The Great Christmas Photo Session of 2013

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Each year, I take Christmas card photos of the littles.

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To say that it is always an adventure would be and understatement.

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I will say that it has become easier each year.

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I am not sure if I have lowered my standards…

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or if the littles have become better at understanding that the quicker they all smile at the same time, the sooner it will all be over.

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Regardless of how long it takes, I always love looking back at the photo sessions.

As I am taking the pictures, I am just snapping away, not really paying attention to anything other than the smiles on their faces.

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Once it is over, though, and I am really able to look at their faces, I see so much more of what was going on behind the lens of the camera.

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I see beauty,

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and love.

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