So who am I to not accept the offer. It seems that seeing other kids have their photos taken, he now realises it may not be so bad after all.
I went up to Collingwood again this week to pick up my camera. Hopefully my last trip up there for a long, long time! I really, really, really want to stay a Nikon girl. I really don't want to jump ship to the 'other' camera... but I will if this is not the end of the camera trouble. Fingers crossed.
Anyway, seeing as we were going to Collingwood, I decided a trip around Ikea would be a good idea, seeing as we were pretty much driving past anyway. Lucky for me, mum agreed (she's my navigator LOL) She'd NEVER been to Ikea! She loved it too. The reason for my Ikea trip. The red chair. I was going to get it when we did our huge spree up there after Christmas, but didn't and just kept thinking about it. I have a nice girly iron chair, but I really wanted a boy version, and I'm glad I have it now. Liam decided he wanted to test it out for me. Typical 5YO boy. The first pic is SO sharp, the second is a bit blurry, but the expressions just go together so perfectly. Taken at f1.8 and shutters 750. It's hard to keep things in focus when the app is so wide open. The slightest move back/forth and they are out of focal range. Not too noticable at this size though.
These ones were taken as I was setting up the studio for this mornings shoot. He strutted his stuff in front of me, requesting "take my picture". I didn't say a word to him. Check out the poses. Each time the lights fired he changed pose. Classic. Love it LOL. Man I love this kiddo.
OK, now not that I really want a pic of me on here, but I have to show you how clever my boy is! In return for the chair pics (well the *nice smile* part of it) I had to let him take my photo, and let him tell me what to do. These were all still taken at f1.8, so to get the focus right, you have to be spot on. Look how sharp he got it! And not just once. He took about 20 pics, (him) squatting down, standing on the couch etc) and still was able to compose the shot and get the focus right. I am blown away! He's FIVE! I know MANY adults who struggle with focus issues, and he almost always get's it perfect. If he starts now, imagine how talented he'll be when he's 30! I wonder what he will want to be?
Brett's nanna (GG which stands for Great Gran)is in hospital at the moment. She has a serious blockage in the artery in her neck. She was operated on this morning, and although they didn't want to put her under general they ended up having to. As it stands, the operation is done, and she is in a 'serious condition'. Waiting, waiting for some good news. Please pray it comes.