Saturday, May 7, 2011

iheartfaces - Motherhood


This week's photo challenge was "Motherhood".  Since my own mom lives 1000 miles away (boo-hoo!) and I'm not a professional photographer, I thought I would step outside my comfort zone and put myself in front of the camera.  I guess I qualify - four kids and all!  And this is pretty much the way life is..... a little chaotic, some laughing, some crying, trying daily to make a connection, stuck together like glue.

I was able to keep the kids' attention long enough to snap two pics with my iPhone.  This one was the best of the two.  If only my arms were longer - you could have seen all of Ella!  But as Samuel aptly observed, "At least we got the football in the picture!"

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!





27 comments:

  1. I love this. As real as reality gets. :)

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  2. Love the football comment! That is a great picture...as you point out the connectedness, and the eye contact with your son. I think it's beautiful!

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  3. This is awesome!! Happy mother's day!

    Tamar
    ps what would we do without iphones!

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  4. I think you did a great job for just using a cell phone!

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  5. I think it's absolutely awesome that you put yourself in the photo too...this is beautiful!

    -Angie
    http://thearthurclan.com

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  6. Love this! The football comment really tops it off!

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  7. Really great shot! I'm impressed that you were able to this yourself and with your iphone!

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  8. This is a super cute shot! I love the giggliness of it all. :)

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  9. I love it! Capturing it with an iPhone no less, who needs those big bulky cameras anyway. :-)

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  10. LOL @ at least the football is in the picture! Boys. :)

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  11. Fantastic! And I love the perspective from above rather than in front.

    Thank you for stopping by and the kind words.

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  12. I LOVE the composition here. Such a great shot.

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  13. Very sweet, I need to do the same with my kids!

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  14. this shot is perfect in every way - nice job!
    thanks for visiting my blog too! btw are you in NC by any chance?

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  15. Frame-worthy! Even if you only see Ella's eyes :)

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  16. So cute! :) I love the black and white, and I have wished many many times that my arms were longer! :)

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  17. That's a GREAT shot!!!

    www.wendhyjeffers.com

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  18. Nice job and what a fun idea.

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  19. That is a picture made to go in a frame! I love it!

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  20. What a wonderful shot! Surrounded by those you love - what could be better?

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  21. what a great idea for a photo!

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  22. I love this, great job getting in front of the camra (phone) :)

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  23. i think the football totally makes the picture! replace it with a hockey puck, and you would have my family!

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