In my last post, I included a photo that I had The Kid take of me with caulk all over my arms. My friend A commented on the quality of his photography skills, which got me to thinking: why not dedicate an entire post to his art?
What's that? It's not art, you say? Well, considering that this passes for art these days, I would definitely say that my kid's camera skills should certainly qualify. So, without further ado, an tour of life through the eyes of a three-year old (or at least, my three-year old).
While sifting through the hundreds of photos The Kid has taken in the past six months, most of the photographs fit neatly into one of the following categories:
1. Pictures of the TV, playing various childrens shows/movies:
Tellingly, there was not one picture in the bunch of an adult-oriented television show, so he's clearly hoping to capture a shot of Kung Fu Panda or Spongebob, and not the scratches that he dug into the screen with a file about a year ago. Yeah, click the pictures to enlarge--it's not pretty.
2. Pictures of things he likes:
3. Out of focus/abstract photos:
4. Pictures I ask him to take:
He was certainly handy when I went to visit my best friend and he new baby in the hospital!
5. Pictures of his parents:
Can you believe that last one?? I love it. I did crop it a *little* bit, but not much at all...it wasn't crooked or anything, I just cut out some utility polls.
6. Pictures of our dog, Vinnie:
7. Pictures of people he likes:
I think you will agree, now that you've witnessed his impeccable eye for composition, focus, and subject matter, that my child is gifted as heck. I am now taking orders for prints of these and other original works, for the low, low price of $10,000 a piece. Can you say BARGAIN?
Seriously though, I'm just happy that he likes taking pictures of things I wouldn't think to turn the camera on. And he's only broken one camera so far! It was a small price to pay for his artistic enlightenment. :)