They don't always want to pose for you, do they? It's at times like those that I put the camera down. It's hard, because i get this tunnel vision. At Dancer Girl's recent performance I realized I missed her part on stage because I was too busy taking pictures of the other group. Good thing they performed that number twice. Sometimes you just gotta stop that quest for the perfect shot of your little minions though and live the life that's going on around you.
And sometimes those silly faces that they make, the ones that get you frustrated when you're shooting until you yell "will you please, for the love of Kodak, cooperate?" Sometimes those become your favorite shots because those are the ones that really show their personality... and you can drag them out to torture them with when they graduate from high school or bring home a fiance.