When getting ready for a family photo session, parents often worry about how things will turn out with toddlers, those tiny humans who absolutely cannot stand still. No need to fret - remember, we’re not creating “everybody sit still and say cheese” photos here; we’re making “this is the crazy and pretty incredible chaos of your life right now” photos. Since I’m pretty good at chasing kids, and I also keep a few extra tricks up my sleeve if we need to convince them slow down every once in a while, there’s nothing at all for you to get anxious over - I promise.
The highest compliment I could ever receive from my families is for them to come back and book another session. I’ve been delighted to work with the Adjemians several times over the past few years, most recently to celebrate the arrival of newborn baby Olive. Watching their family grow and evolve has filled a hole in my creative heart that I didn’t even realize existed at first - having more time together has allowed us to discover how much we have in common, to where I can honestly say it feels effortless for me to slip in their front door and get straight to making magic with them. And bonus: we’re friends for real now, which means so much to me.
Establishing a long term relationship with your family photographer goes both ways - the bottom line is that it can truly elevate your photos over time. It creates a more in-depth, cohesive memoir of your family, which I promise your kids will cherish. For me, working together more than once allows me to get to know all of you even better, which means I am able to access, recognize, and capture more personally meaningful moments for you. On your end, the sessions just keep getting more fun and relaxed, because you know me, and you know exactly what to expect, so there’s really no warm-up required at the beginning - this is especially true for little ones. Whomever you choose to be your family photographer, I encourage you to seek out someone you can really connect with and depend on for the long haul; I promise it’ll pay off in spades.
If this mama's lovely face looks familiar, it's because she is the talented photographer behind Origin Photography. As is the case with most photographers, she spends most of her time behind the camera, not in front of it. But every parent should get in the frame with their babies now and then, especially when you've just welcomed a brand new one into your life; documenting your presence in their lives is as much a treasure for them as it is for you. Regina, thank you so much for choosing me to capture a little slice of your life in honor of Bryce's arrival--it was such a treat to spend time with you and your delightful family.
Remember that sweet maternity session from earlier in the summer? Well, meet the delicious baby girl who was growing in that sweet bump! If ever there was proof that you don't need much more than love to create a beautiful set of images, this is it. Mama and her baby girl, with their matching brilliant smiles, matching brilliant souls and a magical bond between them. No props or Pinterest-curated outfits required. All you need is love. Really.