Humor In Hiding


Jenny and I were looking at this family pic that made second cut from a shoot we did earlier this fall. It was just a test shot as Jenny was getting the timer settings right. But we kept it because the kids were so darn cute.

As we stared at it, little thought-bubble lines began jumping out at us. And the more we verbalized what we thought each kid might be saying, the funnier it got. And the more we laughed.

Then we opened Photoshop and couldn’t stop laughing. The end result is above.

Humor likes to hide. The deeper it lurks, the funnier it tends to be. Anyone can laugh at the superficial; but finding the truly ingenious, witty aspects of life not only brings us joy, but appreciation. Which enriches who we are as people.

Add value to the lives of those around you by discovering humor hidden in every day moments of life. It’s work, but it’s worth it.


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  • Daddy

    I love what you wrote here. And the photo too,of course. Thank you! Daddy

    • Christopher Hopper

      Thanks, Daddy! You’re ever the proud “Popop.”

  • Billy Jepma

    Haha! That’s awesome! Love the thought bubbles. :) P.S. I also LOVE the new blog layout. Well done CH!

    • Christopher Hopper

      Thanks Billy. Appreciate the kudos. I’m working on it.

  • Nicole

    Nice. Hehe…I do the same thing with my pictures. :) The results are always hilarious!

    • Christopher Hopper

      Glad we’re not alone. :)