film wall a little over a year ago. I have received a number of questions aboutView full post » this week’s flowers I visit our local Farmer’s Market every Wednesday morning. The fresh flowers caught my eye, and I just had toView full post » hello july I enjoyed making my first video so much, that I thought I would create another as a reminder of the sights and soundsView full post » Louisiana Recent captures from a trip home. Louisiana is never short of inspiration for me. I will never tire of capturing myView full post » what i know to be true Quotes, links, thoughts, and other tidbits that I have found to be true this week: I don’t think there willView full post » easing into summer Easing into summer around here. Waking up early to have a few quiet moments before my girls wake. Staying up a bitView full post » a letter to myself On March 26, 2004, I wrote a letter to myself. At the time, I lived in Chicago and was a newlywed, not sure of what IView full post » what’s in my camera bag, part 2 Today I’m finishing up my round up of cameras with my (small) digital collection. You can read more about myView full post » shadows and light It’s no secret that I love fresh flowers in my home. But when I grab my camera to document them, I findView full post » adventures in watercoloring A couple weeks ago, my mom introduced me to watercoloring. It was a quick lesson, but I was hooked. I thinkView full post » what i know to be true Quotes, links, thoughts, and other tidbits that I have found to be true this week: At this point in my life, IView full post » Coffice I think I heard the term “Coffice” for the very first time on instagram. Someone had used it as aView full post » photo + reflection 02 Just to be in one another’s presence is enough. The stress of fulfilling our respective roles for the day isView full post » Words and Images + Free Font Download I have been having a love affair with fonts lately. Mini confession: I have been known to spend money on fontsView full post » mornings around here A typical late spring morning around here. I love waking up early with sunlight there to greet me (yay for longerView full post » what’s in my camera bag, part 1 I love to see what other photographers and creatives have in their bags, so here is my first installment – allView full post » What I Know To Be True Quotes, links, an other tidbits that I have found to be true this week: It becomes increasingly hard to change aView full post » lots of green in the garden this year Lots of green in the garden this year. I am really enjoying being outside and getting my hands dirty. I didn’tView full post » a photo + reflection / 01 the blue hour. the period of twilight each morning and each evening where there is neither full daylight nor completeView full post » behind the scenes: instant film photography A quick, “behind the scenes” look at my process of shooting with my Hasselblad 500c with a polaroid back,View full post » about the table My kitchen table is a major source of inspiration for me. We gather here every night for dinner. My daughters doView full post » on photography, film, and other musings There’s nothing quite like a light leak on the beach. I’ve been thinking so much about this space. IView full post » my peonies I planted peony bulbs in my garden about 3 years ago. It has taken them this long to develop, establish themselvesView full post » bloom instant film + spring = love. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » spring, around here A few signs of spring around here ~ More, soon. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » spring break It’s spring break here, and we are spending a few days enjoying the beach in Florida. A much needed getaway, aView full post » new orleans in black and white Leftover beads from Mardi Gras were around every corner in New Orleans. But it is the contrast and architecture of theView full post » quiet mornings A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I took a quick trip to New Orleans. We make this trip quite often. NewView full post » staying quiet better preserves the miracle “Becoming a parent is difficult to talk and write about, not because the words are hard to find (though theyView full post » march 8 Muffins, morning light, and a hint of spring. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » beginnings The beginnings of a good morning …. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » winter We have had a particularly cold winter this year in Atlanta. These images were captured a couple of weeks ago, whenView full post » for two For two. How we spend our evening on February 14, 2014. