Advertisement

Follow my blog "Rub Some Dirt On It" at http://vermontwhitneys.blogspot.com

 

As I mentioned about a week ago, I'm somewhat participating in an online photography group/tutorial.  To me, it's a daily reminder to consciously acknowledge those I love.  It really rocks and the woman who is running it shares great tidbits to help with your daily assignment.  I thoroughly suggest you check it out and participate if you'd like!

 

So today's assignment was to photograph a loved one's eyes.  I love taking pictures of my kids' eyes, mostly because they're so damn beautiful and expressive.  I'm a total sucker for them and they know it; there's nothing like a tearful face to break my resolve and make me scoop them up in the middle of the night.  Also, the greatest compliment I have ever been paid as a mother was not on any kind of parenting technique or even something I could really take credit for.  It was from a grandmotherly woman who took one look at Jax and said with a knowing smile, "Now he has Paul Newman eyes."  Swoon.  Who wouldn't want their son to have Paul Newman eyes?  I'll never forget her.

 

Well, Jax was being far from cooperative for our photo shoot but my sneaky side won him over with a little novelty (in the form of a new mask) and a tiny dose of bribery (in the form of a lollipop).  So the best photos of his eyes came through the holes of a cardboard mask, found for $1 at Jo-Ann Fabrics.  But by best, I don't mean the best.  I mean the best of the ones that I got.  His eyes are a bit overshadowed.

 

 

They're quirky and different which is why I chose to post one of these pictures of Jax instead of the dreamy ones I got of Em earlier in the day (earlier in the day translates to much better lighting and a less grumpy child).  I'll show you those later.  For now, enjoy the photos of Jax.  They're a hoot!  Groan...

 

 

And because I'm an equal opportunity mama, here are some pictures of Em showing off her baby blues.

 

 

I couldn't get her to smile so I called in the big guns (Daddy).  Of course just the sight of him makes her smile, and she loves to show off how big she is.  "How big is Em?"

 

 

So big!  She loves that game.

 

So there are my blue-eyed babies.  The joy of love for me is getting to look into those eyes every day and watch their crinkly smiley gleam.  I just love them.

Views: 1

Comment

You need to be a member of Mom Bloggers Club to add comments!

Join Mom Bloggers Club

ADVERTISEMENT

MBC CUTIES

Our current cutie was uploaded by Katka Konecna RiveraUpload a photo of your cutie. They may be featured here. See all of the cuties.

Our Latest Food, Travel & Lifestyle Posts

How Candles Can Uplift Your Mood and Décor

Candles in your home can instantly make you happier and more peaceful when your mood needs a little adjusting and can also make your living area look fabulous at the same time. Candles with various fragrances can also put you in a better mood through aromatherapy. Just think about vanilla…

5 Occasions to Send Flowers to Your Mom Other Than on Mother’s Day

There are few gifts one can receive than a fresh bouquet of flowers. It even goes without saying that Mother’s Day is one of the leading occasions when flowers are gifted to mothers all over the world. Everything from beautiful bouquets of roses to orchids to brilliant sunflowers brighten any mom’s special…

Advertisement

ADVERTISEMENT

VISIT THESE BLOGGERS

ADVERTISE

© 2016   Created by Mom Bloggers Club.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service