As any photographer knows…(well, the majority!) its is REALLY hard to take pics of your own kids! They dread it, fight it and usual it ends up with a mini nervous breakdown (for the photog, not the kids!) This is definitely true for me, but each year I tackle the job of getting “THE” image (or images) for the annual Christmas card. This year I wanted to get back outside for some beautiful winter images..and somehow talked them into it! (one point for Mom!) I promised the car would be warm and I would work REALLY REALLY fast so no frostbite would be had! (because of course who wants pics in parkas and big winter boot?) I even got hubby to help me put silver balls on some spruce trees for some added “Christmas joy”! (I got some good shots of that too but, sigh been told NO BLOGGING THOSE! LOL!)
So off we went…we did not so bad considering it started to snow and the wind was cold! We took breaks, jumped in the car and warmed up and I even promised Pizza Hut for supper!
Pictures were going well….getting too cold to continue, but I had one more surprise up my sleeve. The boys were to close their eyes and just wait until I told them to open them. Low and behold when they did, their dear sister was waiting with a handful of snow ready to throw!!!!! (bad Mom, I know…but Taylor and I got a good giggle out of it!)
So here are some favs…and on the way home I got the privilege of getting a visitor’s lovely portrait! Just sat there and let me take pics!