Thursday, September 8, 2011

I Learned...

I learned a few things this week:

1. I love shooting in the lane behind our house!
2. Don't try and do a shoot with a 2 year old where they can still see the trampoline "I jump Mummy, I jump!"
3. Be patient and wait for the light to be perfect! I tried taking some photos mid morning because I was worried the balloons would go down (they were from William's Caillou party the day before) (FYI they're still going strong 6 days later haha!) but the light was too harsh so we tried again as the sun was going down, bingo!

I adore this photo of my little man! The light, the look on his face, his crazy wavy hair, his little outfit (free from the red jelly he got all over it at his party!) the weird red fireball looking sun flare near his toes , I just love it :) 


Click It Up A Notch

I'll be sharing the rest of these balloon photos soon, along with the photos from his actual birthday, I'm just swamped!

Also linking up with:

Give me your best shot at Better in BulkPhotoStory Friday and then, she {snapped}Favorite Fridays at Skinned Knees the long road

20 comments:

Valeria said...

You are right, it is a wonderful capture

Ashley said...

Yep, it's just perfect!

alicia said...

Adorable. You nailed the light.

this is our gypsy camp said...

Wow, you are right to adore it! Everything about this photo is so beautiful.

Pieces of Sunshine said...

This is a very beautiful photo. The lighting and your son's expression are wonderful.

Buckeroomama said...

Oh my, gorgeous gorgeous! Just gorgeous. =)

Sarah said...

Aww! So sweet.

Melissa said...

So cute! Glad the red jelly came out ;)

Leslie said...

Love how you can barrely see the 2 in the balloons!! Really lovely picture!!!

Lolli said...

That is the best birthday picture ever!!

Kathy said...

Visiting from Click it Up a Notch. Brilliant lighting! Patience is key, but for ME...the hardest :)

Kathy

www.youllshootyoureyeout-kathy.blogspot.com

Scott said...

Very nice photo, I can see why you love it so much. It was certainly worth waiting for the right light.

Ashlyn Y said...

SO adorable! Love the lighting!

Chic Homeschool Mama said...

I agree with Alicia- love the light!

Nadege, said...

Wonderful expression and wonderful capture.

Branson said...

Such a great lesson, and SUCH a great photo!

On a side note, can we talk about your son's hair? LOL! I love the curls, and we haven't cut our lil man's hair yet because I am afraid his won't come back. Surely if your's is 2 he has had a haircut, right? I need some baby stylist guidance, haha.

Sharon said...

I adore it too! The lighting, the location, the subject, that sun flare, I adore it all!

rachel said...

love love love this shot. Thanks so much for linking up!

Lil Mama Stuart said...

and his fat feet! :)

Jennifer said...

Congrats! You were chosen for the top five for Fabulous Friday! Thanks for participating!

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