"Come boys", their mother said, readying her camera, "We need to go to the beach."
"But why?" They grumbled "It's too cold!".
"Because", their mama said, "it's still beautiful".
And so they set off. And once they arrived the boys became enamored with the plethora of shells washed up on the shore, as their mother knew they would, so she was able to capture the candid moments against the setting sun..of her two growing boys looking for the best, biggest, most beautiful shell on the shore.
There is beauty everywhere.
When I got home and uploaded the photos much later, I found this one. I laughed to myself because this picture looks staged to me. I called the boys over and they were unaffected.. "nice" and "oh, ok"... but how lucky am I to capture this moment. Someday, they will understand. And they will be grateful.
#sunset #sunsetlover #silhouette #beach #oldlyme #seashore #connecticut #ifyouleave #children