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » around here I am adjusting to being a mother of three. I am stretched in so many directions – I am still trying to find myView full post » she’s here We have been blessed with a third baby girl. As an only child, I always wanted a sister. As God would have it, I am aView full post » captured moments, late spring A few moments I’ve captured lately. I’m currently loving this Spring weather – sun mixed withView full post » michael + diana A couple of weeks ago, I attended the wedding of my friend Michael and his lovely bride, Diana. Nestled in a smallView full post » happy mother’s day Spending the day with my girls, and sending love to my mother! Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » a recent walk Atlanta Botanical Gardens Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » sun flare Nothing quite better than sun flare + film. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » nesting And so it begins ….. Can’t wait for this baby girl to arrive. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » spring break We packed up the girls and headed to beautiful Fajardo, Puerto Rico this year for spring break. We needed this breakView full post » my polaroid wall This drawer in my workspace is filled with all of my polaroids, taken with various cameras. Once I scan them, theyView full post » warm lemon water I’ve been replacing my morning coffee (temporarily) with warm, lemon water. Really easy – warming water inView full post » recently, on the table Thanks so much for your kind words from my previous post~ I’m still loving this black and white film. Share thisView full post » growing Our family is growing. We are expecting our third baby this summer. This is one of the main reasons I have beenView full post » almost spring It’s almost Spring – and I don’t think I’ve ever taken a break for this long! And it wasView full post » evening light Sometimes evening light is just as beautiful as morning light. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » new orleans, and a new year Images from a quick trip to New Orleans we made this past weekend. It was great to get away, enjoy breakfast inView full post » a baby shower A recent baby shower for my cousin. It was my kind of shower – a Sunday afternoon filled with tea, coffee, andView full post » early film work As I was digging through my archives recently (trying to organize my files), I ran across these images that I took atView full post » late fall harvest I’ve been sick. And it was not fun. Needless to say, I will be get my flu shot from now on. The above imagesView full post » shadows and morning light There’s nothing quite like fresh, clean linens and morning light. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » the greenhouse A few captures from a recent trip to the Fuqua Orchid Center. Don’t get me wrong, I love orchids – but itView full post » a fall walk Yesterday, I went for a lunch time walk. I stopped and paused when I reached this bridge. It was covered in fallView full post » a good weekend First off, thanks for such a warm response to my book + calendar. It’s quite humbling to see my work in printView full post » book + calendar I mentioned previously how I was busy with a few photography projects. I’m happy to finally share them withView full post » the colors of the season The simple joy of bringing the outside, in. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » the week’s end It’s been a long week. I’m glad it’s behind me. And this weekend looks full as well, but withView full post » my workspace I’ve shared a few images from my workspace before, and I was waiting for the room to be “finished”View full post » october It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I’ve been working on a few projects which I’ll share soon. AndView full post » scenes from sunday brunch Scenes from Sunday brunch with a few of my favorite ladies. First time using Portra 160, and the verdicts still out.View full post » fresh flowers A weekly indulgence for me are fresh flowers around my home. I have mentioned before how I have learned to decorateView full post » a moment A long day. Rain quietly falling just outside the window. Our girls are tucked in safely for the night. Our eveningView full post » the light is changing The light is changing. The days are cooler. The morning light sneaks in a bit later, and evening light is comingView full post » overlooked I’ve been going through my archives, finally getting some of my work printed and framed to hang on the walls ofView full post » summer’s winding down Summer is winding down. It’s the same signs every year – my oldest daughter is back in school, the daysView full post » day 4, polaroid week My baby girl. Taken the same day as this. