Thursday, July 8, 2010

You can't imagine the bribery that went into this shot...


At San Fransisco Bay....

Seems easy, right? NOT. Tons of tiny pieces of torn-up Trident went into the making of this keepsake. Look...

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Ah, finally!

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And now for a little post-photo processing...

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(Actually, not sure if I like the color or the sepia best. What do you think?)

And the above photos were only about 30% of the entire photo shoot. Creating beautiful memories on a family vacation is hard, hard work. I need a Pacific Company Cookie now.

Thanks for listening.


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12 comments:

alessandra said...

You never choose the easy way, eh? ;-)

Jenna said...

worth the effort though! So sweet!

Mom2my10 @ 11th Heaven said...

Ale, you got that right!

Erin said...

I love the color!

Nikki said...

I like that you chose the sepia. I think it draws the attention to their cute faces and the background instead of the color and designs of their shirts.

And we use little bits of Trident to bribe our 3 year old. hehe

Expat Mom said...

I love the sepia! And good for you for sticking with it for so long. Isn't digital great? I take dozens of photos of my boys to get just the right shot.

Then, afterwards, my husband points out that their faces were dirty. Sigh.

alessandra said...

As someone else said, you are an open book...just kidding!

RhondaLue said...

haha...and if you think THAT is a challenge, try a FAMILY photo! (we only have 8 and it's a CHORE!!!)

I like sepia better. SO CUTE!

Meghan said...

Totally love the sepia one!
I am partial to sepia tho.

They are the most adorable boys!
Well, next to my boys of course. Ha.
They really are cutie patooties. Love their eyes!

Jamie H said...

I did a post similar to this on my blog when I was trying to take Christmas card pictures. I hear ya! I LOVE the "candid" pictures of the two of them. It shows personality even if you didn't get a "perfect" shot. I do like the sepia color :)

Amanda B. said...

Love the sepia tone!!! :) That is a gorgeous picture- well worth the work! (well, at least in my opinion- you had to do all the work, I get to sit here and enjoy looking at it!) :)

Trisha said...

Worth whatever it took, that's priceless. I like the color ones best. I miss those two little "non singing boys" in nursery. Benton was the only one today. That's what summers are like. Enjoy your vacation.