First Holiday Photos -- Go Pro or No?

Cynthia Dermody
baby in santa outfit

Photo by geminisummerz

I have only one set of professional holiday photos of my children. Make that child, my son. I skipped it with my daughter.

My son was eight months old. In one holiday shot, he's sitting on the snow posed next to a sled with no coat in sight.

In another, the photographer changed the background so my baby boy is on the floor next to a roaring fireplace. The tree is right there next to him, with lots of presents underneath. The photographer did a great job making my son smile and the shots turned out really great.

But years later, every time I look at that shot, I think ... Who's house is that? And why did they place a live Christmas tree -- nevermind an infant! -- by an open fireplace? Hey, what are these people doing with my baby?!

Okay, so that's a tad nut job over-analytical. Take a breath, Cyn. I guess it's my way of saying I have more fun taking my own holiday portraits, even if they lack that professional studio quality and flair.

What about you?


Are you planning to get professional holiday photos of your baby this year?

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I'd love to see your holiday baby photos. Upload them to your page and tag them dailybuzz -- and I will try to get them in the Buzz.


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