Monday, 24 June 2013

A Child's Hide Away and Family Photos

One of the days we were on holiday, the heavens absolutely opened.  There was some serious rain falling from the sky!

Having already braved the outside and done the splashing in muddy puddles thing we were a bit stumped for how to spend our time in the confined space of our gite.

Meg solved the problem for us though by creating a little haven for herself on the window ledge of our bedroom, after all, what child wouldn't love to have their own little cosy space where they could listen to the rain and do some colouring in?





I also managed to take some really cute pictures of the rest of the family which I think turned out quite atmospheric with the only light coming from the window.  I'm not an expert though!!  

We did try and get the kids to pose for us but most of these were taken when they weren't paying attention, which I think is why I like them so much.


What do you think?

19 comments:

  1. Really beautiful photos! At Britmums we learned about the importance of natural light and taking photos by the window. So you've obviously got it just right!

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    1. Thank you. It was pure fluke really although I am quite proud as they were all taken on my iphone :)

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  2. Beautiful photos, It looks like you had a really lovely da despite all the rain!

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    1. Thank you :) It turned out to be really great fun actually!

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  3. Really atmospheric pictures...makes me want to book into a gite and enjoy yhe French life right now.

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    1. It was so lovely there, seriously considered not coming home ;o)

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  4. Lovely photos - I think the un-posed photos are often the best ones, no fixed smiles or staring eyes! The ones of Meg and her daddy are just lovely x

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    1. Thank you :) They are definitely my favourites, especially because they weren't trying to pose, they were just giggling away together.

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  5. Gorgeous photos! I love that window! x

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    1. It was amazing, so quaint. I wish we could get away with windows like that here!!

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  6. Such beautiful photo's. You really do have gorgeous children. And you and your OH look so happy xx

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  7. what a really lovely post, thanks for linking up with #magicmoments xx

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  8. Absolutely beautiful shots! Natural shots are my fave and yours look amazing, well done!

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    1. Thank you :) I always think children (well, my children) take better photos when they aren't trying to smile.

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  9. i really love this post and your pictures are amazing! thanks for linking up with #magicmoments xx

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  10. Gorgeous pics, Jess. I particularly love the one of the two of them together... So cute!

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