These are obvious, everyone everywhere celebrates when two young people (or old, you know, no one’s judging) unite, and sometimes we wonder why we did so. At the time we hope for the best, and hopefully, it’s a continual celebration of an united family until death do them part.
A related myth is that nuts are packed with fat, so should be avoided by anyone trying to lose weight. The truth is that nuts, in small amounts, can be part of a healthy weight-loss program because they contain unsaturated fats, which don’t clog your arteries. Portion size is crucial, however, so don’t devour a kilogram of roasted cashews on automatic pilot while watching the game on a Saturday afternoon. If you can’t stop at a handful, rather sprinkle nuts over salads or put them in stir-fries. And unsalted nuts are healthier and less more-ish.
Each team of two should have five minutes to draw and paint the portrait of the poser using watercolor paints, pencils (colored or regular), and crayons.
For a more intimate and involved-in-the-moment picture, get down to the level of your subjects. Make sure your lens is at the same height as the children’s eyes.
Lay the cardboard roll in the middle of one end of the tissue paper. Secure that end with a small piece of clear tape. Then, being sure to keep things straight, roll the cardboard tube up in the tissue paper. Again, use a small piece of clear tape to secure the end. You can use glue if you wish.
The best time to open gifts is at the end of the party while the children are eating their cake and ice cream. The guests gets to see what all the birthday gifts are, which is kind of nice for everyone. The giver of a gift usually likes to see her gift opened and hopefully appreciated.
To play this party game: Guests should be divided up into pairs, with one person left over. The numbers don’t work out? Divide people however you can– it doesn’t have to be exact. The one leftover guest should stand in front of the teams to pose for a portrait.
Candids are simply more fun than posed pictures. Scope out party guests doing cute, interesting or outrageous things. Look for different expressions on their faces, capture them with a bow on their head or trying to pop a balloon with their bottom (a popular kids party game!) Those spontaneous moments are a photographer’s dream!