So, as I've blogged about before, jumping in my family has been a staple in our photos since I was little and my silly mother got her hands on a Philippe Halsman Jump book in the 90s. So, it has slowly leaked into the photo culture in my group of friends. My good friend, Jaymi, who is a super talented photographer has been documenting the joy of the jump lately too - and I think her photos tell it all - pure joy, silliness, and fabulous fun!
These shots are so fun, because my friends were in town and we were touring the gorgeous Disney Music Center and as soon as I put the camera on the ground, they said "Oh! Jumping time?", which made me laugh like a hyena. It was perfect. Here are a few of the successful (and silly) shots - we definitely missed the timer more than a few times. And yes - I'm in them - so it made for an even more difficult shot. It's all timer and camera placement…which is easy to screw up when you're running into the shot! Too much fun on a Sunday….
First try and we all made it up in the air!
Not up, but all so ready to jump
Ugh! Moved my camera! Kind of a fun angle though...
I love that Sasha is jumping straight, Mason is a bit curved and I look like I'm in a wind tunnel!
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