This one is one of the most unique situations I have encountered in years while photographing a child. This little guy almost seemed like he did not want his photo to be taken, so I let him watch for a while and slowly but surely he thought it might be kinda cool. Then I asked him..."what makes you giggle?". His response surprised me....it wasn't just the content, but the detail of what he requested. He said "The only thing that really makes me laugh is when someone hits another person over the head with a pillow". Talk about specific! So that's exactly what we did:) These are the images we captured....and I sooooooo wish you could have heard all of the laughter while these were shot. Imagine behind me two grown ups....bonking the other one over the head with a big pillow. I mean literally taking turns to get some good Ol' giggles out of this little boy.
My reminder for that day.
Never discount children and how well they know what they desire....they may not always tell us, but deep down they know themselves better than we realize.