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TheInspiredHome.org // DIY Clothesline Photo Display for Kids - perfectly imperfect photography of your family with an easy photo display that even kids can do.

I remember flipping through family albums full of under and over exposed photos of all of us just doing regular things.

I really wanted the chance to capture real life with my family now, in a way that lets the kids literally hold on to these memories, rather than having all of them on mommies phone or the computer. Real photos. Not ones that are taken 15 times while I yell at the kids until I get a picture I approve of.

When Fuji learned about this desire, they sent an Instax Mini70 to test out. The boy realized what the camera does and shouted “now I can have photos of my family for my room!” So we set out to do just that.

I think there might be a bit of a learning curve to taking the kind of Instax photos I see on Instagram. But the ones we took with no special lighting or fancy propping were just perfect for our needs. Pictures of our family in all our imperfect glory. Instax gratification. Take the photo. Hold the photo. Cherish the photo….

This is an excerpt from the article DIY Clothesline Photo Display for Kids which originally appeared on www.theinspiredhome.org.