The Candy 'Boy'

© Symona R. Wood

The Candy 'Boy'

Uploaded: December 14, 2007


I tell kids/teens that for every 5 good shots they allow me, I then allow them 3 'goofy' shots. I LOVE his choice !

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: fired, auto mode, red-eye reduction mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 37.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D


January 10, 2008

Great Shot. I like your stategy and agreee sometime the goofy one are the best. #826709

Symona R. Wood January 17, 2008

Thanks, TY ! #5353237

Symona R. Wood January 17, 2008

Thanks, TY ! I even do this with adults and it is so fun when they embrace their inner 'silliness' "-) #5353243

Karolyn J. Seeley January 25, 2008

great capture and I plan to try using your strategy on my grandkids - they are almost impossible to photograph, what a great idea! I have been thinking of the big purchase of CS3 (on updated version)and can't seem to locate a class on it anywhere even in a city the size of Seattle. #5391388

Symona R. Wood February 12, 2008

Thanks Karolyn! Another tip is I have a gift bag full of $ store type items. Each child picks a gift and then gives it to their parent to hold while I do the photos. If they were good and cooperative, they get the gift, if not, it comes back to me...which has not yet
Also, for large groups, like sports, etc....we do a few silly shots and then the last few shots I take of me throwing handfuls of candy at the group.
I have found even the adults like to get in this one!!! #5485166

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