Wrangling Rascals

I recently had the opportunity to take 4 little rascals that have a strong hold on my heart, to the park for pictures.

Taking portraits of kids, any kids, can be a bit of a challenge at times.

Children are so full of energy!

 I’m one of those few million people who wishes I knew how to bottle that energy!

And so, you can’t expect when you have 4 bundles of energy, to get every shot just right.

I don’t care whether we’re talking kids, or adults, when you have more than one person, it can be difficult to get them to look the same direction, pose the way they should, smile at the same time, not blink, not scratch, I could go on and on and on,

but I won’t,

I’m sure you get the idea.

Oh and you also have to beware of those other pesky photographers! (Notice the upper right  & left corners?) Yes, they just stepped right into my frame. Not that I did that to anyone that day, no way, not me!

 (Sorry if I did!)

And then you always have the wise guy…or girl in this case.

Dang I love these kids!

Then, you get the photos that you came for, Cheesy smiles and all!

I was fortunate enough to get some pictures that captured their individual personalities. We have here a ball of energy & the slightly more subdued and reflective one.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the end was able to also take home a photo that shows the connection & comfort they have with each other.

 Thats a wonderful day.

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8 thoughts on “Wrangling Rascals

  1. Oh, these are really good! I think you did a super job of capturing an assortment of expressions and personalities. Not an easy task, I’m sure! They look like they were an adorable, albeit challenging group to shoot, but you got some very nice keepers!

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  2. What beautiful children! Yes, it is quite challenging to take pictures of little ones. But I’ve got them, some how, some way. I do wish I had a digital camera back when they were born. Would have made life SO much easier snapping them.

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  3. Great photos Christy! Although I kept looking in the background for me 😉 Glad I didn’t get in all your shots… LOL! You have very cute grandbabies!!

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