Grrrr session.

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  1. twocolor

    twocolor No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I've done portraits of this family for YEARS! Weddings, seniors, dance pics, school pics, family pics . . .

    The problem is, the mom is the type that wants what she wants. When I arrived, she pointed to the steps she wanted posed on and said . . . "My husband and I will stand here, and on this side of my husband I want son 1 (name ommitted :)) and on this side of me I want son 2 . . .
    For the pics of her and her hubby, I ABSOLUTELY was not allowed to photograph below her chest area. I was not allowed to do poses that I told her would be very appealing for her body . . . She did give me more liberty on the ones of the kids. I didn't post any of the ones where she told me what to do in posing and placement. I feel like I was only there to push the button. Not be a photographer. Grrr!

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    These were taken right before the family shoot, the oldest son is going on an LDS Mission and needed some pics done. Mom wasn't here for these, and I feel they turned out nicely!

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    by far not my favorite session, which breaks my cardinal rule! "Each portrait session has to be my new favorite!" That means I'm constantly improving!
     
  2. Lyncca

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    Ugh. I would have just wanted to give her the camera and say, "fine, why don't you shoot it!"

    I love the posing of #3, their placement is great :)
     
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    Do what yer told, then when she comes moaning tell the fat moo to get her purse out as they are the shots she requested.
     
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    :lol::lmao::lol::lmao:
     
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    Thanks Lyncca! It was a fun setting, and the kids were so willing - that's when it's fun!
     

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