Holiday Photo Fails Are Wonderful

This year Jack met the Easter Bunny for the first time and he was none too thrilled to do so. He didn’t cry, but he certainly wanted to bolt off the giant orange rabbit’s lap. This photo is the only one the photographer took because Jack would not sit still for another. I love it. It’s perfect.

We had a similar reaction this past Christmas with Santa as well. Being held by a stranger with a bushy beard and a fuzzy red suit was not Jack’s cup of tea. Honestly, though, I enjoy the photos where he isn’t sitting on the Easter Bunny’s or Santa’s lap with a huge grin on his face, posed. I prefer a natural reaction – whether positive or negative. I know in the years to come when we look through our family photo album (will we have albums in the future?) we’ll be talking about the story behind these photos and laughing our tails off.

Do you like to take holiday photos? Do your kids like to sit with the Easter Bunny and Santa? Share your stories with us!

15 Responses to Holiday Photo Fails Are Wonderful
  1. Nicole
    March 30, 2012 | 9:32 am

    nice picture with santa. how cute is the baby!

  2. Lacey12
    March 30, 2012 | 11:28 am

    What a lovely photo, I love also collecting beautiful photo every holiday season…

  3. DivinneGrace
    March 30, 2012 | 11:04 pm

    Seems he really has the same reaction in this photo…Maybe he doesn’t like to take a photo with other things…

  4. Laura
    March 31, 2012 | 9:42 pm

    Poor Little boy… Are you afraid with Santa.? My son love Santa Claus so much and he wanted always be a Christmas Day to witness Santa on his side…

  5. Adrienne
    April 1, 2012 | 1:40 am

    It’s unusual actually…A lot of kids want to be with them, especially Santa but as I see, he doesn’t like it…Weird…

  6. Rachel
    April 1, 2012 | 9:27 pm

    Oh my gosh, I love the bunny photo! HOW ADORABLE. I agree – I’d rather have sad faces than fake smiles!
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  7. Shell Fruscione
    April 2, 2012 | 1:30 am

    That is too funny! My son did well this year with Santa but not well at ALL last year- needless to say, that photo is still hung up in our living room. ;)
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  8. Shirley Fai
    April 2, 2012 | 2:56 am

    This is really funny and I think the kid is very scared when others are with him in a picture..LOL…

  9. LM Photography
    April 9, 2012 | 1:41 am

    I love seeing kids reactions to Santa – we’ve got some classics over the years…some kids just don’t like the jolly man in red

  10. Duane
    April 11, 2012 | 8:29 am

    What a lovely photo, it’s really cute…

  11. Glones
    April 19, 2012 | 9:16 am

    This photo is perfectly beautiful.. I love watching this one…
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  12. Sandra92
    April 24, 2012 | 5:49 am

    So cute, this photo is very interesting…
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  13. Jenkins
    May 16, 2012 | 12:38 am

    He is really cute, I do love to have a great shot with that little boy…
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  14. Allison Ward
    August 7, 2012 | 11:07 pm

    The boy is still cute even if he is afraid of Santa.
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  15. Ellen Howell
    August 15, 2012 | 3:20 am

    The photos are so cute and the little boy is afraid of Santa. Looks so cute.
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