Haircut: Second-Grader is Easier than a Two-Year-Old
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Shaggy-Haired Jedi earlier this afternoon, in need of a trim -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 135 mm — 1/160 sec, f/2.8, ISO 2000 — full exif
Shaggy-Haired Jedi
earlier this afternoon, in need of a trim

Anthony's hair has been getting quite shaggy, so we finally took him for a haircut today.

Today's cut was a smoother event than when he was younger...

In Need of His First Haircut aged 1 year 2 weeks -- Copyright 2003 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
In Need of His First Haircut
aged 1 year 2 weeks
First Cut after and epic struggle that left no winners -- Copyright 2003 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
First Cut
after and epic struggle that left no winners

I'd done that one myself, and perhaps the next one as well... his hair grew slowly but unruly...

Wild and Crazy Hair just short of his second birthday -- Copyright 2004 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Wild and Crazy Hair
just short of his second birthday
Half an Hour Later not at all happy with the experience -- Copyright 2004 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Half an Hour Later
not at all happy with the experience

A year later we tried a place that he and I have been going ever since, Deco, a small shop down the street. The first time we went there he sat on Mommy's lap...

Less Traumatic three days shy of three -- Copyright 2005 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Less Traumatic
three days shy of three
Bright and Happy Result -- Copyright 2005 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Bright and Happy Result

At three and a half he got his hair cut at a different place, but mostly since then it's been Deco.

And so it was today...

Off To Deco -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200 mm — 1/160 sec, f/2.8, ISO 400 — map & image datanearby photos
Off To Deco
Almost There its windows are in the background, looking out from the second floor -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 75 mm — 1/320 sec, f/2.8, ISO 1400 — map & image datanearby photos
Almost There
its windows are in the background, looking out from the second floor
Ready to Go -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/320 sec, f/1.4, ISO 900 — map & image datanearby photos
Ready to Go
Getting Gowned Up -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/320 sec, f/1.4, ISO 2200 — map & image datanearby photos
Getting Gowned Up
Wetted Down -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 70 mm — 1/320 sec, f/2.8, ISO 4500 — map & image datanearby photos
Wetted Down
And We're Off -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 98 mm — 1/250 sec, f/2.8, ISO 6400 — map & image datanearby photos
And We're Off
Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 70 mm — 1/320 sec, f/2.8, ISO 4000 — map & image datanearby photos
“Pretty” -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/320 sec, f/1.4, ISO 1100 — map & image datanearby photos
“Pretty”
Tickley -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/320 sec, f/1.8, ISO 2800 — map & image datanearby photos
Tickley
Extra Tickley -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/320 sec, f/1.8, ISO 2800 — map & image datanearby photos
Extra Tickley
Final Touches -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/320 sec, f/1.8, ISO 2200 — map & image datanearby photos
Final Touches
Shaggy No More -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/320 sec, f/1.6, ISO 2000 — map & image datanearby photos
Shaggy No More

All 3 comments so far, oldest first...

Great photos. “Ready to Go” is my favorite. Thanks for sharing.

— comment by Earnest Barr on May 12th, 2010 at 10:17pm JST (7 years, 7 months ago) comment permalink

Man I used to love haircuts when I was a kid! Not sure why. I love the shot where he’s riding his bike down the sidewalk!

— comment by Drew on May 14th, 2010 at 12:16am JST (7 years, 7 months ago) comment permalink

It must be quite an honor to have your hair cut by Mick Jagger.

I would imagine a hair cut by Mick Jagger would be more of a horror than an honor! 🙂 —Jeffrey

— comment by Andrew Shieh, Sunnyvale on May 17th, 2010 at 7:58am JST (7 years, 7 months ago) comment permalink
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