Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting – Ghost Son

Attempted to snap this photo of my teen son during a Mom don’t take my picture phase. This phase lasted longer than most childhood phases, but in retrospect they were all quite fleeting.

For many years, whenever I aimed a camera at my daughter, her hand whipped up in front of the lens. My son recently pointed out that, had I saved all those shots, we would have a complete chronicle of the palm of her hand as it matured from elementary school to college.

Share dinner with me - okay. But don't take my picture!

Share dinner with me – okay. But don’t take my picture!

 

Typical photo of my daughter.

Typical photo of my daughter.

 

(Posted as part of the Weekly Photo Challenge.)

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8 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting – Ghost Son

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  2. I always do that. I point cameras at people not the other way around. My friends do have some loveley pictures of my palm. :D

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  3. I love your title!

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  4. I recently found some perfectly lovely shots of both of them, sans blur AND palm! I’ll be sure to forward. :)

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