You go on Pinterest these days and it’s all about styled shoots with LOADS of props and it often becomes more about the “stuff” in the photos than the family. For me, it’s all about the people and, personally, I find a beautiful set of simple family portraits to be actually quite refreshing. I’m not talking about boring, stock-still, “grip and grin” (as many of you have heard me call it) type pictures, but ones that really show the FAMILY, that show the LOVE and show the natural CONNECTION. If I fail to show that, then I’ve failed myself and my clients. That is what I work for in every shoot. And look how cute this family is!! They don’t need a single prop to help them show how much they are a family.
This little guy had just learned how to walk so I wanted to make sure to capture that in their session. This is the one time when I wish I had a videographer leaning over my shoulder…
Big Sis was doing her best to help him. Love this shot.
What a beautiful family! Mom did such a good job on the clothes! Sweet, simple, beautiful. Perfect.
No father son duo is going to escape my demands to kiss and tickle!
Ummm… What can I say? ADORABLE. Look at that sweet smile!
We ended off the morning with some wet feet and big smiles. I’ll take it!