A Reminder to Release the Camera

I was shooting pictures of the girls, when he came up beside me and took the camera off my neck. He nonchalantly began pretending to take pictures of the surf and the sunset, and I started to play with the girls. He snapped this picture of me and P without me even noticing. It might be one of my favorite things, ever. 

 Thanks, Jim

Thanks, Jim

If you are like me, you like to hold the camera, command the radio, and drive the car. If you are like me, you like to be in control. This photo is my new reminder of what can happen when you release control, take a deep breath, and find your way back to being in the moment. The moment is a nice place to be. 

Here are a few other special moments I caught of some of the most wonderful women I know, and the people who made them moms: Mother's Day: a Photo Essay