Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Sweet Shot Tuesday

Time for another Sweet Shot.

Last week, I visited Jt's office for the first time in many moons. The first thing I noticed, of course, were the photos adorning his cubicle. You would never know he has a photographer for a wife. The photos were, aside from horribly outdated, just plain crappy. A few were from studios, where we went as a young family to make sure it was documented just how we looked in front of a boring, generic background. One was cell phone quality (at best) enlarged as if it were the pride of the gallery. And if it weren't for the missing noodles on the macaroni-art frames to prove it's age, they'd think Jt still had a couple of kindergarteners at home.

Ugh.

Fortuitously, he does have a photographer at home and more fortuitously one who had to think of Father's Day gifts for the coming weekend. So, the very next day the boys and I made the long trek to the side patio, set up the tripod and timer and took a few shots.


This one's a big accomplishment for me in that I realized afterward how easy it was. The settings were a no-brainer, the posing was thought-out rather than willy-nilly and most of all, I don't cringe when I look at it. (Let's just say I'm usually very happy behind the camera although theoretically I would love for my boys to have lots of photos of our days together.)

Hanging this one in my own blog office and at Sweet Shot Tuesday.



Sweet Shot Tuesday with Kent Weakley

6 comments:

  1. Great shot! I should try this. I too feel more comfortable behind the camera! Joining you from sweet shot Tues.

    ReplyDelete
  2. a beautiful family sweet-shot; it will take pride of place in J's office for sure

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you so much, Carole. :-)

      Delete
  3. Replies
    1. Thanks, Gina, I appreciate it!

      Delete

Thanks for visiting my blog. I'd love to hear your comments on my photography. I see this as a learning tool, so constructive criticism is welcome.