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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Behind The Scenes | Emma & Mr. Darcy's Christmas Photo Shoot

The Christmas Emma Monster is going to get you!
We have never sent out a Christmas card before.  Last year we tried to get a good photo of all of us right after Emma was born, but didn't get it done in time... and our shoot was a big 'fail' (as you might remember from my post) juggling a new baby and the Mister.

You can find Emma's PJ's, here!





But, I always look forward to receiving the cards with perfectly posed "Brooks Brothers" families all gussied up in their sweater vests and patent leather.


It makes me believe that perfect children and families do exist!


For at least one day of the year...


 My baby grooving to the jingle bell rock...


We call this Emma's "Oo-Oo Oo-Oo" dance.


We will be sending out our first Christmas card this year (that I rushed ordered last night at 11pm... of course).


 It is complete with perfect photos of our babies.   The shoot, however, was far from perfect...

 
Far from perfect.  Mostly funny (read : frustrating).  And blurry (which is also frustrating).


And very sweet.  Did I mention blurry?



I ended up with a ton of really fun photos of Emma and Mr. D playing with my "Christmas Morning Under the Christmas Tree" props.  Here they are searching for the TV remotes and tennis balls in the stocking that I hid in there to intrigue them.  So tricky...


Hope you enjoyed our outtakes! 


This was probably the 'perfect' smile... too bad she's not facing the right direction!

24 comments:

  1. Anonymous12:42 PM

    Where did you get Emmas PJ's? Adorable and classic.

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  2. Such precious photos!

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  3. So cute! I think all of those photos are picture perfect! She is such a doll. And I would love to know where those PJs came from, too!

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  4. Those are the perfect pj's for Christmas!

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  5. Anonymous3:58 PM

    I am dying to know where the pjs are from, too. I would love to purchase them for my nieces now, so I can wrap them for their Valentines gift. I hope we hear from you very soon, please!

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  6. aww I love the picture of Mr. D kissing her... so sweet!! These are all precious!!!

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  7. Anonymous4:11 PM

    Are the pj's from GAP?

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  8. Jenny4:31 PM

    Hi All! I bought them at Nell Hills in Kansas City, but I found them online here : http://www.kristinsgreatfinds.com/bearington-bears-baby-girls-christmas-holiday-pajamas-red-and-white-stripe/

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  9. Every single photo is a winner! I love these more than any of the posed family photographs I've ever seen!

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  10. She is such a doll baby! What a fantastic shoot, and great memories. :)

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  11. She is adorable......these are great pics!!!!

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  12. Too cute! Love her little pjs, that face is just precious! Enjoy this wonderful holiday time with your family.

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  13. Cutie baby, and her dance is really amazing!!!
    Babies are always loved by everyone, but your baby is really a fabulous dancer. All the pics are fun loving and amazing.

    How to you get your ex-boyfriend back

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  14. Anonymous8:16 AM

    Hi Jenny. Thank you much for posting the link for the darling pjs. How kind of you. Have a lovely weekend.

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  15. So cute! love the one of her crying! Priceless!

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  16. How could those pictures not bring a smile to your face. Your baby girl is precious. I think my favorite picture is the one where she is resting her head on the otoman. So sweet. Thanks for the pj link, just wish they came in my size.

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  17. what a terrific way to deal with today. these pictures are beyond outstanding. I just want to know who got Emma upset (hmmm) even her crying one is adorable. OMG...

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  18. what a little star! I would say you have plenty of great pictures there !

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  19. She is just adorable!!! I think that I love the "imperfect" ones the best :)

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  20. After six years with kids and trying to create the perfect Christmas photo, I have learned it doesn't happen! There is no perfect photo (unless you have professional ones taken), but people love to see them no matter what. A card of those outtakes would make anyone smile!
    -Lindsey

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  21. Anonymous1:53 AM

    To me, all those Christmas pictures seem perfect. Your little princess is so cute ! Thank you for sharing. Merry Chrismas !

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  22. Anonymous4:36 PM

    You have a very beautiful family. Happy New Year!

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  23. What breed is Mr. Darcy?

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  24. what a great page filled with HAPPY! love it, thank you for sharing. Hugs

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