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The Elusive "Easter Photo"...


*Sigh*

All I wanted was to get a photo of my nicely dressed kids on Easter (minus their biggest bro, who was at his dad's for the holiday). Is that too much to ask?

Apparently it is...just take a look:




I wanted a photo of my kids all together...only Baby Girl wasn't having anything to do with it.

But, WAIT!! If you look close, there she is:


My efforts were futile, and I gave up as soon as this happened (dang baby bros, always gotta be goofy...but I think it's kinda cute! And, I think they are too...):


Then, Uncle J joined in the fun (i.e. torture) and mercilessly teased Belle (but, as you can see, she didn't really mind too much!):





At long last, I attempted to stage a family photo:





*Groan* I give up.


Comments

  1. Oh, you are not alone! I don't think I have one really good family photo. We've tried many times, but it never works the way I had planned. You know, life is a lot that way, so maybe it's good our photos are, too!

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  2. Haha! Very cute! I've yet to get a 'family' pic that is perfect... 'sigh' ;)

    http://mom2memphisandruby.blogspot.com/

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  3. love them all :) the true family photo!

    prayers being sent your grandpa's way, by the way!

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  4. You have a beautiful family! Looks like it was a great Easter!

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  5. I think these are way better than any 'family' photo!! This is what a real, genuine family looks like!

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  6. This post makes me think of that commercial for Windows Cloud program where the mom edits faces and stuff to get the perfect photo.

    I think they're cute regardless, though.

    -Jessica

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  7. LOL! Totally feel your pain.. and I only have one! However, all the "blooper" shots are precious :) You have an adorable little family girlie.

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  8. This reminds me of that commercial for Windows 7 I believe? Something about a cloud? Anyway, the mom finally photoshops her kids "good" faces onto their bodies, lol!

    http://bje-life.blogspot.com/

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  9. Love it! Seeing the pictures made me laugh.

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  10. That is one gorgeous family - matters not that they couldn't all look at the camera at the same time. :) Give it about two more years and you'll have nothing but lovely shots because they will all have learned that the sooner they cooperate, the sooner it will be over!

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  11. Awwwww!!! You are not alone!!

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  12. I LOVE the bloopers! Sometimes they're more fun than the "perfect shot." Hambone looks SO much like Mr! Praying for your grandpa!

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  13. I am new to your blog and I love the pictures! You have a beautiful family!

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  14. These photos beat any professional!!! These are awesome.

    BTW- check out my blog.. I left you a gift:-)

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  15. Seriously funniest thing today! Your family photos look like mine. Being a photographer and having the worst family pictures is the most embarrassing! But, you have a pretty good looking family!

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  16. You know what I find funny about your attempted family photo? No matter what your kids were doing your husband was looking straight at the camera every time! LOL

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  17. Beautiful pictures. You have nice family.
    -family pictures

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  18. LOL! :) I always have the hardest time capturing my own family.

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