Cup of Jo has been working for 13 years (!) so we’ve determined that each week, we’ll be highlighting some of the widespread posts from the previous. Right here’s certainly one of our favorites, initially printed on April 4, 2016, since pictures seems like a enjoyable factor to do inside today…
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Artwork director and Define Magazine founder Amanda Jane Jones actually captures the essence of childhood — the lazy days, the favourite toys, the ft protruding of the tub. Right here, she provides us somewhat reminder of 9 moments to drag out your digital camera…
Within the Tub
Taking footage within the bathtub is a straightforward option to see them develop. It’s principally the identical picture each time you are taking it, so you may see how a lot they’ve modified.
Whereas They Are Sleeping
Youngsters are cuddliest very first thing within the morning, so we preserve our digital camera by the mattress within the occasion one thing tremendous cute occurs.
In opposition to a Wall
This makes me sound bizarre however I preserve an eye fixed out for cool partitions. If I discover a good one, I’ll put a pin within the map. We additionally dwell subsequent to an outdated school campus with ivy-covered buildings. I look out for tremendous overgrown partitions so all you see are leaves.
Rising up, my mother would all the time say, “You’ll by no means bear in mind me at any of those occasions or journeys as a result of I’m all the time taking the photographs.” My husband, Cree, and I talked about it earlier than we even had kids. It’s crucial to me that I’m in images with my youngsters.
It’s a straightforward picture to take by your self. They’re spontaneous and so cute.
Within the Air
Dad’s positively the thrower and picker-upper and wrestler of the household. I really like capturing that.
Jane continues to be obsessive about that bear above. She sleeps with him each evening. It’s good to seize these moments in time earlier than they transfer on to different issues.
Usually, taking a photograph in profile is a contented accident, however typically if Jane has a cute bun, I’ll inform her to have a look at one thing, or have Daddy stand within the nook, then snap a pic.
Typically it’s enjoyable to seize them mid-action. The opposite day I discovered Jane leaning over Miles along with her faux digital camera going, “SOOOO CUUUUUUTTTEE.” Then she turned the digital camera to “present” me the picture. Ha!
Thanks a lot, Amanda!