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Photos on my Farm | Mary Beth Miller Photography

Pittsburgh Family Photographer – Mary Beth Miller Photography
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Usually when I grab my camera to capture a few photos for my 365 photo-a-day project, it happens to be just as the sun sets on our farm out in Beaver County, PA.  We are fortunate to live on a beautiful piece of property and it is hard to not be outside as the sun sets each evening.   I usually only shoot for 10-15 minutes and take just a few photos before I put my camera safely back in the house and play frisbee or catch ball with my husband and boys.   But some nights, I take more than a few photos and I document a bit more.    Tonight, my six year old son Silas was collecting chestnuts for extra chore money so I decided to document that as well as a few other things, like my CHICKENS!

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The husks of the chestnut are super sharp and spiky!   You have to wear gloves while handling them, or you will regret it!
It’s also not a smart idea to walk near the trees while barefoot.  I think everyone in my family has learned that the hard way!
Chestnuts are a favorite fall treat around here, they are best boiled or roasted.

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We have around 50 chickens on our farm.  They always think I have treats for them, so they all come running at me when I walk by the hen house.
This makes it easy to photograph them because they are so curious and come right up to my camera.

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And just as the last of the sun dipped behind the trees I ran out to the fields to pick a bouquet of my zinnia’s!
This will probably be the last bouquet that I will get to pick before all of the flowers die in the crisp fall air.

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All of these were photos were taken with my newest lens, the Sigma 24mm ART lens.   It is a wide angle lens that I am learning to love,
so I tend to shoot with it for personal photos while I decide if I love it or not ;)

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~All images by Mary Beth Miller Photography ~

Mary Beth Miller Photography specializes in family, newborn, baby, child and birth photography in Beaver, PA , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas.

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