But the good news: The week before, I wanted to check out the park where we had planned to meet, so I brought Charlotte along and ended up with some very sweet photos of my usual run-from-the-camera diva. Maybe, just maybe, we are turning a corner?
Of course, it started out just as expected...
But the scowls subsided within a few minutes, and I just followed her lead as she ran here and there...
She posed on her own for this one, asking me to take a picture of the "baby in her belly" like I had done for Tessie's Aunt Kristin :)
We found a little garden next to a porch where she spotted some stray strawberries. Yes, a good mom probably would have questioned where and who they came, then forbid her from sinking her teeth into them. But come on --look at that dress-- I couldn't resist!
Yet another treasure found: vintage bike tucked behind a fence?
- I got countless smiles from my stinker.
- I get to keep every.single.shot. They tell the full story of our time together. I can print them to any size my heart desires. These are the reasons why I bought my dSLR and have been working feverishly over the last few months to learn everything I can. Had I hired a professional to take these, I probably would have only been able to afford a handful of prints.
- If I can shoot Charlotte, I can shoot anyone!