I used to be a couch worker. I would sit on the couch, in front of the tv and edit, blog, do all the things. Once I became a mama and my work hours shrunk from roughly eight hours to two maybe four hours a day, I needed to find a way to be super productive during those short hours. So alas, I actually started using that desk that I had purchased a few years ago and my productivity has increased immensely. It’s a tiny little corner in our guest room that I call “my office” but it’s perfect. So I thought for today, I’d share a tour of my home office with you!
My tiny little office sits right in the corner of all this gorgeous light streaming through the windows, it makes my little photographer heart happen. I got my desk from Ikea, but it looks like unfortunately they no longer sell it. They do however have some other really awesome desks cause well, they’re Ikea, duh.
I got my chair from Walmart. I wanted a cute, small, stylish and comfortable chair without spending hundreds of dollars. This chair hit all the criteria and I absolutely love it!
I got my blue light glasses from Amazon. For all the rest of you photographers, you can not use these while editing. The temperature of the lenses have been warmed up ever so slightly, you don’t notice when you’re looking through them but if you wear them while editing, you’ll end up edited your images cooler than you probably want them. And when you take the glasses off, the temperature of your image won’t be right. So I use my glasses for all the other computer work (emails, blogging, client management, banking, taxes, etc.)
Right now, I work completely from my laptop. I dream of owning a desktop one of these days. But in the meantime, I was straining my neck with it laying flat on the desk. So I got this awesome laptop stand off Amazon to lift it up and be more on eye level.
Here lives my basket of external hard drives from years prior, all the cords and other random electronic items. I also have the shelf with sample albums, old journals and books to someday eventually read that are photography related.
Now real talk, my desk NEVER looks like this. It’s normally covered with leftover water cups, coffee mugs, post it notes scattered all over the place, the baby monitor and all sorts of other things. It’s a perfect little space to keep business in one location in the house and keep it somewhat organized.
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