Holiday Deal is on for 4 more days!
Yes, I’m pretty excited about the laughing. Especially because we were off to a rough start—running late (and you can’t ask the setting sun to wait), one sister with a migraine, another fatigued, and no one really in the mood to smile, pose, take orders, and change clothes. So I had to strip and dance naked while playing the trumpet on the Hey Cupcake Trailer roof, and that’s when I got the best photos. Kidding aside, they were really troopers. Mom had said that it would be tough to get real laughs out of one of them, but I always rise to a challenge. Even if I have to rise on a broomstick and paint my face green. So here they are, lovely beautiful sisters, all so different in personality, style, and looks, all in synch and having a good time. And yes, I always try to take more pictures of the last child, because—let’s face it—you don’t have time anymore!
This is what I felt during the session with this beautiful family. So much warmth and connection. And the kids were literally screaming–and almost crying–from laughter. Sure, I engaged in the usual antics— swinging my hips and singing, shouting silly things, and kicking off my shoe, which flew over my head–yes, I’m completely shameless and will do anything to entertain my subjects. But these kids were in stitches over their father, who was clearly funnier than me. And if a guy can make his 12 year old daughter laugh for an hour, pose with a pile of contented kids on his back, and elicit hugs, licks, and so much joy, then he must have a really big heart.
I like how the blues and the golds complement each other in these images. Color palettes are so essential to the success of a session and I love working with my clients to achieve the perfect look. It’s always best to start with an outfit for your child that you love and want to remember them in and then work around it to come up with a harmonious blend of colors, patterns, and textures. I also love how you can see the connections and feel the emotion in the images, especially the bond between the mother and daughter.