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Living Arrows – 31/52

by Clare Mansell
Living Arrows – 31/52
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ISO 200, 35mm, f/4.0, 1/1600, Edited in Lightroom

Yesterday we went for a walk round Chichester Marina. You can walk through the boatyard and on to fields and a footpath that goes all the way along the shore to Dell Quay. The backdrop even at low tide is quite beautiful and I tried to persuade Theo to stand with the beach behind him several times (with Jim quietly sighing in the background behind me) but it wasn’t to be. Instead I had to settle for a shot of him, stick in hand and furrowed brow.

This collection of weekly portraits I am building through the Living Arrows project will be a lovely record to look back on, but it isn’t always easy to get a good photo of a small boy who won’t stay still or look at a camera (unless chocolate buttons are involved) He turns three in a months time and I’m starting to wonder when the optimum age is for happy compliance in photos is? Have we passed it already or are we yet to reach it?

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2 comments

Stephanie Merry August 6, 2014 - 5:20 pm

What a lovely photo – I’m sure not boys ever get to the stage when they happily pose for pictures x

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Sarah Louise August 6, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Chichester Marina seems like a beautiful place. Wished i lived closer so i could go take a look myself.
Beautiful picture by the way x

Love xoxkissablebeautyxox

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