Exploring Art, Light, and People With A Thoughtful Photographer

When Ellie Thomson’s compelled by an emotion, she takes a photo.

Ellie is a student at Indiana University with a strong presence on Instagram and a passion for taking beautiful, clean photos that play with light. In addition to photography, Ellie enjoys keeping flowers, exploring farmer’s markets and appreciating thoughtful design.

This week, we’re thrilled to have Ellie takeover our Instagram feed and share photos from days in her life. In our interview, Ellie explains how she keeps a cohesive visual presence on Instagram (and why it’s important to do so), what she likes to photograph the most, and which contemporary “iphoneographers” inspire her.

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7 Quotes To Read Every Tuesday

Motivational quotes aren’t just for Mondays.

Tuesdays we all need an extra push. On Mondays we write to-do lists, vow to focus on health and fitness, and set ambitious goals for the week. Tuesday morning, the reality of a full week ahead sets in and we start to wonder how realistic our Monday plans will be. For those of you that need an extra dose of inspiration from people like Steve Jobs or a push to think outside the box, we bring you our Tuesday quotes.

We’ve selected 7 of our favorite Backstory quotes from our about.me community to help you power through the Tuesdays.

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