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » day 3, polaroid week And this is why I love film. How ordinary light is captured and transformed into a story. By the way, it is so muchView full post » day 2, polaroid week One of the corners of my home that soaks in the light. The same corner on kodak ektar 100 film. As usual, I’veView full post » day 1, polaroid week It’s the first day of Polaroid Week 2012 on Flickr. Be sure to check out the group pool. I’ll share aView full post » being present There are never enough hours in my day. There are so many thing I’d like to do, try, and create. And it’sView full post » a walk in the woods A recent walk in the woods. It was raining on and off, but I found pockets of sunshine on this path. I also wanted toView full post » mornings on the beach I slipped out of our hotel room a little early one morning to spend a little time on the beach alone, and I took theView full post » summertime We packed up the girls this weekend and headed for the beach. We needed this more than I realized. Vacations take onView full post » neopan 400 One of the aspects of film I enjoy the most is the ability to shoot with a different film types and feel like I haveView full post » lately, via my iPhone Captures from my iPhone, lately. All of these are included in my instagram feed (@thesweetlight) – which I findView full post » the last of my louisiana images These are the last of my captures from Louisiana, all taken with my polaroid land camera. I hope you have enjoyedView full post » a few details A few more Louisiana details. These images remind me so much of my childhood, spent sitting on chairs like these on myView full post » a window to your soul I’m just getting my film back from my trip home to Louisiana. I made a point to capture the windows that spokeView full post » louisiana I’m home once again. A much needed break. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » coffee and cameras Spending some time in Louisiana (more images to come once film is developed + scanned). And of course, coffee is firstView full post » scenes from the office This is where the magic happens. Where prints are scanned. Where negatives are stored. Where blog posts areView full post » lately We’ve been easing into summer. More soon…. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » shadows and light The stillness of the dark. The comfort of light. I love when they come together. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » a brunch date We carved some time for ourselves. A brunch date. Just what we needed to catch up. No husbands, no kids – justView full post » sweet magnolias The magnolia trees are in bloom. I couldn’t help but grab a couple to bring inside. Their sweet scent +View full post » impossible I have finally run out of my beloved Polaroid 600 film. And I’m not having much luck with the impossibleView full post » a story of their own As you probably imagine, there is a story that goes along with each of these images. But what I love about film is theView full post » wednesday A few images from today…. I’m learning that the best way to decorate is simply with plants. The last dayView full post » my days are full My days have been so full. Not nearly enough time. End of the school year parties, dinners with friends, impromptuView full post » details Details captured on black and white film. More soon, so busy these days. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » the garden This year, we planted tomatoes, bell peppers, cayenne peppers, strawberries, parsley, and green onions. We alsoView full post » sometimes life happens Sometimes life happens, and I am away from this space far too long. And I start to feel a little like something isView full post » their home On Saturday, I spent the afternoon with close friends. Friends that I’ve known for over a decade. We’veView full post » cameras here and there If you walk into my home at any given moment, you will find cameras on almost every surface. On the table, on aView full post » tea o’clock It’s always a good time for tea….. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » a little diy project A little diy project that I completed recently. These shelves warm up the space in my kitchen so nicely. Getting theView full post » coffee with my mom A recent morning spent with my mom. For as long as I can remember, my mother has started her day with with a cup ofView full post » morning by the water I realized a few things this weekend: + Life is short. Too short. (I hugged my littles a bit longer than needed thisView full post » rarely made Beds are rarely made in my house. I love how an unmade bed simply calls me to crawl right back in….. Share thisView full post » quiet moments Quiet moments are best captured on black and white film…. