Not Back to School Photos 2011


I am so happy to be "back to homeschool" and so are the girls. Today, we had my friend and fellow homeschool mom, Amy, come over for a photo shoot. I wanted photos of the girls homeschooling to use both as student photos and for our yearbook/scrapbooks we'll be making this year. Here is a sample of the images from Amy Duffy Photography.

First a few "in action" photos followed by actual head shots which will serve as photos on their Homeschool ID cards:





















What special things do you do to preserve your homeschool memories? Do you have "school photos" taken too?

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11 comments

  1. AudreySheppard8/02/2011

    Great pictures!  Last year I took one picture of Austin at his "desk" on the first day of school, but that was it.  I should take several!

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  2. Blossom8/03/2011

    I was looking for the "like" button *roll eyes* silly me!
    I was going to say that the photos I saw looked like what you would see in a magazine! They look great!

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  3. Actually, at the tip top of the article is a Facebook "like" button. And I'll pass on your complements to the photographer :-)

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  4. Cute kids Michelle!  They look like very sweet girls.  Have a wonderful year!

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  5. Jennifer Altman8/15/2011

    Great school photos!  Thanks for stopping by my blog, I'm following you on GFC!

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  6. What do you use to create your Homeschool ID cards? Do you belong to a group that creates them?

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  7. Thanks, Candace! You have a lovely year too!

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  8. Thanks for the follow!!!!

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  9. There are several places to order them. I've used the ones from
    http://www.homeschoolbuyersco-op.org/homeschool-id/ which are very inexpensive and offer a "Free" option if you want to make them yourself (which I did not.)

    Also, there is http://www.homeschoolid.com/ and if you have an HSLDA membership, there is a discount.

    This one was previously unknown to me but I'm going to look into it:

    http://www.fullidentity.com/Default.aspx?Page=OurServices&MenuID=14&Name=Schools&loc=Schools.html&contentID=16&Source=1008&gclid=CJm84Lfu1KoCFUjr7Qodsi3YsQ

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  10. PrairieJenn8/16/2011

    I like the thought of action photos for Not Back to School Week:)  Great idea! 

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  11. Beautiful pictures.  I try to save our memories through photos throughout the year.  In addition to photos, both of my girls pick a journal at the beginning of the year to write in everyday.  I love reading them at the end of the year.

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