Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Take 12!

The last time we made a trip to the barber shop, I was flipping through an old National Geographic while the boys got their hair cut. In the magazine there was a photographer who took an old picture of an Indian chief and recreated the photo with one of the chief's descendants.

I thought that maybe I could give that a try. I found a photo of my dad, taken in the 1940s, and loosely recreated it using my 8 year old son. It's not a perfect duplicate by any means. I didn't get the background right or the brand of overalls, the light was coming from the wrong direction and my son's flannel shirt should have been buttoned up all the way, but come on, look what I had to deal with!

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  1. What a cute idea! Very similar.

  2. I think you did an AWESOME job! That is REALLY neat.

  3. Is his hand blue?!

    Very cool. Show daddy.

  4. I still think it's amazing.
    BTW, we call my dad, daddy :), maybe it's a southern thing.

  5. Getting my boys still enough for a posed picture is near impossible. Great idea and great photo. Love it.

  6. Interesting idea! I might just have to look into trying something like that...


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