Story Behind the Photo

7 Dec

Setting: Baileyana Winery in San Luis Obispo’s Edna Valley

Time: Sunset

Backstory: The company I work for recently acquired some new staff members, so we needed some new group photos for our website.  Instead of hiring a professional photographer as we’ve done in the past, we went with a friend who had a nice camera and a little spare time.  I warned my colleagues that I had no childcare coverage for the shoot, so Seabass would have to come with me.  Expecting him to be a flaming nightmare, I was shocked that he was contented to munch Chardonnay grapes and observe our shoot from a picnic table.  Before everyone arrived, the photographer tested the light on shots of me and Seabass while my colleague Chanae made faces at him.  The result is a photo that encapsulates what it’s like to be mama to a precious boy of 18 months.

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4 Responses to “Story Behind the Photo”

  1. Jill Whitacre December 7, 2011 at 3:03 pm #

    Twins! Oh man, you two are so beautiful!

  2. Judi December 8, 2011 at 12:09 am #

    what a great picture. Your mama is going to love it!

  3. jenmarie33n December 8, 2011 at 12:25 pm #

    Adorable pic!

  4. Anne Keo of Always Half Full December 8, 2011 at 3:18 pm #

    I can’t believe how AWESOME this picture is! It needs to be blown up, framed, and hung over your mantle!

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