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » there’s something about spring I hope you had a great Easter weekend. This year’s Spring weather was simply gorgeous. A few photographyView full post » Easter weekend I’m going to take the next couple of days to enjoy with my family. I’ll be back next week with more toView full post » sunday brunch Sunday brunch is becoming a ritual in my home. He likes to cook, I like to photograph – the perfectView full post » shadows and light As much as I love early morning light, there is something about shadows and light that draws me. I think it’sView full post » newest (little) members of the family Welcome to the newest little members of our plant family. I think they will fit in quite nicely. These are allView full post » hi there A Saturday morning self portrait. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » weekend in black and white Captures from my weekend – I love when my husband comes home with wine and fresh flowers. He cooked a wonderfulView full post » lately…. Spring has sprung. Some captures from the last few days on Fuji peel apart film and an old polaroid land camera. HerView full post » my girls Such a good weekend. So much to share. Not enough time. Isn’t that always the case? But for now, a capture ofView full post » morning coffee As much as I love drinking tea and coffee, I love the process of brewing just as much. To me, it’s as equallyView full post » adjusting Anyone else still adjusting to daylight savings time? Monday morning was extremely rough in my home – and yes,View full post » scenes from the weekend Sunday night. Reflecting on these scenes from my weekend – wine and dinner with family, my little one eatingView full post » i can almost feel spring Every morning lately, I have woken up to the sounds of birds right outside my window – chirping awayView full post » a keepsake 35mm Film, Pentax K1000, Kodak 400 Gold. I noticed this unique flower vase on a table at a tasting room in Napa. IView full post » a trip to ikea Digital. Nikon D90. Until now, I’ve only copies of my IKEA postcards sent to me by my publisher. I knew that IView full post » polaroid back Hasselblad 500 cm, Polaroid back, Fuji FP 100C film. Our hotel room in San Francisco – photographed with theView full post » the hasselblad Hasselblad 500 cm, Portra 400 film. These are photographs from my first roll of film with the newest member of myView full post » painted ladies Film. 35mm. Fuji Superia 400. The last of my photos from San Francisco….. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » a coffee break Film. Fuji Superia 400. We spent the end of the week in San Francisco. So much walking during the day to take in allView full post » the beauty of napa valley Film. Kodak Portra 400nc I can only imagine how beautiful Napa Valley is during the Summer, when the vines are heavyView full post » and the wine…. Film. Kodak Portra 400nc And we couldn’t very well go to Napa Valley and not enjoy the wine, right? *smile* IView full post » vintage inn Film. Portra 400nc. After a short drive to Napa Valley, the Vintage Inn was our home for a few days. It did notView full post » sausalito for brunch Film. Kodak Portra 400nc It feels good to back! I’ve just spent an amazing week in California. Lots of photosView full post » early morning Film. Polaroid 600. The only polaroid I took on my trip. Early morning. Before everyone else wasView full post » puerto rico Film. Kodak Portra 400. A few more captures from my girls weekend in Puerto Rico. Love this place. Share thisView full post » a girls weekend Film. Kodak Portra 400. Each year, I get together with my girlfriends from college. Usually, we gather inView full post » winter, around the house Film. Fuji Superia 400. Thanks so much for your kind words on my last post. A few images from around the house thisView full post » postcards Film. Kodak Ektar 100. I should have mentioned this sooner… But one thing leads to another, and it slipped myView full post » the last of my 600 film Polaroid 600 film The first two images from my last pack of polaroid film….. I’m not quite sure why I heldView full post » we can all be friends Film. Ilford HP5 400. My heart is full after a long holiday weekend. I thought that I would explain to my daughter theView full post » black and white Film. Ilford HP 400. Loving this black and white film. Images I captured in December, and just got around toView full post » a cup of joe Film. Fuji Superia 400. I’ve never been much of a coffee person until recently. Now, I need a cup to get throughView full post » you never know Film. Kodak Ektar 100. Something happened when my film was processed, and those two red lines appeared on every shotView full post » candlelight Sometimes, I love my kitchen even better when it is lit by candlelight. There is something about winter and candlesView full post » a year of film A year ago, I bought a Pentax 35mm film camera on ebay that was older than I am. Little did I know how much I wouldView full post » scenes from christmas morning Scenes from our table this morning….. (and the first from a party last night) Merry Christmas to you! ShareView full post » shadows and light Film. Fuji Superia 400. Shadows and light – the best light in my