March Round-up | My Favorite Internet Reads Last Month

TGIF, friends! Today I've got a round-up of my favorite reads from around the web in March. So much good stuff! Grab a coffee and settle in.

I love old photographs of New York City, and these ones of Chinatown are no exception.

My kids are on Spring Break right now. Here are some ideas for things to do on Long Island during the break!

Okay, call me a nerd, but I am pretty excited for Anne of Green Gables to get started on Netflix (and I loved the original)! Take a look at the trailer!

13 celebrities who are serious about photography. Who knew??

I love this post about the Lensbaby Edge 50 - so many things you can do with this optic!

Two exhibits of vintage New York City photographs by Todd Webb are taking place in NYC at the moment - on my list to see!

50 indoor activities for kids on a rainy day - this is a great list!

Choosing a kids' chore system that works for you. I think it is time to start figuring out some tasks for Lila to do.

Teach yourself the basics of filmmaking in 30 days - this is pretty great.

I love this DIY poster hanger!

More old photographs - this time, youth on Long Island.

What a treasure this is! Grandpa gifts teen 185 written pages of memories from her childhood.

10 trips every woman should take before she dies.

I adore this family session by Tara Whitney.

Red Ladder Theater Company, led by my friend Karen Piemme, is doing amazing things.

This video series about the people of Alabama is so inspiring to me.

Many elements of motherhood really haven't changed much in 50 years!

31 foods to eat on Long Island before you die.

Why most wedding films suck. I love everything about this post. So many good points about how to tell a good story.

This couple went to every state park in the U.S. and they say these are the best. I really want to visit all the state parks with my kids one day!

The most gorgeous historic places on Long Island. We've been to most of these!

The man who saw America. An epic article about one of my very favorite photographers: Robert Frank.

100 outdoor adventures to do with your kids before they turn 10. This is a great list when you are trying to think of new things to do!

Some awesome tips for shooting a personal "Day in the Life".

A list of spring festivals on Long Island.

For all the beautiful mamas out there.

Amazing beautiful short film documenting a road trip this filmmaker took with his daughter. The aerial footage is unbelievable and its the first time drone footage has made me cry (the last shot of the film).

10 terrific walks to take on Long Island - excited to check these out!

I love this post about Instagram, and five Magnum photographers' take on how to use it.

Two theories on Instagram's "shadow-banning" - here and here.

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Lots of good stuff happening on the web in March, huh? That was a long list! See you next month for April's round-up!

Francesca Russell is a documentary-style family photographer and filmmaker located in Garden City South, NY. If you'd like to see more of her recent documentary family photography, head over to her Facebook page or follow her everyday adventures on Instagram. If you are looking for a family photographer on Long Island or in the New York City area to document your family's story in photos or a film, please contact her for a session!