Treasure Chest Thursday: Wall Art is Family History

I keep looking around my home and wondering what should hang on the walls. My grandmother Louise Brown had a terrific sign on her wall at some point. I found it in her former bedroom at my aunt’s home. I think it fits her personality to a tee.

What’s also great, is I love the photo I took straight out of the camera. This photo was taken outdoors in the afternoon. I placed the object inside a lightbox and snapped photos of this item along with other objects. I’m so thankful that with my limited knowledge of photography, I got a great photo of a piece of wall art from my Grandmother’s collections.

Photographing Wall Art Memorabilia
f/5, exp 1/60, exp +0.3, ISO 200
Pattern metering

Take a look around your home and that of your parents or grandparents. What signs do they have that feature their personality, mottoes, or beliefs?

Devon Noel Lee

Devon Noel Lee

Devon Noel Lee is passionate about capturing and preserving family stories so no one alive today has to be researched, or forgotten, tomorrow. She has authored 6 how-to books, a memoir, two published family history biographies, and over 60 family scrapbooks. She's an enthusiastic speaker who energizes, encourages, and educates at the same time.

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