Thursday, January 20, 2011

our family photo shoot (and Christmas card... late!)

So in my lack of blogging lately, I realized I never posted last year's Christmas card or our pictures from our own family photo shoot.  So here they are.  Better late than never, right? ;)
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We went to a local wildlife preserve with my parents and younger brother.  My little bro is a photographer too (he does bands and shows) so I just gave him my camera, (attempted to) pose us, and let him shoot all the ones with me in them.  I took all the other shots, as well as did all the editing.  Here are some of our close but not quite it shots.
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Not quite what we wanted for our Christmas card, but it does capture the essence of our family! Ha!
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And the winner.  Could it be?  Is everyone smiling AND looking at the camera?  Excuse me while I pick myself up off the floor.
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Now taking a brothers picture was not easy.  They wanted to run and explore, and who could blame them?  These still turned out adorable, I think!
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And the winner!  See the candy in Nolan's mouth?  Yes, we are not above bribing!
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I  also got some fun shots of the boys individually.  These ones crack me up because Nolan was just off in his own little world dancing.  Look at that hip action!
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Sean, well, wanted to jump.  So I let him!
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I did a photoshoot for my parent's Christmas card as well.  Aren't they cute??
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And they got one with my bro & the grandkids.
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HAHAHAHAHAHAHA
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My brother's name is Timmy but my boys call him "Uncle B."  This is from when Sean was very small & we tried to get him to say "Uncle Timmy" but it came out "Uncle Bee-ee" and so it kind of stuck.  He's a pretty cool uncle :)
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Sorry these are so late.  I am trying really hard to get better at blogging again.  I have be slacking for sure!

2 comments:

Kimberly Thomas said...

That's where Shillawna did my wedding pictures! Great place for a shoot!!

Peyton's Pages said...

Great pictures! That picture of Nolan with his finger by his mouth and scrunchy smile looks just like your scrunchy smile picture!