opinion~ Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » she will take a picture of anything Film. Fuji Superia 400. “She will take a picture of anything……” If it were just that simple.View full post » preparing Film. Fuji Superia 800. The tree is up. The house smells wonderful. Lights hung above the fireplace and in theView full post » unexpected beauty Polaroid 600 Film. I wish I could tell you a great story about this chimney. But there are debates about its’View full post » it’s been a while Film. Fuji Superia 400. It’s been a while. And I have surely missed this space. I’m slowly making my wayView full post » busy…. I’ll be back soon, promise. I’m still in a season of change, but things are settling down nicely. I hopeView full post » fall thoughts Film. Kodak Porta 400. Fall is proving to great so far. Filled with friends and gatherings, sweaters and coffee,View full post » on raising sisters Film. Kodak Portra 400. I’m an only child. I’m the oldest, youngest, middle child – all in one. IView full post » weekend exploring Film. Kodak Portra 400. A bit of exploring last weekend. I’m finding that I’m not a big fan of theView full post » sunday night Usually I wait for the morning light or evening light to take photographs. But as I was walking around the houseView full post » date night Film. Kodak Ektar 100. One thing that I’ve learned in 8 years of marriage is that is important essential, toView full post » changing light Around here, lately. The colors are rich this fall – I’m loving that. Film images coming soon –View full post » apple harvest Loving all the apples around the house. Definitely feels like Fall. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » apple picking I visited an apple orchard for the very first time this past weekend. One of my girls did not want to walk. The otherView full post » french bakery Film. Kodak Ektar 100. (From the archives) I’m not quite sure why I haven’t shared these before –View full post » change I’m not that good at handling change. It takes me a while. I like to hold on to what I know, what is familiar,View full post » outside This baby girl is ready to get outside~ What you don’t hear are the earth-shattering screams that go along withView full post » the record shop Film. Kodak Ektar 100 It felt really good to visit an old school record shop in these days of iTunes and instantView full post » the beach, on film Film. Kodak Ektar 100. My final film images from the beach. I meant to post these last week, but lifeView full post » a quiet beach, part 2 Film. Kodak Ektar 100. A few more film images from the beach. I loved your your comments on my previous post. AndView full post » a quiet beach house Film. Kodak Ektar 100. I received my film back from the photo lab of our weekend in Santa Rosa Beach. Even though weView full post » summer is winding down Film. Fuji Superia 400. +++++++++++++++++ Slowly trying to get back in a groove. In every aspect of my life. SummerView full post » a change of plans We’ve had these plans for months – the Florida Panhandle, Santa Rosa Beach, a summer rental, Labor Day.View full post » sunday brunch the august break …. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » juice Film. Fuji Superia 400 ++++++++++++ the august break …. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » she likes guacamole too Film. Kodak Ektar 100 +++++++++++++++++ the august break …. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » yellow makes everything a bit happier Film. Fuji Superia 400. ++++++++++++++ the august break …. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » lunch Film. The best tilapia I’ve had in a while! ++++++++++++++++ the august break …. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » a little green Film. ++++++++++++ the august break …. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » a quiet celebration Girls tucked in for the night. A quiet celebration. Just the two us. 8 years. +++++++++++++++++ the augustView full post » mornings, lately Film. Fuji Superia 400. ++++++++++++++++++ the august break …. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » ice cold lemonade Film. Fuji Superia 400. ++++++++++++ the august break…. Share this post:TweetEmailView full post » jumping in Film. Kodak Portra 400nc. +++++++++++++ Officially jumping into the August Break. Few words this month, moreView full post » soft, natural light Film. Kodak Ektar 100 A couple of images I photographed recently at a friend’s home. I’m always in searchView full post » look what i just found! Expired polaroid 600 film!!! And to think that I just missed ‘Roid week on flickr… Off to find my polaroidView full post » just the right spot Film. Kodak Ektar 100. Trying to find the perfect spot for plants is always a challenge. Some places are too bright,View full post » our new space To say that I am enjoying my new home is an understatement. I am loving my