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Why a Photo Shoot should be done right

If you are anything like I am, you would rather have a root canal than go to a photo shoot. OK, maybe not to that extreme but close enough. A couple of months ago I bid on a photo shoot silent auction item at a local fundraiser for First Coast No More Homeless Pets. Mainly bid on it out of feeling it was for a good cause not because I wanted to have my picture taken. Little did I know why a photo shoot should be done right. Either way, I am sure it is obvious by now that we did in fact get the photo shoot, which was by the way for a family sitting. Family has differing definitions to different people. Our family consists of the adopted, rescued four-legged kind rather than you normal 2.5 screaming kids kind. It just so happens the photographer specializes in our kind of family. After some procrastination on my part and persistence on the part of the wife of the photographer we finally scheduled our photo shoot sitting. We decided on the convincing of the photographer to include our entire family in the photo shoot. Currently out ‘entire’ family consists of 2 dogs and well a cat, and not your normal everyday cat but a real sourpuss. The day of the photo shoot we loaded up our three fur kids and headed across town. After about a thirty minute drive accompanied by the soundtrack of a wailing unhappy cat we arrived for the photo shoot. A little […]