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May 03, 2014

saturday confessional | dancin' with a dolly

it's my new favorite day of the week! i'm back with a brand new confessional and it's a doozy. i can't even elaborate or i'll give it away.

let's just say jenny from dancin' with a dolly has balls for sharing. pun intended.

go jenny go...

Hello all!! My name is Jenny and I blog over at Dancin' With A Dolly. Besides being a wife, mother, blogger, Etsy shop owner, I am a photographer. This confessional of mine has to do with an almost HUGE photography blunder for one of my first clients.
I always loved photography from a young age and after taking some adult ed photography classes and getting  rave reviews on my photography I decided I wanted to do photography for a living. I started off doing some photos for friends and family for free to build my portfolio to help me get paid gigs.

Well, I was lucky enough that things happened pretty quickly and I was finally doing what I loved for a living. One of my first clients hired me to take some family portraits at a park. Things went well and I was happy with all the shots I got. I couldn't wait to go home afterwards and edit the photos and see the final product.

I was so anxious I edited the photos immediately and was so happy with the results. My sister came over that evening and she happened to minor in photography in college so I showed her the photos on my computer to get her opinion. We were looking through them and she was loving them until she said, "Wait. Go back to that last photo. What's that????!!!!"

I looked closely and I honestly didn't see what she happened to see. She then bent forward to really look at screen and said, "Oh my God! Are those his balls?!" I replied, "What?" and then looked at the dad's area in horror. His jeans had apparently split in the crotch and in that particular photo (and a few others) they were sitting on a park bench and his balls were completely exposed, flowing out of the hole in his pants.

(karli's note - can balls flow? apparently they can. i've never seen this, and never want to.)

At first, I was horrified. How did I miss this?! How did I almost send a client a disk of family photos where in several of them the dad had his sh*t out for everyone to see?! But honestly, when editing photos I am looking at the faces, the smiles and making sure everyone's eyes are open. I am not usually drawn to the nether-regions. After my initial reaction of horror, my sister and I sat there and laughed for a solid half hour. How did this guy not know his junk was out?!

Regardless to say, I tossed the initial disk I had made for the client and re-cropped the photos to be ball-less. All I have to say is thank the Lord, I had my sister look at the pictures and discover this tiny indiscretion because that would have been slightly awkward when they got their family photo blown up huge to frame, and there are his balls, right in their faces. Crisis averted!!
do you want to get in a Saturday Confessional on September F A R M?

how it works: e-mail me letting me know you have an awesome, embarrassing, shameful story you would like to guest post on my blog. we'll get it scheduled for a saturday…and that's all there is to it.

the hope is that these posts will bring a smile and a giggle to September F A R M readers at the expense of the author. yes…we'll be laughing AT you…and i can't wait.
12 comments on "saturday confessional | dancin' with a dolly"
  1. Eek! I just made myself laugh! Thanks for posting this story!!
    P.S. I believe they can flow...Wish I had the images still to share..HA!

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  2. OMG that's too funny! Thank goodness for your sister catching that...the family would have probably been so embarrassed to get pictures like that! Brings a whole new meaning to the "family jewels" LOL!!

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    1. Seriously!! And OMG.."Family Jewels," I am dying over here...LOL

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  3. hahahhahahahahha omg omg i'm dying! legit, these confessionals are amazing! i had a client who i did photos for that had just had her baby, we were working on newborn and she wanted a few with the baby, same thing, except she leaked through her shirt. the clone tool sure did come in handy to save that shoot! how could i miss that as i was taking the pictures!?!

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    1. Oh my! Haven't had the leaky titty yet but I am sure there's a first time for everything! LOL

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  4. Oh my gosh! How did he not feel the breeze?! That is too hilarious!

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    1. I know! I was like how didn't he realize?! Or unless he did and was a complete perv...Haha!

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  5. Hysterical and gross at the same time!

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    1. Yeah...it was gross..definitely hope to never have another awkward encounter like that...heehee

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  6. I am dying laughing!!! That is hilarious!!

    atparsons.blogspot.com

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  7. Oh my god. I wish I was there when you guys noticed the balls. Seriously love this!

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  8. THANK YOU for making my bad day all of a sudden not seem so bad!

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