Family portraits

Discussion in 'People' started by Uncle Frank, Sep 3, 2008.

  1. At the end of our visit, my daughter requested some family photos. I didn't have much gear to work with, but I had wonderful subjects :Love:.

    My son-in-law is a super daddy. He even changes nappys :eek: .
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    This is the formal sitting.
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    Grandma showed how to soothe a tired baby... not :rolleyes: .
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    But with a little help from mommy...
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    she eventually worked it out. Note: this pic and the next were taken with our Canon a710is p&s.
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    Even gramps got some sleepy cuddles...
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    before Shelby's sweet surrender to the sandman.
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  2. rocksgirl

    rocksgirl Guest

    Beautiful family!! Great shots.
     
  3. frank.....
    awesome images
    love the selective color one with gramps, too

    so......
    did YOU change some diapers?
     
  4. You bet, Greg. Dad had to go back to work shortly after we arrived, and Nancy had a new program to launch, so she had to drive in to her company's local office every day. That left me to be mother's aide, and since my daughter had a c-section, she needed quite a bit of help. I took care of the bottle feeding, diaper changing, cooking, and cuddling (my favorite)... and loved every bit of it. In fact, I'm suffering from a severe case of Shelby-withdrawal right now.
     
  5. Frank, these are precious images. What a beautiful family in #2
     
  6. Thanks, Gordon. I owe Dave Hobby a big thank-you for teaching me the dual exposure technique that made the shot possible.
     
  7. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Austin
    Lovely images, Uncle Frank. I am very happy for you and your family :biggrin:
     
  8. All of them are great, Frank, but #2 is really special. I especially like that you categorized it as formal. :biggrin:

    Your family is very fortunate to have such an expert photographer keeping track of Shelby along her way.
     
  9. Seneca

    Seneca

    Dec 4, 2006
    Texas!
    awwww so sweet - such a beautiful baby!
     
  10. shelby-withdrawal....
    that's the sweetest thing i've ever heard
    i'm so glad for your reply

    i can't tell you how much my heart is warmed when i arrive to see a new baby and the extended family is there, beaming with glee

    there is nothing like the love of a grandparent to brighten one's day
     
  11. They are all wonderful but that last one is precious. She looks so peaceful.
     
  12. These are just so precious.......What a lovely baby.
     
  13. Wonderful set, Frank! Shelby is so lovely: look at that serene pose in the last one...
     
  14. Great looking family photos Frank!

    I like 2, 3 and 4. Number 2 and 4 are wall hangers Frank!

    You did good with the fill flash due to the the window in the background.


    MikeT
     
  15. Kemnik

    Kemnik

    Aug 21, 2007
    San Jose, CA
    Of course these are outstanding Frank!! I love the one of your daughter and Shelby in B/W and especially love the last one!!! Are you changing your screen name to Grandpa Frank? Can't wait to see more!!
     
  16. Very nice family pics, Frank. I liked the black/white where your daughter is soothing the crying baby. Great memories.

    Thanks,
     
  17. These are outstanding Frank. I'm so happy for you, and I'm sure your daughter was delighted to have your help. I look forward to seeing more of her as she grows.
     
  18. Thanks for all of your kind comments, folks. I spent all of Wednesday in front of the computer, editing Shelby pics. I've got tons on them, but since she can't do much yet, there isn't a lot of variety in poses. Fortunately, she has a number of expressions...

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    We won't see her again until October, but, hopefully, we'll be getting a lot of pictures so we can keep up with her growth. I can't wait until I can communicate with her on a more grown-up basis, like games of This Little Piggie. Just look at her beautiful toes. :biggrin:

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  19. Man oh man. Pictures like the second one almost make me wanna have kids.

    Almost. :biggrin:
     
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