Tag Archives: photograph

It Costs More, Because You Get More

“Why are these pictures so expensive?”  The outraged Subject says after she is told the price of two 5x7s.  “That’s ridiculous.” “Well.” The Passer says in his calm, monotone selling voice. “We are giving the Church a free directory and we also have to pay for our traveling expenses to come out here and take […]

Oh Be Nice!

“Are you ready to take pictures yet?” The eager little old lady says with a bright smile. “If your ready, you can take my picture.” “I’m not ready yet, Ma’am.” I say as I wheel my cart filled with black boxes into the future camera room. “I’ll be ready in about an hour and half […]

Channeling Krusty The Clown

“Huh huh ho!” My Assembly Line Portrait Trainer says in an amazingly accurate imitation of Krusty The Clown.  “Look over here, Timmy! Ha Ha Ha!” My Trainer straightens up from his clown posture and turns to me with a deadpan expression on his now completely serious face.  “I make that voice because children think it’s […]