i was testing the light for a small photo shoot (see photo four) and trying out some new tricks i had taught myself when my boys walked in and this is kind of how these photos happened. all within like two minutes. not planned, not set up. we are actually all in our pajamas if you can believe it.
it's a strange and unusual irony that i have built a life around taking photos, and yet i rarely ever allow my photo to be taken. there are many reasons why (i have the self esteem of an ant) and also, my boys. they're just plain beautiful. i am always only ever a work in progress, so for now, i will cherish these photos because they are some of the only photos i have of all three of us as a tribe.
and ps, apparently we don't look at the camera all that much, or ever. and despite what these photos may look like, i have more freckles and broken out hormonal skin than i care to talk about. ;)