Monthly Archives: May 2013

this is a project that has been burning a hole in my heart. we all sing our pure and shaky and earnest songs, to ourselves, our kids, our pasts. we sing because we need to hear our voices out loud, because it gets lonely sometimes, because it hurts, because the joy cannot fit in our […]

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  • Jennifer Warthan - Aw, this looks so wonderful.ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca - I’m just loving this project so, so much. I can’t stop staring at the photos and reading all your words. Chills, I tell you. You all have such beautiful hearts. XOXOReplyCancel

  • tamar - just beautiful. words and photos. thank you!ReplyCancel

  • alana - beautiful project!!ReplyCancel

  • Sophie - My heart is so full after reading through all three weeks of The Chorus. What a beautiful idea. Goosebumps and tears and lots of smiles. Eagerly awaiting next week. xoReplyCancel

  • Amanda Voelker - I glanced through this earlier and am so glad I came back and took time to follow it through. I sit here in my quiet house as my little one is asleep and my husband is at work, with tears in my eyes as I feel resonance with these words and photos. Thank you for this.ReplyCancel

  • Vanessa - Simply perfect!ReplyCancel

  • part of the “chorus”.. » Summer Murdock Photography - […] My friend talented  Amy Grace of A Beautiful Life Photo asked me to be part of a very special project she has begun called “The Chorus“: […]ReplyCancel

  • Linsey - So incredibly moving… tears are hard to hold back as I read through these amazing words and reflect on my own life. Amazing images and amazing words, love this so much.ReplyCancel

  • Linsey - So incredibly moving… tears are hard to hold back as I read through these amazing words and reflect on my own life. Amazing images and amazing words, love this so much.ReplyCancel

  • Renee - I can’t tell you how much I am enjoying this lovely series, each more beautiful than the last!ReplyCancel

  • tina hunter - this is such a beautiful series. love reading it every week.ReplyCancel

  • Jackie tyghem - You are all amazing photographers with beautiful souls and a hearts of gold!!! I loved every one of these images 🙂ReplyCancel

  • stacey - Gorgeous. Love.ReplyCancel

  • Kirsty - Again, I pause and reflect after reading another wonderful chorus – thank youReplyCancel

  • Heather - Absolutely wonderful!ReplyCancel

  • candy - I just can’t get enough of this. Each photo with the words, those words is a gift.ReplyCancel

  • Katy tuttle - My heart is full, also, my eyes.ReplyCancel

  • andrea - so proud to be a part of this chorus, alongside each and every one of these wonderful mamas. never alone indeed. xo.ReplyCancel

  • Elaine - Amy I think I held my breath reading this tonight. In the quiet of my house to get to see and meet so many women and see how they feel. Thank you for this project.ReplyCancel

  • Lara - So moving and beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • STEPHANIE - This is one of the best sets I’ve ever seen. All of the contributions are breathtaking. I am really enjoying this project, Amy.ReplyCancel

  • justine - Amy, I am loving this series so so much. Beautiful words & beautiful photos by all. Thank you for starting this up. It’s a new weekly one I now look forward to.

  • Summer - So powerful to read and see these images together. The title the chorus is so perfect. Thanks Amy!ReplyCancel

  • as seen on . motherhood with a camera | adventures in pinksugarland - […] honoured to be included in this chorus of mothers and photographers, speaking about ‘wonder’. i typically avoid any projects […]ReplyCancel

  • Breanna - I just love this project- so honestly raw & beautiful xoReplyCancel

  • Cassaundra - such a beautiful project. happy i found it through andea hanki. lovely, gorgeous and inspiringReplyCancel

  • Val Spring - You have a gift to make others bring the best out of them. You do that with me and for that I will always thank you. Such a wonderfully touching project. Each image paired with their words touched my heart. Each week has been a pleasure of mine to sit down and savor this project. Hugs sweet friend!ReplyCancel

this is a project that has been burning a hole in my heart. we all sing our pure and shaky and earnest songs, to ourselves, our kids, our pasts. we sing because we need to hear our voices out loud, because it gets lonely sometimes, because it hurts, because the joy cannot fit in our […]

