First you have to warm up…

I would look like this too, if a stranger walked into my house with a giant camera and wanted to take my photo. But after a quick game of Simon Says and some parent wrestling we soon got to this…

And after two hours of tickling, reading, snacking, spinning, walking, jumping, cloud watching, fake sleeping, we got one of my favorite photos of the day…

Thank you to Jaz and her parents for playing with me. And thank you to my friend Suzi who came along to help. I had lots of fun and I hope to do it again someday.

About the author paige green

Paige Green is a documentary and portrait photographer, whose storytelling approach to photography frequently addresses issues involving agriculture, land use, and food. Her work is featured in nine books and has been published in Glamour, National Geographic Traveler, New York Times Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, GQ, Country Living, House Beautiful, and Culture. Paige lives in Petaluma, CA with a house full of boys.

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  1. We love all these too! Would it be too narcissistic to send a photo book as our Xmas card? I can’t pick just one!!!!!!!! You did such an amazing job. We’re blown away over here. See you next holiday season!


  2. freakin awesome job there, p.
    whole lotta juicy.

    she’s also a spitting image of her parent’s, isn’t she?!


  3. Happy Thanksgiving!



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