Julie Lyles Carr: Easter Portraits v1.0

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Easter Portraits v1.0

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I've always been pretty good about taking some cute Easter pictures of the kids each year, faces scrubbed, outfits ironed, shoes matching. (1 of 8 was in California on Easter of '08, visiting the Amazing Nick, hence her absence in this portrait. 2 of 8 must have had grit in her contacts, hence the squint...except she doesn't wear contacts...)
I even have evidence.

See this montage from last Easter Sunday '08?

Awwwww...

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Precious.

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Adorable.

This year? Ah, not so much.

I seemed to have fallen off my photog mojo. I didn't get many 'before-church' pictures...except of this lovely job of buttoning by 5 of 8...

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I didn't even manage to get the button photos in focus...

Most of the pics were after lunch, faces and clothes smeared with chocolate, butter and viscous fluids from allergenic noses...


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This shirt did start out crisp and white...until 8 of 8 had been wearing it for three and half minutes.

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All time estimates are approximate...

And where are the pictures of the egg hunts and the meal and the candy and the baskets?

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Ah, um...I got nothin'...

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But I'm going to make good. You'll see. I'm going to hold some mock Easter photos. I'll get all the outfits clean again. Heck, I may even throw a fake egg hunt. I'll make it up to you. I will.

Maybe even before next Easter...

Stay tuned...


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