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Another Family Portrait Photograph

The Fun of Taking a Family Portrait.

Another Family Portrait

“Pops” (Great Granddad) and Hallie.

What is it they say? Never work with children and animals! I was fortunate with my last family portrait. Although Hallie was bored and fed up – in fact, although everyone was tired, they all looked happy at just the right moment.

Not so today. We were in charge of our grand-daughter for part of the day. As part of this, we went over to her Great Grandfather. I was hoping I would get the opportunity for a good photograph of the two of them together.

Unfortunately, she had had a sleep in the car, and woken up a bit on the grumpy side. Try as we might, we couldn’t get the smiling face we really wanted. However, all family portrait photographs are valuable – each one has its own memory.

This will remain a treasured photograph of the two of them together. Maybe another day I can get a better one. It will remind us of a very happy day, helping our daughter and other half settle into their new home.

Photograph Details

  • Taken: 17 Jan 2017
  • Camera: Canon 5D MkIII
  • Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm 1:2.8 L II USM
  • Focal Length 70mm
  • F/2.8
  • 1/30 Sec
  • ISO 800
  • Flash

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