Style - Theme Thursday
I’ve worked at a Kiddie Kandids for 3 years now. While I love some of the posed looks, a lot of the time I’ll try to play with the kid(s) first and get a rapport with them. Then I’ll get some “traditional” shots
Caitlyn & Mommy, 3 months
The drawbacks of doing this are:
- it takes too much time, especially when we’re busy.
- we can only send over 6 pictures! That’s 6 individual poses. Not 8, 16 or 24 pictures, 6!
- I can only spend a total of 20 minutes per sitting. By the time you get to know the kid and what they’re like, the 20 minutes is done.
After that they don’t want to sit still, and once they are mature enough to sit still, the parents have drilled the “say cheese!” phrase into their mind. You’ll either get the horrible fake cheese smile,
“I’m not gonna smile for you” faces. Then of course the parents get frustrated with the kid, the kid senses it and starts crying and it just isn’t fun anymore.
Michael LOVES his trains!
And make real memories (cue sappy music now).
My brother, Timmy & Caitlyn (his niece and goddaughter)
I think these are the ones I will eventually put on my wall. Along with the traditional sitting baby pose that I won’t let die!
I’m sure when I have kids (of course I’m thinking this NOW, who knows what I’ll think then) I will try to get some posed baby shots of them. I'll take way too many at home, get some good ones, go to Kiddie Kandids and get the traditional pictures and be happy.
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