10.18.2009

practicing people pics with two of the prettiest girls i know











i spent a good deal of the day driving to and from the home of a dear friend and photographing her sweet daughter as she commissioned me to a couple of days ago. she wanted to get some shots of her little one in the fall, and i quickly accepted. i was just recently thinking how much i want to practice taking people pictures--especially of little kids.

so we went to a little petting zoo and pumpkin patch and i chased this very exuberant little girl all over the place in hopes of getting at least a few good shots. let me tell you... it was very hard for this amateur photographer to get anything that was not blurry. she is a mover!

but i did get several shots that i am happy with. some here, more to follow. i also tried processing this last shot a few more ways and wrote a little more about the shot here {in case you feel like adding your two cents}.

14 comments:

Barefoot from Heaven said...

Yes capturing moving kids is horror. But you've done great. Specially LOVE that last shot.

Ginny said...

i love the softness of these shots... great subjects too... very cute ... also you have captured the naturalness and sense of fun and love between mother and daughter. fabulous!
ginny x

Sara said...

they're beautiful!!

Heather said...

This last shot is WONDERFUL! I know all about moving and blurring targets:) Nice work. I'm sure you're friend is pleased.

Chris said...

Great shots! Looks like it was fun too :)

Haphazardkat said...

The last shot is fantastic. Really. Amazing!

Jamie said...

Oh, you brave girl. Toddlers are a real challenge! So much fun though. I'm lovin' that first and fourth shot a ton!

Deidra said...

so cute! and full of fun and energy!

beth said...

she is just the sweetest ever !

Toni said...

She looks like a ball of non-stop energy! I love the last two images - fantastic!!

Lisa said...

my FAVES are: 1, 4, 8, and 9. just awesome photos!!

BUT: they are all just really amazing, and she is just the most darling little girl! what a lil cutie pie!

Brittany said...

They are so cute! I don't think I have enough patience with people to take photos like that.

ps. I love the moms fur vest!

apriliniowa said...

I love thee photographs of her running in that little grey jacket. I know parents want to see their child's face as well but photographs of little ones running free and abandoned always get tug at my heart strings as well. She'll love the bouncy shot in the air, I'm sure. Hope all's well, kiddo. :)

Jaime said...

She is a cutie! I love the ones you have of her and her mom..the first and the last two...wonderful!