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  • Laura - My mouth is open. Such beautiful entries from everyone. Amy, you are making us all tea. I love this cosy room, where we sit on comfy squishy velvet couches with brightly coloured cushions and have a chat and a cup of tea. In china. The tea pours from silver tea pots. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • stephanie - I just wanted to say that I love this project. The combination of beautifully thought out words and images are tremendous.ReplyCancel

  • Vanessa - Wow. This is, all of it, fantastic.ReplyCancel

  • Vanessa - Wow. All of these are simply fantastic.ReplyCancel

  • Maria Manco - Just lovely. My favorite photo project to follow right now 🙂ReplyCancel

  • taking a risk - […] to have been asked to participate in THE CHORUS this week — sharing a photo and thoughts on the subject of […]ReplyCancel

  • Leah - First time visitor!!! Beautiful words and images ladies!!! I loved every one! Thank you all for sharing! <3ReplyCancel

  • Amanda O'Donoughue - I just spent the better part of my morning soaking all of this in. What a beautiful compilation. Laura Nenonu, Your creativity just astounds me. Elaine Melko, are my son and your’s the same person? Stacie Turner, what a great perspective. Amy, what a gift you have given all of us.<3ReplyCancel

  • Debbie Wibowo - This project really keeps me captivated. I love the exploration of feeling and all the images that accompany it. I’ll be a true follower of this project.ReplyCancel

  • Inspired - I am not one who cries easily, but these entries have all brought tears that could easily become sobs if I let them. They speak to me, inspire me; as a photographer, as a mother. Sandra Coan, you have inspired me the most. I have always held back, too scared to make those postcards and feel that terror if someone dares to hire me. If you could do it with one beautiful photograph, than I can too. Maybe because of you, I will stop holding back on my risk, stop making excuses, put my own work out there into the eyes and hands of others, and allow myself the fear and freedom of living my dream. Thank you all for giving the world this beauty.ReplyCancel

  • ana rocha - I am deeply moved by the project and the so many wonderful images accompanied by so many talented photographers who were so brave to pair the images with words which came from their hearts. Thank you for bringing such heartfelt images and statements that are all true to many of us.

    I could not bring myself to read it all in once. They are powerful and I need to digest them gradually. Think. Ponder.

    Like so many in there. I am professional photographer. Children is my favourite subject. I took many many risks in life but none so big as declare myself a professional photographer specialized in children photography. Through those many years, I concluded that authenticity in our industry comes from one simple fact. To become a photographer we need to accept who we are before even any given roles were adopted or given to us. Photography is a self discovery journey for sure. But it is the one that take us back to the very moment we were kids. To our own journey in life. That is why to become a pro photographer is the biggest risk in my journey, because every single click is an opportunity to travel to my past and review my story , combined with someone else who happens to be in front of my lenses. Thank you for brining such deep thoughts for this Friday. You are one of a kind!ReplyCancel

  • Emma Wood Photography • risk - […] Taken as part of a fantastic project, The Chorus, which was started by one of the most inspiring artists I know.  I’m proud to call Amy Grace my friend; view the week titled ‘risk’ here. […]ReplyCancel

  • Catherine Abegg - thank you, you beautiful risk-taker. xo.ReplyCancel

  • Meghan Boyer - so honored, excited, and a little intimidated to be included this week with these AMAZINGLY talented women. Amy, my dear, you have yourself one very beautiful soul. Thank you for sharing it so freely and honestly. XOReplyCancel

  • annie - Another amazing week! I read these earlier in the day and had to come back tonight and read them all over again. I don’t know if I’ve ever read a blog post that made me feel so heavy and so light at the same time. I am just so in love with this project:)ReplyCancel

  • Sandra Coan - Beautiful Amy! Thank you so much! I feel so honored to be among such an amazing group!ReplyCancel

  • Barb Fox - Each one is so beautiful. Motherhood is truly a risk–one very good risk…ReplyCancel

