Trying to Capture Family Christmas Photos

Not sure what the exact percentage might be, but many people really aren’t thinking they’d like their photograph taken. (Brides and homecoming/prom goers are definite exceptions)

Maybe people don’t mind taking it of themselves on a phone at a cool venue to share but sometimes you’re just not “feeling it”

Last year I received the Awkward Family Photo®  Game but those photos can’t  be recreated easily, even with intention.

Granddaughter Anna (11) likes to try with her siblings, giving them directions.  We have fun but it doesn’t always rhyme.


Henry the Airedale adds some excitement and action, creates a blur, while sporting his Christmas tie.

The shot just before the one above

IMG_9959 2


The grandkids



Christmas morning candid with the available light of the tree

Maura likes her new swim goggles
Maura likes her new swim goggles

Christmas night   Laura and James were leaving and it was WAIT, let’s make Mom happy and let her take our pic”

16 thoughts on “Trying to Capture Family Christmas Photos

  1. It looks like you had a fantastic Christmas! Good for you. I love all of your cute grandchildren (?) all dressed to match. 🙂 They look like they had a wonderful Christmas, as well.


Always good to hear from you.....

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s