Category Archives: Document Living

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Memory Keeping

Memory keeping has changed over the years. Memory keeping can be done a variety of ways from photo albums to journals to social media. Facebook even makes it easy to reminisce by showing you what […]

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Spring is (almost) here!

Spring weather has been abundant in Phoenix this month. Spring means the temperatures start to rise and you can head outdoors! It officially arrives March 20th but you can start dreaming and planning now. After a […]

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Love February’s Photo Challenge

Show me what you love! Love is the photo challenge for February. I want to see what you love! Now is your chance to really get creative. You have plenty of time to take a […]

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Journal Your Way to Self Love

Journal your way to self-love this month. February is home to Valentine’s day when most people celebrate the love of their significant other. This year challenge yourself to love yourself first. You are deserving and important […]

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Small Businesses Need Professional Images Too

Small businesses and bloggers deserve to document living as much as families do.  Heather is the owner of Dynamite Riding Academy in Scottsdale, Arizona. I love working with her because she truly cares for her […]

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Documentary Session – Phoenix, AZ

Documentary sessions rock. I did my first documentary session early in 2017 and knew in my heart and soul this was the kind of sessions I needed to offer. Documentary sessions are still fairly new […]

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Tell Your Story – Book a 2018 Session!

In 2018 I’m giving you a new way to tell your story. Tell your story through a documentary session with J Volden Photography. Document Living is a way for you to capture your life, as […]

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Tips to Capture Your Thanksgiving Traditions

Do you bring out a camera to take Thanksgiving photos of everyone together, or everyone but you because someone needs to take the photo? This year, how about you document turkey day? Start thinking about […]

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Documentary Session – Top 10 Things to think about

Documentary sessions are a fairly new area of photography. It’s understandable to be hesitant about having one. You probably aren’t even sure what it means. There are concerns and questions, like “What do I do […]

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Happy Halloween!

Halloween is my favorite time of year! It is the one time of year you get to be anyone (or thing) you want. You can get creative when putting together your costume. Look around your […]