home. It simply feels right. This is theView full post » celebrating and settling in Film. Kodak Ektar 100 Just checking in briefly. Much celebrating over wine and settling in to our “new toView full post » just after a summer rain Film. Kodak Ektar 100 I love those moments – just after a summer rain – when the air is cool and thereView full post » enjoying…. Enjoying a few things lately…. ~ Lemons that will be ready in the fall ~ Soft breezes ~ Summer dresses andView full post » transition Film. Kodak Portra 400nc Enjoyed brunch at West Egg and I definitely know I will be back. The food wasView full post » saying goodbyes We spent our last weekend in Pittsburgh with friends, outside – enjoying wine with the laughter of our girls inView full post » lunch date Film. Kodak Ektar 100. Sometimes a lunch date with an old, dear friend is all I need to get me excited about my moveView full post » a little shopping Film. Kodak Ektar 100. A couple of captures from a recent shopping trip with my sister-in-law, who might as well be myView full post » summertime and the living is easy Film. Kodak Ektar 100. We are in full summer mode around here! Our pace has slowed. Not too much is accomplishedView full post » hi, there Film. Kodak Ektar 100 Hi, there. I hope you are well. It’s amazing how much I have missed this little space!View full post » what makes a house a home Film. Kodak Ektar 100 I’ve been thinking a lot about that lately…. what makes a house a home. Is itView full post » the reception, part 2 Film. Kodak Portra 400nc As promised, a few more captures from the reception. Thanks for your kind comments on myView full post » the reception, part one Film. Kodak Portra 400nc Hats off to all wedding photographers – this is hard work! But one thingView full post » a wedding Film. Kodak Portra 400nc My heart is so full from such a wonderful weekend. I attended my cousin’s wedding inView full post » evening light Film. Kodak Portra 400. I love this room in my sister-in-law’s home. During the day, it is filled with light.View full post » film + coffee Film. Kodak Portra 400nc Love these recent images from a local coffee shop with a dear friend. And as alwaysView full post » happy friday! Film. Kodak Portra 400. Slowly, but surely, I am learning to live in the moment. Enjoying where I am, what I have,View full post » kindred spirits Have you ever met someone and immediately felt like you’ve known them forever? The more you talked, the moreView full post » iphonegraphy As you can see, I’m having lots my iphone these days! It’s always with me for instant captures,View full post » fresh fruit Film. Portra 400 I hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend. I’m still trying to recover on this endView full post » friday Film. Kodak Portra 400. I took these captures a while ago, and these peonies have opened up even more. Their sweetView full post » cutest cupcake shop Film. Kodak Portra 400 This has be the cutest cupcake shop ever. I ordered a raspberry cupcake, and not onlyView full post » food and family Film. Kodak Portra 400 We enjoyed having family in town recently – taking them to our favorite breakfast andView full post » cookies and peonies Film. Kodak Portra 400nc. I think this is the best way to start the weekend – fresh peonies and chocolateView full post » ingredients Film. Kodak Ektar 100 A recent capture of all the ingredients for my favorite breakfast – steel cut oatmeal.View full post » comparison In the middle of a recent spring photo walk with my daughters, I finished a roll of Kodak Ektar film. The only otherView full post » i’m back! Film. Ilford Delta 400 It’s amazing how attached I am to this little space. I’ve been away for a week,View full post » busy, busy I hope that you had a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend! Congrats to Christina who won the giveaway for the spot inView full post » springtime goodness Film. Kodak Portra 400nc So happy that Spring has finally found her way to my little corner of the world. SoView full post » wednesday, and a few links Film. Kodak Portra 400nc A couple of images from my kitchen recently. Just looking at these images makes meView full post » view hide 3 comments date night » gabrielle kai photography: the sweet light - October 20, 2011 - 5:35 am […] other news, I’m still working on updating this space and I’m loving this new way to display my archives. Such a great way to see a collage of photos I’ve posted here. […]ReplyCancel Daniella - October 20, 2011 - 11:05 am Love this layout! Your photography is beautiful.ReplyCancel Maki - February 17, 2016 - 5:55 pm I am not sure I posted my image right…I am new to blnogigg. I do love the inky stamps I have. I entered the challenge and used circles (O) and (S) sparkle. Thanks for the fun!ReplyCancel Your email is never published or shared. 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