14/11/2013 at 10:34
J had nursery photos taken a couple of weeks ago, and they're really not very good. He's got a beautiful smile, but he's looking really pissed off in the pics, and also really chubby, and they're generally nowhere near as good as any of the prints I have of him that H or I have taken. Is it ok to not buy them, or is that frowned upon?
14/11/2013 at 10:44
dont buy them and say that J has got a xmas photoshoot booked and you would rather buy them !
14/11/2013 at 10:47
I skipped a few of Harry's because he was frowny or whatever. Definitely don't pay for pics you won't enjoy :)
14/11/2013 at 10:55
I wouldn't buy them if they aren't any good! Save your money for other things. Although A is only 9 months so I have no idea about nursery etiquette!
14/11/2013 at 11:10
There's no pressure to buy anything you don't want. They usually get a firm in and the nursery gets a small amount of the profit. I'm not buying C's this time as we've taken nicer photos of her ourselves recently. X
14/11/2013 at 11:16
I wouldn't feel obliged to buy them.
W had hers done last week. It was a local photography company that came in and took them of all the kids. We got given a pack yesterday with the prices and a copy of the proofs to look at . If you don't like them don't buy them.
They're really expensive but they are actually really nice so I think we are maybe just going to buy one in a larger size that we can frame.
14/11/2013 at 11:26
Thanks all, I'll just leave them in that case and hope that the next set are nicer!
14/11/2013 at 11:30
We had the same issue with E when she was little and we didn't buy the photo's. Just had some doen of C and waiting to see what they look like but I'm not expecting to like them as she had a sore eye on the day so I probably won't buy them either.
14/11/2013 at 18:20
There will be no expectation for you to buy them, I imagine (if anything like the nurseries I know) that the majority of parents won't buy them. If you don't like them, don't get them, no-one will think badly of you.
15/11/2013 at 09:39
I didn't buy any of Miss CV's, none of them were particularly nice.
15/11/2013 at 12:31
Don't say anything just don't buy them!
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