I’m always trying to find the happy balance between living behind the camera at an event and stepping away and enjoying myself. There has to be a middle somewhere!
I’m talking about a middle between times when I purposefully don’t carry a camera and times like big vacations where I’m taking tons of pictures. I’m talking about events like a friend’s wedding or an anniversary trip to Vegas.
Want to know what happened? When I got home from the Vegas anniversary trip, I realized I didn’t get a single picture of our entire group. Let alone that, there were a couple people who didn’t make it into any pictures. There were only six of us, it’s not like it would have been hard! I think it was a combination of wanting to sit back and enjoy the weekend and not wanting to be that girl who always insists everyone stop what they’re doing for a picture. I was taking pictures, I have a nice amount from the weekend. I just forgot that key one!
I’ve even left a wedding before without getting a picture of the bride and groom! Sure, not every wedding I go to needs to be documented. But if I’m bringing my camera and I’ve taken pictures of the flowers, my friends and my husband and I, I should probably try to get at least one picture of the bride and groom. I’m usually a few years behind in scrapbooking so I don’t know if I will document the event later. It shouldn’t be a big deal to just get one key picture and then kick back.
Does anyone else have this issue? I’d love to hear about it.