I’ve taken so many images, and have so many different favorites for so many various reasons. Social media, internet, and web-based portfolios are all great; but this online world we live in sometimes leads things to be a bit less personal. I believe that every image has a story to tell, and that’s what I love doing for my clients so much! I don’t always get a chance to tell the story behind every image though–what I love about it, what makes it special to me. So, I thought I would start a weekly blog post that featured one of my favorite images…deconstructed. The story behind it, the reasons I love it (whether they are technical reasons of lighting/composition/etc., or emotional ones about what and why the image makes me feel). So check back every week–some of these shares will be personal ones, and others will come from clients’ sessions past and present…one of your images might be featured here!
Undoubtedly, the most genuine smile you will ever see will come from a 6 month old baby. I’m quite certain they don’t know how to smile any other way. And that is what I love about this image, and photographing this age in general. They might not always smile for you, but whatever expression they give you is 100% real. There are no “cheese” smiles yet, and there is not an ounce of fakeness to anything they do. They simply are who they are, and show what they feel at all times. I love it. There is something so pure and innocent about the honest emotions of a 6 month old baby that lightens my heart and makes me smile. Try smiling like a 6 month old today and see how good it makes you feel! Happy Friday everyone!!