So, what kind of session is it when you have 5 adults, 1 second grader, 2 preschoolers, 1 toddler and a baby? FUN!
No, seriously, that is a great outtake and cracks me up but this family was so much fun and we had a great session! Here is a quick sneak peak! Gallery coming soon!
I love this last image…. they are SO NOT into me and completely just doing their own thing. That grass must be REALLY cool! I love it! Great wall print canvas… in my professional opinion of course
I have had a few questions about the Sneak Peak of Santa mini sessions. So, I thought I would go ahead and answer them here for everyone in case others had questions also. Sneak Peak of Santa is GREAT for families with young children (and fun for older ones also). It accomplishes many things all in one quick 30 minutes or so. Basically this session works best if Santa is mom, dad or someone familiar to the child. The Santa suit is provided but we never really have to put the full beard on. If we do any head shots of Santa it is usually the back of Santa which only requires hat and hair. Remember, it is a SNEAK PEAK of Santa! This is great for many reasons. First, young children are often scared of Santa and will not usually interact with him at all. Second, children interact so much more naturally with their parents or a familiar person. This helps create priceless images! It is a great way to get Santa pictures and these images not only make great holiday portraits but are perfect for fun holiday cards. If you do not have anyone that can or will put on the Santa suit we can provide someone for you if you need it. It works for multiple children and just one. Babies are precious in these images also. Here are just a couple of last years and a sample custom created card (front and back) that was ordered. If you have any other questions please call. Also- if you know a family that you think would make a great fit for this type of session send them my way. This is a ONE of a kind session that I have not seen done anywhere else in this area (until another photographer steels it )! Just a reminder these mini sessions will only be held on Saturday, November 14th so space in limited. It seems far away but it comes up so quickly!
So, I officially have a first grader and although it was DEFINITELY easier than the first day of kindergarten I was still sad! It just goes WAY TO FAST! Our tradition every year, first day of school is to take “sign pictures”. Yes, even at first grade he already hates it but still allows me to capture a couple quick shots… Taylor on the other hand started having a fit when I asked her to stand somewhere else (not in the camera view finder) and I had to get daddy to come help out as she screamed her way inside the house! FUNNY! You think that will last? I kind of think not! I am so proud of my “guy” as he just adjusts to all situations and seems to just jump right in as new experiences come his way. Here are our yearly “sign pics”… they get less and less every year. Hopefully, I can get at least one every year! You think it is unrealistic to try to get them through high school (ha!ha!)
Wow- what a display! These portraits were in my home for a week or so because they came in while the family was on vacation. I honestly didn’t want to give them up! They look incredible! The family one is a 30×40 with out the frame and the other one is 24×30 with out the frame. Gorgeous!
I am so excited about my new web site and blog! Bigger, better pictures… more options…more FUN! Make sure you go check out the web site! There are new pictures (maybe you will see someone you know or love ), bigger pictures, and awesome “boutique” with all kinds of new products! Don’t forget holiday shopping is coming up! Shopping… that brings me to Holiday sessions! I have been saving this post for the “new blog” although it should have been posted a long time ago but I just couldn’t bring myself to post it on the old one with the old “style”. Yes, it is only August (almost September ) and I am already talking Holiday Sessions! I will be having two sets of mini sessions this year. “Pictures in the Park” and the annual “Sneak Peak of Santa” mini sessions. “Sneak Peak of Santa” has availability for 10 sessions that day and 2 are already scheduled, leaving only 8 and I haven’t even advertised yet! Call the studio for more details on each session. If you are interested in regular family sessions for holiday or just because make sure to call soon as dates are filling quickly. Several weeks in September and October are already fully scheduled and there are limited dates available through out other weeks. Orders for products (ie; leather products, jewelry, etc…) must be in by November 7th to guarantee holiday delivery.
On a side note THANK YOU to Chad a New Vibe Web Design for an incredible site, blog and ideas! His customer service rocks and he is always open to new ideas! Highly recommend him if you are in need of some web site updates, designs or problems. Hope to see you soon for holiday sessions or any other photography needs!