Families are one of my favorite groups to photograph and this family (and their pups) is one reason why. In addition to being a beautiful family, their pups, Cookie and Butter, couldn't have been more cooperative and cute!!
Some families are as kind as they are cute! Welcome to the Soulshine Family :)
I LOVE big family photoshoots! This was a fun one done back in Chicago while visiting over the holiday :)
I use this location in Golden a lot and I NEVER get tired of it! It's seasonal, it's quaint and it never disappoints! Cheers to this cute family and their spunky, adorable kiddo :)
Working with young children requires everyone to have a solid imagination! And sometimes, my lens captures some of the magic!
Since this blog is relatively new, it might look like I haven't had much experience with children and family photography - that couldn't be further from the truth! I have been photographing families since 2007 and LOVE IT! I have 4 kiddos of my own, so I work well with people with short legs :) Here are a few of my favorite family/kid photos! Click on the photo below to see more!
Children can be challenging, but it's not their fault. When you take a child, dress them up in clothes that aren't comfortable, and ask them to cooperate and smile for a stranger they don't know...you're asking for trouble. Having 4 kids of my own, I get that. And to add to the mix, we moms/dads get all stressed out because they're not smiling, they're running amuck and so forth! So how do you get good photos then?
Well, you let them be kids. Let them play, let them be silly and yea, sometimes we bribe them with candy (per parents permission, of course). We photographers do what it takes! I find that following THEIR lead offers up some pretty amazing photos that will warm the cockles of your heart ;-)
So don't stress, the photos will happen, just let them be kids and mom and dad...just breath!