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Bad Temple Square Picture v3.0

In the twilight of yesteryear...which is to say yesterday at about 10:30 pm--Kristi, our kids, and I found ourselves once again taking a family picture in front of the Salt Lake City LDS Temple amongst the hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights that the LDS Church strings in honor of the season.

Try as we might, though, the picture always seems to turn out as unprofessional as they come--this lack of quality itself has nearly become part of the tradition. In the first year, Remi, our oldest, was only a few months old. We had been taking pictures of the lights and decided that one with the Temple in the background would be nice. We asked a passerby to do us the favor of pointing and clicking, and she obliged. Sadly, though her kindness is appreciated, she probably should have given the opportunity to someone else since the final product was a crooked, fuzzy mess.

We laughed about it and decided that we would try again next year. This time, we brought along a friend that we knew w…