Silly Time is Here

ChristmasCollagesIII

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

On our first Christmas after we got married, Betsy and I took some pictures which we used in Christmas cards the following Christmas.  That led to our habit of taking ‘formal’ pictures each Christmas morning.

Our routine is to set up the tripod, get dressed in nice clothes, and take many pictures, hoping that at least one is a ‘keeper’.

The whole process can take a fair amount of time, which can lead to some silly pictures as well as good ones.

Santa gave me a post-Christmas present of a neat collage maker.  The collage in this post is my first attempt to make a collage from scratch.

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21 Responses to “Silly Time is Here”

  1. Ms. A Says:

    YOU DID GOOD! I love them all!

  2. maple lane Says:

    Great! I would have difficulty getting John to dress up in nice clothes!!!!! ha

  3. MadSnapper Says:

    fun taking the pics and fun making the collage, what a great gift…

  4. Łucja-Maria Says:

    Great collage. Beautiful done.
    John is very handsome … haha
    Sends greetings to Betsy and for you!!!
    Lucia

  5. sylviakirk Says:

    What a great collage and how fun!! A great gift indeed! Hope your week is going well! Enjoy!

  6. Ruth Says:

    Fun pictures are just that ‘fun’.These are all great.You did a good job of making the collage.

  7. dayphoto Says:

    Excellent! You both seem to really enjoy each and every day together!

    Linda
    http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com
    http://deltacountyhistoricalsociety.wordpress.com

  8. Happyone Says:

    What a lovely Christmas collage the two of you make. : )

  9. MaryBeth Says:

    Aw–silliness is always best. Nice collage. MB

  10. Joy @ Joysweb Says:

    Those are so cute! My hubby and I used to do the same thing, only on Christmas Eve. Mostly we never got anything we could use on a card, but it’s fun to look back at all those photos now. Never thought about making a collage out of them, but I might play around with that just for fun.

    Happy New Year to you and Betsy!
    ~ Joy @ Joysweb

  11. Linda Says:

    Your tripod gets some good workouts. 🙂 The photos are all nice, even the silly ones, and will be treasures in the years ahead.

  12. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Of course I had to enlarge this one to see ALL your silliness! SO cool! How much better than staid and posed boring photos!!

  13. Linda Says:

    Your collage is lovely because it’s always good to see smiling faces exuding happiness and contentment. The programme was a good present.

  14. ladyfi Says:

    What fun and lovely shots!

  15. Carletta Says:

    It’s good to be silly sometimes. 🙂
    Nice work on the collage. I’ve been using PicMonkey to make mine. You know I never thought of buying a program for my own.

  16. Leovi Says:

    Good photos. good friends, a loving and great love.

  17. Linda G. Says:

    It is a nice-looking collage. The photographs are very nice!

  18. busy bee suz Says:

    That is a cute AND silly collage! I imagine there were a lot of laughs during this photo session.

  19. Sartenada Says:

    That’s great indeed. I love the quilt at background!

  20. Neal Says:

    That is a great collage. It’s always fun to be silly and I don’t even have to act. 🙂

  21. Cheryl Says:

    I so enjoyed your photos! You and Betsy always bring a smile to my face!

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