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

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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. Awkward or not – they are fabulous pictures. The kids are so cute (both large and small!)

  2. 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.

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