Posted by: Nicki | December 16, 2009

The family photo shoot – ugh…

 

Controlled chaos thanks to Photoshop!

So every other year we do a full family photo – my husband, me, the kids and whatever animals we have at the time. This started out as a reasonable venture – the first time we did it we had a 3 month old and one dog who was very well-trained. Eight years later things have gotten a little more complicated… an 8-year-old who thinks she is the boss of everyone, a 4-year-old who hates being bossed around, a husband who has become jaded to my photo requests and 4 animals who are not even remotely trained (understandable since 2 of them are rats!)

I am happy to report that neither rat was eaten by either dog and my Photoshop skills were sufficient to pull this off. I love the result. Enjoy the sideshow which will take you through the 3 rounds of photos – Round 1- absent husband and a vomiting dog… Round 2- everyone was aggravated with me and my flash died… Round 3 resulted in all the viable parts for the final image.

Click on “view all images” to see the show.
Merry Merry!

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Responses

  1. Just got the Christmas card and love it, but I love it even more seeing the behind the scenes experience! Amazing!

    I think 80s dance interlude was my favorite part, Riley!

  2. I love them all! It looks like it was great fun (despite the vomiting)!!


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