The Kissing Post – Inspiring Images of “A Kiss”

The Kissing Post…. Do you love taking pictures of people kissing?

This week’s MCP Facebook Fan share theme is kissing. We received more than 350 entries?  It was so fun looking through all these emotional photos and expressions of love.

For those who are new here, the way this works is:

  1. The theme is posted to Facebook. So join me here so you do not miss out.
  2. Photographers send in photos that fit the theme (usually over a day or two) – re-sized to 600px wide.
  3. My twin 8 year old girls are the judges – they pick 10 (or maybe up to 12-15) to share on the MCP Blog (remember since they are the judges – you are dealing with 8 year old thoughts on photography as well as the subject matter).
  4. I create a post, like this one and share the photos alongside links to the photographer’s website.
  5. Those that did not make it, do NOT feel bad. First off, there are no prizes.  Secondly, I get hundreds of entries.  Thirdly, I still want you to share.  You can now share in two ways.  Either upload your 600px wide jpg image to the comments (BRAND NEW feature here). It will show as a thumb and people can click through these! Or you can upload it to the MCP Flickr Group.  Or both!

*** Next theme is “April Showers – deadline is tomorrow. Send in your umbrella shots, raining shots, muddy boots, shots, and anything you think of when you hear “April Showers.”

So now for the fun!  Kissing photos.  I hope these inspire you. My twins are at that stage where they said “ewwww” to 98+% of the photos.  They think kissing is gross.  So it was humorous watching them go through this many submissions. And while it helped narrow things down, as they excluded so many for that reason, some amazing photography and kissing pictures got left behind because of the 8 year old “ewwww” mentality.

Here are their top picks – the ones that made them laugh, smile, and say “cool” or “fun.” Please remember to add your favorite kissing photo to the comment section (your entry that was not picked or others if you just missed it on FB – just upload your photo sized at 600px wide – and we can have an amazing kiss shots.

siblings kissing and spilling popcornPhoto submitted by Kara May Photography

girl kissing a frogPhoto submitted by Heidi Brand Photography

kissing couple in a bubblePhoto submitted by Brittany Preston of Momentology Photography

lipstick kiss mark on cheekPhoto submitted by Heidi Lawson of Wishful Thinking Photography

dog kissing licking boy on facePhoto submitted by Teresa Sweet Photography

couple-kissing-by-treePhoto submitted by Rebecca of Ruby Joon Photography

silhouette of family kissingPhoto submitted by Julie Mitchell Photography

child kissing mom's pregnany bellyPhoto submitted by Traci Todd Photography

kissing in a poloroidPhoto submitted by Captured Photography by Maggie

Photo submitted by Kid Pics Photography

Jodi Friedman, MCP Actions

Jodi Friedman is the founder of MCP Actions. She designs popular Photoshop actions and Lightroom presets that make editing faster, easier and more fun.

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  1. 11


    I SO think your girls would have loved this one….i forgot to submit it before the deadline :( My oldest and her “baby” Gunner…he is an english mastiff and was about 8 months old at the time.

  2. 21


    This one isn’t edited really at all… pretty much SOCC. And my boy wanted me to get the pic because he fell in love with the big fella. Sweet!

  3. 28


    Love all of them! And what a GREAT idea!! This blog just got even better! (if that’s possible!) I love how you include your girls too. :)


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