Southern Snapshot

A daily look at Southern life through the lens of Southern Living photographers


Blue Ridge Parkway Vistas

With the start of school and dwindling of summer days, we’ve started looking ahead to fall and the soon-to-be glory of autumn down South (read: temperatures lower than 100 degrees).

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The August Issue—What You Didn’t See

From luxurious Florida gardens to a little inspiration from our own Idea House in South Carolina, here’s what you didn’t see in the August issue.

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Who Is The Most Iconic Southern Rocker?

Today, 60 years ago, rock ‘n’ roll was born, when Elvis Presley walked into Memphis’ Sun Studios and recorded “That’s Alright, Mama.” The rest is, you know. In honor of this anniversary, we got to thinking about all the iconic rock legends the South has produced.

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The June Issue—What You Didn’t See

From Tennessee’s best fried chicken to more images from the stylish Epicurean Hotel in Tampa, here’s what you didn’t see in the June issue.

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Share Your South Photo Contest

Don’t forget about our Share Your South photo contest!  Post photos of your favorite Southern views to Instagram until Sept. 30 by using the hashtag #ShareYourSouth. One winner will receive THREE two-night packages to their choice of any of the Southern Living Hotel Collection properties. You can also submit your entry here. Post away! 

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We Want To See Your Vintage Mother’s Day Snapshots!

We can’t wait to celebrate our Mamas this Sunday, and we’d absolutely love to see your vintage pictures with your special lady. Post them to Instagram with hashtag #SLMothersDay, and we’ll post our favorites here on Saturday morning.

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Five (More) Must-Follow Southern Instagrams

Five Southern Living staffers rounded up their favorite Southern Instagrams and explained why they’re worth the follow. Follow them, and let us know your favorite Instagrammers! 

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The May Issue—What You Didn’t See

From Nashville’s vintage baseball league to a stunning lake house in Georgia, here’s what you didn’t see in the May issue. Come dinner, arrive early for a counter seat at Uchi, a temple of Japanese cuisine where artistic seafood dishes are as thrilling to see as they are to eat. Pictured here is the Pork Jowl: Brussels sprouts, kimchee, romaine, […]

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Your Vintage Easter Snapshots!

We’ve loved seeing your reader-submitted Easter photos via Instagram!  All those sweet children and bunnies made us excited to celebrate tomorrow. Keep sending your photos to @southernlivingmag on IG and @southern_living on Twitter, #SouthernEaster  

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Throwback Thursday: We Want to See Your Vintage Easter Snapshots!

There’s nothing like Easter in the South, and we’re getting nostalgic thinking about the egg hunts, frilly dresses, and Easter bonnets of yesteryear. We’d love to see your vintage Easter pictures of family gatherings and Easter supper spreads while we prepare for this year’s Easter weekend. Post them to Instagram with hashtags #TBT and #EasterThrowback, and we’ll post our favorites on Easter Sunday.

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