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sick at christmas

I took these images just a few days after Christmas when we were all recovering from the flu and when iPads and the DS are a mama’s best friend.

This is hands-down the most honest picture I’ve ever posted. My house… mid-flu, after-Christmas, mess and all. I am pretty sure some of you can relate to the chaos. It was enough just to get through Christmas Day. I love our families but I think I took three naps Christmas Day without meaning to… I hope they forgive me.

And I wish I could say that my house looks different right this second but minus the Christmas decorations, it’s pretty much just the same. Seems like there’s always chaos with my four around…

the next photographer in this series is the immensely talented Celeste Jones | Wilmington Delaware Children Photographer . I am so proud to call her my friend and cannot wait for her visit to the farm!

January 25, 2013 - 12:02 pm

JennyO - These are great images showing the reality of family life. I was just wondering what you shot these on (film and camera?)

January 25, 2013 - 12:21 pm

Film Friday: Childhood Explored | Jenny Owens Photography - [...] are portra 800 and portra 400, in my mamiya 645 pro camera.  Please take a look at Jennifer's post here.   We have some new contributors to this blog circle so be sure to click on the link and then go [...]

January 25, 2013 - 12:48 pm

Jennifer Warthan - Jenny, these are with Ilford 400 and my Canon Elan 7.

Thank you!!

January 25, 2013 - 2:06 pm

jessican - Poor things recovering from the flu during the holiday. But I totally love these, messy hair, rubbing eyes – very honest and real. <3

January 25, 2013 - 2:25 pm

Hillary - Poor babies :(. The flu is rough, but I love how you captured it. There is something magical and raw about film and you totally rocked it girl!!

January 25, 2013 - 2:45 pm

celeste jones - these came out really good. love how you captured your day. i’m glad y’all are feeling better!

January 25, 2013 - 3:31 pm

karyn - oh poor mama and babies! we have had a lot of that around here too. These are still too stinking cute though! Beautifully done!

January 26, 2013 - 2:52 pm

Katiusca - Great images! I can definitely relate! I love portra 800 and your black and white conversion.

January 27, 2013 - 6:25 pm

heidi - Ah I can so relate. I love these captures…so genuine, and the black and white is gorgeous. :)

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