  • Kirsty - A beautiful collection of words that resonate again AmyReplyCancel

  • Cherish Bryck - I am in awe of all the talent here. All of my fav women with cameras are here. LOVE this project. Congrats to all of you for providing such inspiration.ReplyCancel

  • Summer - this is beyond moving…soul stirring is a better description.ReplyCancel

  • Breanna - these words resonate on so many different levels- an amazing compilation of artists!ReplyCancel

this is a project that has been burning a hole in my heart. we all sing our pure and shaky and earnest songs, to ourselves, our kids, our pasts. we sing because we need to hear our voices out loud, because it gets lonely sometimes, because it hurts, because the joy cannot fit in our […]

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  • Popster - Amy Grace, thank you for this masterful creation, weaving together such wide-ranging lives through exquisite images and words. You inspire us all! PopsterReplyCancel

  • Annie - You have no idea how much I needed this today Amy! What a beautiful group of images and words. I think I’ve been focussing on the always alone a big to much the last couple of days and this helped me snap out of it. Thank you so much for creating this project!ReplyCancel

  • Tytia - Thanks for including me Amy. What a lovely post. So many great images and beautiful words.ReplyCancel

  • Jen Downer - I love being a part of this collection so much. So much beauty and heart gathered. I love the images and all of the words equally!ReplyCancel

  • jess lewis - each one of these stories is so beautiful and so honest. thank you all for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • Kristianne - Wow! Beautiful compilation of images and words. I am so honored to be included. Thank you for your vision Amy and for inviting me to contribute!ReplyCancel

  • suzanne - really beautiful everyone! words and photos!ReplyCancel

  • leah - amazing, touching images and words. it’s perfect amy!! xoReplyCancel

  • Emily - xoxo, Amy. This is lovely.ReplyCancel

  • monika - great project Amy. beautiful pictures ans storiesReplyCancel

  • Wendy - Love this so. Thanks for including me. Can’t wait to see the next one.ReplyCancel

  • Skye - So much beauty and truth. Love love this compilation of words and images that run deep in so many ways, awesome project Amy xxReplyCancel

  • Summer murdocks - Wow. This is so so moving. It cuts to the heart of all that really matters. Sigh. LoveReplyCancel

  • Alpana Aras-King - Loved all these stories and images from so many favorite peeps! What a wonderful share, Amy!ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca - Love this so very much. Sigh.ReplyCancel

  • Breanna - beautiful Amy! Your words are always amazing, but grouping them all together- so good. Lots of love xoxoReplyCancel

  • Kirsty - Amy, I am so honoured to be here – what a beautiful set of images and words that weave perfectly from so many voices – you are a gift to us all xxReplyCancel

  • Gorete Ferreira - Beautiful heartfelt images and story. Love this project Amy!ReplyCancel

  • Roxanne - this really flooded me with emotion. each photo, writing, like a river to each woman’s heart. i am so honored to be included. thank you for your endless vision, amy, and heart that stretches far and wide. i feel blessed to know you.ReplyCancel

  • elaine - it is so cool to see what you can do. love, love, love this and that you started a chorus.ReplyCancel

  • Jenna reich - A chorus. Yes. We all need a revolution of mother to mother love. Beautiful compilation!ReplyCancel

  • Carrie - This is so wonderful. It feels good to remember that we are all connected through this experience of motherhood. Looking forward to where this goes and how it grows… XoReplyCancel

  • ali deck - These are just gorgeous girls!!ReplyCancel

  • In-keeping with our Mission Statement series, I felt | An Intentional Future - […] few days ago I came across this beautiful blog post by Motherhood With a Camera about the meaning of home. I especially love Kirsty Larmour’s words about home. Thanks Kirsty […]ReplyCancel

  • yan palmer - i am so enjoying the concept of this blog and each of the contributions. the very personal nature of the subject to each photographer, ensures a unique and raw quality will be present in every photo. and the combined end result is absolutely captivating. xxxxReplyCancel

  • catherine - How did i miss that? What an amazing project with such talented mother. perfect amy!ReplyCancel