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My youngest, Laura, last week had the scan to discover the sex of the new baby and it turns out it will be a he. So, it no longer is an 'it' and is provisionally called Jamie. Stuart, his father, was hoping for a boy as he's very sports orientated and is looking for the next Wooney I think, while Laura was kind of hoping for a girl to be all girlie with. But they're both happy as long as he's got all the right number of fingers and toes.
After much cajoling and some threats, she allowed me to take some portraits of her albeit under much duress. The very last shot taken was the best as I finally caught her unaware wearing a natural smile. (The top one in black and white) Naturally she hates them all. Still, in years to come she will look back at this young woman and wonder how she could ever have thought of herself as anything but pretty.
Taken using natural light on the Leica + 35mm.