Southern Snapshot

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


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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The April Issue—What You Didn’t See

For this month’s issue we got to sip cocktails in Mississippi, cruise around Charleston, and sample countless strawberry treats. Here are our favorite 10 pictures that didn’t make the issue. Style Editor Stephanie Granada kicked back with these fellas and some cocktails at refined-rocker bar Branch in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Southern Efficiency in Washington, D.C., is right next to Mockingbird Hill and Eat the […]

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10 Pictures That’ll Make You Even Happier For Spring!

Join us in celebrating warmer weather; it was just the Spring Equinox! Post photos on IG from this weekend’s spring time activities with #southernsnapshotspringishere for a chance to be featured!

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