I recently had the chance to do a family photo session by the water and I’m excited to share some previews with you. As a portrait photographer who thrives on playful, natural moments, this session was a breath of fresh air.
The wind was a bit more than just gentle, more like a playful accomplice. It added a touch of spontaneity to our shots, tousling hair and clothes in a way that only nature can.
My style is all about keeping it real. The kids were digging in the sand and the parents just went with the flow. They played games and ran around. It’s about capturing the joy of a child finding a cool seashell or the love in a parent’s eyes as they watch their family having a good time.
In our digital age, it’s easy to get caught up in the endless stream of selfies and snapshots on our phones. But let’s be honest – how often do you really go back and scroll through your digital albums? Now, imagine having a beautifully crafted photo album or a framed portrait hanging on your wall. These physical items become part of your home, your everyday life.
When you invest in family heirlooms, you’re not just preserving the past; you’re also building a bridge to the future. Your children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren will one day hold these same photos and heirlooms in their hands. They’ll see your smile, your love, and your life, and they’ll feel a connection to you that transcends time.
Family moments are fleeting, but their value is immeasurable. Investing in family heirlooms, whether it’s a beautiful photo album, a framed portrait, or something else that speaks to your heart, is an investment in your family’s legacy. So, don’t just snap pics – preserve them. Your future self and your descendants will thank you.
At the end of the day, it’s all about preserving those memories. It’s about real moments, real emotions, and keeping it casual. Whether you’re a fellow photographer or someone thinking about a beach session of your own, remember, the best shots are the ones that happen naturally.
In case you missed it, this fall, I’m holding three dates of mini sessions in Boyce, Fredericksburg, and Manassas, VA. Click here to learn more and sign up for your mini session with me!
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2023 Mini Sessions
This October and November there will be three available dates in Northern Virginia, Fredericksburg, and Manassas for fall mini photos with us. Be sure to sign up for your 15 minute slot here! They are the perfect time to update photos for the holidays, or simply just because!