Photography & Stuff by Erin Hanson


My stuff. Their stuff. And nostalgic stuff. This is the blog of Erin Hanson -- Recovering Lazyholic.

In Response

The other day someone with the screen name “Independent Mom” submitted feedback in the Admission Area. The form doesn’t capture contact info and I have no other way to respond. I didn’t want to go without recognizing her feedback though — soul-baring, guilt ridden, melancholy yet still hopeful. 

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Color of the Year 2018

At this point it's almost an obligatory post introducing the Color of the Year. If there was any fanfare it died down almost two months ago, unless you really love this color, and in that case it has nothing to do with Pantone's annual announcement. But hey, it's a tradition around these parts so here we are. 


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Happy Birthday

In 2007 I worked all the time and did little else. Any creative endeavors I once had long been dormant or forgotten. After a break up that same year I felt broken and unmoved. In an effort to pick myself up and challenge myself -- to learn, to do, to at the minimum

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The World of Emotions

Trying to distill postpartum emotions into only four distinct feelings is no easy feat. For one, where pregnancy looniness ends and baby induced brain fatigue begins is blurry -- there's a lot of overlap, and my aim in this was to capture all of the changes triggered by the birth of my little girl. 

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Finding My Footing

I have a few hoarding weaknesses. Despite existing inventory, space, or need -- show me a chair, a glass, a purse -- there is a strong gravitational pull to buy. I try to exercise a lot of restraint and have gotten better as I've gotten older. Shiny though...

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Hoppy Weekend

Underlook is a project by photographer Andrius Burba. He ingeniously captures images of various animals from, well, underneath, with sometimes adorable, sometimes comedic, sometimes abstract results. Seeing as this weekend will involve some egg laying bunnies for many of you I thought it appropriate to feature his rabbit series; however you should check out the rest of his work -- cats, dogs, HORSES. This feature on the latter is also worth a read for behind the scenes details.

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