It all started back in August when Sidney needed a photo of herself to attach to her Personal Person Project in her Anatomy class. Out of all the blue million image files I have, I had ZERO recent photos of her. And then when Tyler came home from school a couple of weeks ago needing a photo to attach to the back of his Honors English project, I had the same problem. NO RECENT PHOTOS! What kind of mom does not have recent photos of her children? WAIT!… What kind of mom who also happens to be a photographer does not have recent photos of her children?
Therefor the child portrait project was born!
When I mentioned to the other photographer moms in the Home School Mom Photographers group that I had no recent photos of my children, I was shocked to find out how many of them were in the same boat! Here we all are… wedding and portrait photographers… home school moms… spending our days every day of the week with our children… and we never put them in front of our cameras? What’s up with that?! So it all changes now. We have all pledged to take at least one photo of one of our children every single week and share it in the group. I am hoping to have time to also share here on the blog. I’ve never been really good at sticking to 52 week projects. So lets hope the motivation of my own children will help! Besides… when I grow old, I do not want to have tons of images of brides and grooms yet zero images of my own children.
AND… how difficult should it be to take photos of one of my children every week when I have children as GORGEOUS as this?