It's Tough to be Three

© Jessica Hughes


Uploaded: September 07, 2005


Crying for chocolate. She didn't eat her lunch so she didn't get her chocolate.


Beverley A. Daniels September 07, 2005

Great shot! My son is almost 3 1/2.....there has been many tearful chocolateless days!! LOL #306422

Jessica L. Richard September 07, 2005

oh, what a cutie! wonderful emotion shinning through in this shot! #1809752

Christy Jackme September 07, 2005

Isn't it awful, that we as photographer's use these emotional moments to our advantage? I have a similiar pic of my son, and it's one of my favorites! I really do love this one. #1809860

Megan p September 07, 2005

UGH!!! I am still having those days with my son. This is a great capture and love her hands. #1809886

Jessica Hughes September 07, 2005

Many thanks, Beverly, Jessica, Christy, and Megan, from the mean mommy! #1810180

Sandy Landon September 07, 2005

I would cry too if I couldn't have chocolate!! :) Such a cute face!! Well captured! #1810262

Amanda Price September 07, 2005

Ok, that is too weird! Just last night as I was washing up the dinner dishes, I got to thinking that dessert must have been invented by a mom with picky eaters! haha If your kids don't eat their broccoli, mom gets the chocolate so it's a win-win situation. BRILLIANCE I say! haha Great capture! #1810626

Julie Gamicchia September 07, 2005

Wonderful capture Jessica, I go through it everyday with my four-year old! LOL! #1811073

Dan Holm level-classic September 07, 2005

Fantastic portrait, jessica! Love that expression you've captured and your b&w treatment!! Great storytelling shot! #1811239

Daniel Diaz September 07, 2005

BRILLIANT B&W work Jessica, you must e-mail me your technique, in return I offer anything you desire, Photo wise of course,LOL!! #1811322

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 07, 2005

Terrific, Jessica! Wonderful capture in b/w!!! #1811361

Stephen Zacker September 07, 2005

Looks familiar :-) Sad though #1811409

Susan T. Evans September 07, 2005


Leonard Pierce September 07, 2005

Wonderful capture of a "Precious Moment" Jessica!!! #1812128

Audrea Telkamp September 07, 2005

I love this Jessica!! The 3's seem to be far more turbulent than the 2's!! I love how you exposed this. #1812237

Lori S. Aschbrenner September 07, 2005

Been there, done that! Adorable capture of one of those moments we need to photograph so we don't gloss over "the good ole days" when they're teenagers! #1812350

Jessica Hughes September 08, 2005

Thank you all for your wonderful comments! It's a good thing you couldn't hear the whining during this photo. :) #1813705

Kirsi Bertolini September 09, 2005

Great emotion capture! Superb framing and those b/w tones are great. This is my favorite in your gallery! #1817925

Nadia W. Smith September 09, 2005

My son loves chocolate too and I have seen this look when he can't have his chocolate. Sometimes I use the chocolate as a bribe to get some that bad? LOL. I don't think he thinks so...LOL.

Great capture of this real expression of sadness and anger. #1819722

Jessica Hughes September 09, 2005

Thank you, Kirisi and Nadia!
Nadia, I find nothing wrong with using chocolate as a bribe! It works so well. :) #1819748

Kristy E. Lane September 09, 2005

This is perfection, Jessica. Your crop here makes this image just amazing in my eyes. And that little! #1820089

Jessica Hughes September 10, 2005

Thanks, Kristy. Everytime she sees this photo she says, "Oh, poor Alexa". Funny girl! #1822656

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