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A Pose Gone Bad by Jeff Burgess

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I shot a neighbor’s family reunion and the kids got really playful….and this was one of the results……


playtime, children, child, playful, humor, play

I have been creating fusion photography for over 10 years and have been in numerous shows and galleries. My training includes courses in Digital Art and fine art. I continually work to improve my art and the craft of photography.

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  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonabout 5 years ago

    haha… priceless… :D

  • ah, childhood……

    – Jeff Burgess

  • © Helen Chierego
    © Helen Chieregoabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful! Each has a unique personality! :)

  • Boy, isn’t that right. The poor girl on the left……she had to sit through it……

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Daidalos
    Daidalosabout 5 years ago

    Stunning children capture. Very well done. How did you make the dark background/environment? Great work!

  • I used natural light from a window then manipulated the background. These kids were sitting in front of a larger group….

    – Jeff Burgess

  • coppertrees
    coppertreesabout 5 years ago

    Outstanding, would be great in the challenge coming up in ,Art and Stories made for Children.

  • Thank you…..I don’t usually participate in challenges but I might consider it.

    – Jeff Burgess

  • micklyn
    micklynabout 5 years ago

    Superb!! lol!

  • Sometimes certain captures just make you laugh…..

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Sandra Guzman
    Sandra Guzmanabout 5 years ago

    Perfect portrait of chilhood!! showing each personality!
    Great capture, and treatment.

  • Much appreciated…..I have some others of these kids that are equally compelling….but this one, as you say…..showed their personalities….

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Davies
    Daviesabout 5 years ago

    Delightful and priceless capture.

  • Thank you. Got lucky on this one…..

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorabout 5 years ago

    LOL!! Delightful!! :)

  • Yes, it does draw a smile every time I see it.

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Svetlana Sewell
    Svetlana Sewellabout 5 years ago


  • Thank you….glad you appreciated the effort……and result

    – Jeff Burgess

    CORA D. MITCHELLabout 5 years ago

    has a norman rockwell feel to it. I love it.

  • Cora, sometimes you just get lucky…..

    – Jeff Burgess

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