It is your family, real and unposed. The love, laughs, tantrums and tears. They are relaxed and fun sessions that reflect your unique family. No need to stress about perfect outfits, perfect smiles and perfectly behaved children. My philosophy is that your family perfect just as you are, no matter what that looks or sounds like. We will spend some time together, 2 hours to a whole day, and I will be there with you making images in a photojournalist way that reflect your family and each personality within it. A family documentary session will produce images for your family that will take you back to that day, that time in your lives. Your littles one’s current milestones, your middle child who refuses to take off that costume, the way your biggest kid looks at you when you act silly; the smaller moments that build a childhood.
I have been following this family with my camera for quite some time now. Full disclosure, Sarah is my sister but I am so grateful that she and her husband have embraced my photography and let me just do my thing during their sessions. I did a maternity session with them for their first child but my style and artistic vision has changed since then and they were very happy to accommodate this. They have followed my journey and always been accepting of my enthusiasm when I ask if I can photograph them at various times. A maternity session aims to document your life as it is before the arrival of your baby be it your first, second, third or fourth. We work together to determine what you would like captured and then on the day, I am a fly on the wall as that unfolds. In the gallery below you can see that I don’t exactly focus on the ‘baby bump’ in a lot of the shots but it is evident and a part of the story the images are telling. Sarah and Danusha wanted to have the preparation, such as washing the new clothes and preparing Big Brother, as […]
**Flashback Friday** There is something special about a maternity photo session. The excitement and anticipation give it a different energy to all other sessions. With this little baby due any day now, I thought this was an appropriate post for the first flashback Friday. Sarah was 34 weeks pregnant.