Birthday Time

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This last weekend was a busy one. The highlight being my nefews first birthday. Kids birthday partys are always so much fun. especially for the kids i think the adults just welcome the “break” to hang out with adults and that the kids are busy having a “jol” (that means party to anyone non south african).
Well i have said it before photos of kids are difficult i like moody photos, but you cant really give photos of chidren mood well at least i think so, you can in a way lean towards bright fresh photos, but i couldent help turing back to my usual black and white. I used a wide open appeture on most of the portraits, i need to get out of the habbit of getting up to close and test myself more. The party was a huge success and im sure all the kids had a blast, especially the birthday boy.

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  • Bruce Billson
    March 5, 2010 at 9:21 am 

    Brilliant photos Mands, keep it up!!
    From a proud and happy dad!

  • ShadowMagnet
    March 5, 2010 at 10:00 am 

    These are stunning Sis!

  • Vanessa
    March 5, 2010 at 10:05 am 

    What stunning pics.

    Vanessa

  • Suzanne
    March 5, 2010 at 12:18 pm 

    Mandy, you have incredible talent. SA make beautiful children. Norman always said as much!

  • Karyn B
    March 5, 2010 at 12:48 pm 

    Wow Mands …. excellent photos. Well done!

  • Rachel
    March 6, 2010 at 1:53 pm 

    Mandy, great photos. I love the one with the muted colours (7th one, I think).

  • Jeanette
    March 6, 2010 at 9:51 pm 

    Love the cake photos!! Really nice set!

  • Hayley
    March 8, 2010 at 10:56 am 

    Stunning Mands! Just love the 1st one of Zoe;-)

  • Shirene
    March 15, 2010 at 12:20 am 

    These are awesome Mands! Great job! 🙂
    Reese is adorable. I can’t believe how quickly he is growing up. So cute!

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