I want to point out that portrait photography is not my forte; I really struggle with it. To those that do it and do it well...I applaud you! It's HARD!
Drew used to be my easiest child to photograph. Those big green eyes, the perfect non-smile expression. But lately, he has been doing this thing with his face where it looks like he has a chin implant. (Not that there's anything wrong with that).
I was testing out a new lens last weekend...the 70-200mm f/4. I was zoomed in most of the way on these shots, placing me much farther away from Drew. It's easier when mom is not weilding a camera 6 inches in front of your face.
I discovered you have to hold a telephoto lens very steady. I will have better examples of this when I post some pictures of the Tiny Tornado. Let's just say there were a few "misses" in terms of focus.
If you're thinking I've lost my mind and got carried away with the vignetting here, worry not. I didn't add any vignette to this picture at all. Drew was standing in a doorway, and the lighting was amazing.
Here's a hint of the aforementioned chin implant.
THIS is my Drew! This is his natural look. Silly, goofy, sweet, and sporting two grown-up teeth that his little Kindergarten self hasn't quite grown into yet.
And here's a sneak peek of the Tiny Tornado in action. I'll have a few more to post over the next few days.
I'm so behind on my blog reading. If you've left me a comment, and I haven't stopped by your blog yet, I'll be there soon! ♥