Friday, March 17, 2006

Ten Feet, From Oldest to Youngest


Blogger micki said...

This series of shots is another of those types of photos I want to take of my children to remember them as they were when young. Everyone protested when I was taking these last fall, except for my older son. He was eating ice cream at the time, so he was content to just sit there…not an easy task for him. My second oldest daughter never does any photo shoots for me quietly. She’s always sure to let me know just how ridiculous she thinks the whole thing is. I waste a lot of film on her, as it takes so many shots before she’ll close that mouth and pose. (Again, I’m not going digital – so this time I’m saying, “Bite your tongues”, as the ‘Hold your tongues’ last time didn’t work.) ;o) So, these are my children’s shoed feet, the ten feet that grow way too fast! Someone always needs a new pair of shoes when the cash is low that month.

No stats on these, like it matters. I’m not digging out all those photos to check the backs to see what I shot. I can tell you that all were shot with Fuji HQ ISO 100. Used to be my favorite film, but I’m starting to warm up to Kodak again. Having fun experimenting with some new films as well, and still need to shoot my first roll of slide film. As soon as everything greens up nicely, I’ll be taking the infrared out of the fridge and having another go at that.

Have a great weekend, all; and I’ll see you around the net.


7:46 AM  
Anonymous mountainbread said...

Ahh..this is so lovely. I like the photo full of love since I believe that it makes the image 'really' warm and great.
BTW, I have a image somewhat similar to yours on my blog. Hope you like that.

8:04 AM  
Anonymous bruno said...

realy funny shots. i like it. we are used to see more serious photos. but this one is playfull..
nice :)

9:45 AM  
Anonymous emma said...

cool series micki - hope you framed them and have them on a wall somewhere :)

9:54 AM  
Anonymous Dave Weeks said...

Very nice Micki. It never dawned on me that a photo could have more impact when part of a series until seeing yours. -Dave

10:05 AM  
Anonymous outdoorexposure said...

great idea! i think each photos tell diffrent character....the second shot kinda shy, third must be a boy and the last, shoelace kinda too long:-P great capture!
btw have a great weekend:-)

10:20 AM  
Blogger Laurie said...

I love this series! Very cute.

BTW...*whispers* is cheaper...ooops, I didn't say that *innocently looks at ceiling while whistling* ;)

I hope I don't offend, I'm just teasing a little of course. ;)

10:21 AM  
Anonymous Ashish Sidapara said...

I believe the first shot shows about the person who has been thinking about something, the rest of them seem to be sitting idle ;-) Nice series Micki.

10:23 AM  
Anonymous Ryan said...

Very nice, Micki. I like the idea for the series. How 'bout another one, with bare feet this time?

10:26 AM  
Blogger Lore said...

Super very nice series!!! i love the concept of it!!! and i'm pretty sure it was really fun!! :D

11:57 AM  
Blogger Laurie said...

Micki...I was worried, your blog was down earlier. Glad to see it's back!

BTW...thanks for adding my link! :)

8:37 PM  
Anonymous potty said...

this is a great idea!

9:33 PM  
Blogger Monterey John said...

My Lord, I cringed at buying shoes for three!

fun shots.

10:10 PM  
Blogger PlasticTV said...

i love the first shot. He looks really relaxed and carefree. It's amazing how humans are able to send out and receive so much info from so small a body language.

11:02 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

Oh...I love these. What a great idea. I love the barefoot idea. I must do that! Shoes times five! Ouch! The way my one child goes through makes me shutter to think about it:)

11:49 PM  
Anonymous pooh said...

adorable, unique, creative, a great series!

1:35 AM  
Blogger Sidney said...

Cool idea! Nice shoes...and shots !

3:04 AM  
Anonymous Christian said...

Micki, warmy thanks for your last comment on my blog. You got a good idea taking these shots of your children's shoes. they will remember them how the fashion was during their youthfulness. Congratulations to have a so nice family. Have a good week-end all of you. Warm regards

3:20 AM  
Anonymous dave said...

Cute photo series MIcki! cheers ;)

4:40 AM  
Anonymous G said...

Hey - I laughed out loud when I saw this series! Those would be great to have printed out and put in frames in just that order.

Maybe this could be the beginning of a family project of sorts - feet this time, then hands, then eyes...

Anyway, very interesting shots.

4:57 AM  
Anonymous John said...

Lots of expensive feet, a good idea to shoot these alternative memories of the children.

6:09 AM  
Blogger Sysagent said...

Thanks for the comment on my blog there Micki appreciated :-)

So you are one of the "dying breed" with a film camera then and a Photoblog ;)

I like ths shots of the childrens feet it's a great way to remember them by and I wish I had of thought of it for my daughter. What you need to do next is a gloves theme!
Great shots keep up the good work.

6:15 AM  
Anonymous Luisa said...

Fantastic idea and fantastic series of feet!
Great family also, congratulations.

6:22 AM  
Blogger NOSTALGIE said...

different shoes, Different feet, different people!

6:23 AM  
Anonymous Shuva said...

How about a series with all of them jumping and you capturing the action...nit just leaving them idle...

6:34 AM  
Anonymous GeckoZ said...

hmm.. This is an interesting concept!

6:37 AM  
Blogger MOEVIEW said...

You can tell so much about a person from their shoes. Nice work.

7:19 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Micki - great series - i love the variation in the shots! Thanks for all your comments over at my place btw - I tried to reply to your email address but they seem to bounce! Anyway, thanks a lot! [LwS]

7:35 AM  
Anonymous Suby said...

Got something for feet? :) Like the series, it tells a story. Shows the Importance of a good title for any image.

7:39 AM  
Blogger bkphotography said...

This has got to be the most amusing photo essay I've come across. Hehe, still gives me a bit of a chuckle. I like the first one especially.

9:12 AM  
Blogger Dia said...

hihihi very nice concept, cute ;) Kids are growing soooo fast arent they? ;)
Love these trainers ;)

2:14 PM  
Blogger Jasp said...

Neat idea, wish I had thought of it !

2:58 PM  
Blogger Naturegirl said...

Great fun checking out your so CREATIVE! Just started blogging and inserting photos..much to learn.Check it out.

10:33 PM  

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