Not that I was trying to time it that way, but we did this photo session (among several other minis) on the most blisteringly hot day of August last year. It was one of the days it peaked over 100. We all survived, but it was so, so hot. J & J are one of my favorite couples to photograph. They’re easy going and super fun to be around. That easy goig-ness served us as well as we ran from skunks for a good bit at the start of our session. Skunks and dogs don’t mix, so keeping Chloe good was of utmost importance.
Last year, A asked me if I’d be interested in photographing her family. They hadn’t had family portraits done in quite a while. You see: they’re all grown up, and the last time she remembered taking a family photo was in a studio 25 years ago! Why in the world would I ever say “No!”? I love working with adults: they make me work my creative brain harder, and if you haven’t stood for a photo with your mom for as long as that, it’s certainly time to make up for it. I had such a fun time with A and her family. Just because you’re not three anymore doesn’t mean that photos won’t be fun, or that you won’t[…]See more from “Bay Area Family Photographer: All grown up”