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November 27, 2011

It's the way we roll, I have come to accept it!

Well I pulled my Mom card yesterday and insisted we were taking family pictures!  It is never met with smiles and shouts of joy but I have learned to ignore it - so in a matter of 30 minutes I snapped 71 pictures of my family to end up with 1 - yes just 1 - good one, but then I really only needed 1!

A got my camera last year for Christmas and the very first thing I bought to go with it was a remote - I had spent years taking family pics with the self-timer - it only proved to aggervate the family pic situation and wear me out running back and forth - so I love my remote control!

So while I set the camera up all I ask is that they sit still so that when I am ready I merely have to place myself in the picture - these are the ones I snapped while setting up the camera -



Having some trouble deciding when the remote was working - obviously holding it up, pointing at the camera makes it work!

Truly the funniest thing about this pic is that it wasn't posed, they didn't know I was pushing the button, I really didn't know what I was taking a pic of - I was just checking to make sure it was centered!

Chris taking his turn with the remote - everyone had to have a turn - none of us are good at non-chalant!



Cole's turn at the remote!

Aren't the holidays fun!!!!!


7 comments :

  1. Hey, you accomplished more than I ever could!
    My husband REFUSES to sit for pictures, but he'll spend all day taking them.

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  2. I so need a remote... half of my family pics have my hair swooshing from me running into place! Love your props BTW!

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  3. I'm going to have to look into that remote idea. I'm never in the pictures! You know a mother's work is never done ;-)

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  4. I need a remote!!! The second to last is my fave. Glad you were finally able to round everyone up!

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  5. These are so funny but they are showing lots of love. I love all of them. You lucky girl to have such a great family. Keep snapping you will get one perfect one someday. You make me laugh. B

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  6. I don't think I need a remote...I'll just keep having you take our pictures :-) Those last two are great!

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  7. haha i love the pictures! no posing indeed!

    My sister has a camera with a timer, so she has to run to her spot to be in time.... you get pretty funny pictures that way too...

    big hugs
    Leontien

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