Week In The Life 2012 | Friday Words + Photos

Week In The Life 2012 | Friday


Any one else feel like this week just flew by? I can't believe it's Friday night already.

I'm looking forward to capturing a weekend here at home with nothing on the agenda other than being together.

Here's a look at my Friday in photos (most are un-edited):

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Week In The Life 2012 | Friday

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Week In The Life 2012 | Friday

Week In The Life 2012 | Friday

Week In The LIfe 2012 | Friday

Week In The Life 2012 | Friday

Also wanted to take a minute to say thank you for your comments and for sharing your own lives this week. The sharing of ideas and lives is one of my favorite pieces of this project.


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41 thoughts

  1. Chris

    2012-04-28 10:21:02 -0400

    I have seriously been enjoying your photos this year, Ali. Maybe even enjoying them more than I had previously since I'm actually remembering to play along all week long.

    I, too, find myself having the same photos day-after-day sometimes, as you'd spoken about earlier in the week. And I am finding myself taking certain photos, purposefully, each day -- meals, a representation of the shows we watch through the week, of the toys my son plays with, the places we go....

    I also have found myself trying to "copy" some of your photos. Not the actually photo itself, but the concept -- moving away from the activity and having a shot showing the activity within the bigger picture, putting my camera on the floor/counter/table and making sure I'm in the shot somehow (if only my hands, and sometimes all of me). It has been a wonderful process.


  2. Katherine Ware

    2012-04-28 10:22:37 -0400

    Oh, my heart just melted at the photo of Simon and Anna holding hands. They are so sweet together!! I've so enjoyed looking at your week, Ali, and love the inspiration you give with the photos you take. Thank you!

  3. M

    2012-04-28 11:05:45 -0400

    I also would like to hear more about how you do the photos of yourself. They are really great. Somehow when I hit the timer and run it is always awkward. Can you show us what kind of tripod you use and how you set it up and the whole process of including yourself in the photos?

  4. Jennifer Kellogg

    2012-04-28 11:42:24 -0400

    Great inspiration - thank you!

  5. Hedwig

    2012-04-28 11:46:51 -0400

    Hi Ali, please be proud of yourself to be including Chris into the kids and your lives. I've seen it so different with friends and seen the kids suffer from that. I love this project, and your thoughts on repeating stories. Made me feel less inadequate, life has it repetitive moments and it is good to notice that too.

  6. Deb J

    2012-04-28 12:03:10 -0400

    Ali, it is so nice to see the love your family has for each other. I love the picture of Simon holding Anna's hand. It's also neat that you can include everything in their lives even the hurtful things. Thank you so much for sharing your life with us.

  7. Michelle Huegel

    2012-04-28 12:08:15 -0400

    thanks for sharing your life with us, you are an inspiration! I've enjoyed this week and documenting the little things. Your photos are so awesome, I love how you use angle and lighting to capture the feeling of a moment.

  8. Randa

    2012-04-28 12:28:34 -0400

    Always love seeing the unedited versions-still such great shots. And....I'm gonna need that chair/settee/couch-thing you've got goin' there ;)

  9. Leanne in CA

    2012-04-28 12:57:21 -0400

    Love your pictures from this week! Thanks so much for sharing with us. Have a great weekend.

  10. Christine

    2012-04-28 12:58:11 -0400

    Ali, your photos are always anmazing in that they capture the small things that happen everyday. I love that and although I am not much of a scrapbooker, I am trying to better capture our little thing in our little corner of the world. And I have a little corner of my living room that needs that gorgeous chair/couch/seat of awesome in it! I would love to know where you found that!

  11. Kate Burroughs

    2012-04-28 14:40:45 -0400

    Love your photos, especially the ones of yourself. I need to set up a tripod and buy one of the remote shutter devices or use the self-timer!
    Aloha, Kate

  12. Sarah @ 2paws Designs

    2012-04-28 15:29:15 -0400

    This week has FLOWN by! Loving the photo of your kids holding hands in the car. Absolutely precious. :)

  13. Kendra

    2012-04-28 15:57:28 -0400

    I love the picture of Anna and the pizza. Reminds me of my 8yo....a little for the pizza...a little for me.......a little more for the pizza.....

  14. Liz

    2012-04-28 18:19:36 -0400

    Can' believe how much your children are growing Ali! Especially Simon - he looks so tall! x

  15. Brooke

    2012-04-28 18:36:37 -0400

    Thanks for sharing and inspiring Ali. I'm surely going to be doing this later in the year. What I'm interested in most is to see how we use the spaces in our home and how we move about in them. Sometimes you need to document to notice those things!

    Serious kitchen envy. Do you have two sinks in yours?

  16. shelly k

    2012-04-28 19:45:08 -0400

    Thanks for sharing Ali! You are such an inspiration! Hugs to you and your family!

  17. Cori Peck

    2012-04-28 20:31:04 -0400

    Love the picture of Simon and Anna holding hands in the car!

  18. KSW

    2012-04-28 20:32:43 -0400


  19. Kimberly L.

    2012-04-29 01:05:20 -0400

    Thank you Ali, for a peek into your life. Your photos are wonderful and you are such an inspiration! Simon and Anna are adorable, too!

  20. Megan Smith

    2012-04-29 01:36:00 -0400

    More wonderful photos! I LOVE the one of Simon and Anna holding hands in the car.

  21. mel

    2012-04-29 05:20:20 -0400

    Lovely photos of your Friday. Moments they will love and cherish when they get older.

    Thanks for sharing.

  22. Kristen C

    2012-04-29 11:31:14 -0400

    Still going strong!! I didn't journal all day but got caught up just before bed. One more day to go!!

  23. Kim Brown

    2012-04-29 13:36:55 -0400

    I have a really hard time getting food shots like you do. I even stand on a chair to try and they never looks as good. I always love the composition you use.

  24. Karen Freeman

    2012-05-01 06:28:29 -0400

    Oh the hand holding - melts my heart.

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