Thursday, February 5, 2009

Random Portrait Session

Last week I realized that I had a coupon for a free portrait sitting and 8x10 at J*C*Penney that was expiring that very day. I'm not one to turn down a free 8x10, since the store is a short drive from home, so I called for an appointment at the last minute, threw a couple of outfits into a bag and here are the results. The hat in the first outfit is a Christmas gift from Evie's Uncle M and Aunt C and is adorable. I'm glad I have good pictures of her in it! But it's still a bit big so she'll be able to wear it next year, too. I like this shot but am annoyed that I have a bruise on my arm. I don't think my arm looks good here, at all:This is the best shot of the sitting and the one I chose for my free 8x10:
Poor Evie always has zits on her face in these portrait sessions:
I brought Sophie along to keep her happy, but the photographer suggested using her as a prop and I'm glad she did:


I laughed that she looks like she's in a pinup pose here with her leg kicked up!


I think I would have actually paid the exorbitant price for a print of this "enhanced" photo if Evie didn't look so stoned ;)

11 comments:

  1. I can't believe how big she is!!! So CUTE! :)

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  2. I would also take advantage of that free 8x10 if I didn't live 30 minutes away from the nearest one. She's adorable. But what is it with babies? You can't make them smile for very long. I remember breaking out in sweats trying to make my two smile as infants. I mean sure I could tickle or nibble them but I don't want to be in the picture. Btw, the one with the LOVE letters is so cute... it would be perfect if she just smiled a little!

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  3. Wow. I didn't know JCP still did photography.
    What a bunch of cute pics!

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  4. I was (am) a professional photographer. Photographing babies was the worst! You have to be FAST! That said the free 8 x10 portrait is my pick, too. Her coloring and her outfit are a great match.

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  5. I would be broke if she was my baby.

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  6. Those are really good pictures!

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  7. Oh, she is sooo cute! Great pics!

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  8. We always get the best deals at JCP!

    I love the one with her and her giraffe buddy. =)

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  9. Aww...I love them all! She is a doll.

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