Kemi and Mani are tough photographic subjects because their faces are so dark. There isn’t enough contrast and the photos rarely come out well, except on the rare occasion that there is sufficient natural light. They are both so beautiful, but so underrepresented on the Chronicles, especially my beautiful Mani. Mani has the added problem of not being able to sit still unless he is napping. Otherwise, he is eating, playing, or rolling on his back like an otter.
There must be some kind of photographic equipment that I could use to make photos easier. Some kind of lamp thingy? I’m also thinking of getting a screen for backdrops but I don’t even know what they are called. I do not like being limited by the natural light in a relatively dark house, and as winter approaches, the light becomes ever scarcer.