Thursday, November 13, 2014

Probably the most unprepared photoshoot ever

So we're having a mini photoshoot on Saturday and it's either going to be wonderful in its imperfection... or a dismal failure.


The state of affairs...
  • I'm unprepared.
  • I have no idea what we're wearing. We've got to wear non-busy clothes because I don't want us competing with the graffiti.
  • I'm not even sure we'll be able to get all the shots I want (Newtown is under construction)
  • I'm larger than I would have liked
  • I have a Spanish exam later that day which I actually should be focussed on...

We've been having rainy, grey, overcast days the entire week, with even more rain predicted right up until Wednesday next week.



That is not a problem because I love the grey skies.

The problem is that there's a 66% chance of rain on Saturday..................... so it's going to be interesting.

I'm taking gumboots and rain jackets, and umbrellas for the kids.

On the bright side, if I have my way, I'll actually have GREY SKIES plus NEWTOWN. It'll be like Christmas for my photo dreams :)

And if the kids are good, I might just let them run around for a bit :)



I think we'll take Thursday and Friday with us again to see the difference three years makes. Same bears, (hopefully) some of the same locations and two, much bigger kids :)

PS these pics were taken on 12 April.

6 comments:

  1. Sometimes the shoots (or things) we are least prepared for turn out best because we have low expectations. I know I know when you are paying it's a different ball game

    I'm sure it would be great and you will get wonderful pictures. Hoping it doesn't rain but there's some grey skies so you can get your wish :)

    I think most importantly remember to have fun

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  2. Look at our great sea photoshoot and I booked it on Monday and we did it on Tuesday. It was 15 degrees C on a windy beach - so maybe just maybe it all works out 100%. Good luck with the Spanish

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  3. Hey! You might get an umbrella shoot!

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  4. You at least have an idea of what you want. This is totally unchartered territory for me - so I am hoping for one or two nice photo's of us as a family.

    Low expectations = low failure rate ;-)

    xxx

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  5. You're breaking loose! Unprepared stuff always turns out better - if your photographer knows her stuff it won't matter if you don't all match. How did it go?

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  6. I hope it all worked out...I am WAY behind with blog reading.

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