Shortly after shooting my "biggest family to date," I once again shot my biggest family to date! This family was a group of 12! Parents, then their two children and their spouses and children! The Martin-Morrissey clan was a pleasure to work with, and made photographing a family of 12 seem like a snap! I can only hope it's always this easy with a big group! Thanks again guys! These are my faves from their session...
We did Noah's 3 months pictures a little bit early, on Thanksgiving! And we almost thought we weren't going to be able to do them at all that day because the little guy slept through the whole family get together! But he woke up and dazzled me with his adorable smile and those drop-dead sparkling eyes! Big sister Kate jumped in for a couple of photos too! I love my niece and nephew! :)
One might think it's easier to take pictures of your friends and their families, but as time goes by, I'm realizing that while on the one hand it is fun and laid back and easy... it is often even harder than taking pictures of complete strangers! The pressure is on, from my standpoint, to make things PERFECT, and the idea of failing at getting great family pictures for your friends is stressful! For this reason, I was super nervous to take pictures of my best friend Castara and her family, including her mom and brother, and her husband's mom and brother. My biggest group to date, 8 people! But despite my nerves, and Kadin (3) and Ashton (1)'s complete lack of interest in having their picture taken AT ALL, I think we got some great shots for their family! Best part, we had a lot of fun doing it - well, I did at least. I know from experience that family pictures are never for for the parents! :) So without further ado, the Easter and Stroman families!
Last weekend I got to photography an old friend of mine from high school and her little family. She and her husband Adam had their little darling boy, Oliver, just about three months ago! He is a total cutie! :)
Well this shoot was supposed to happen a week earlier, but the cold of an incoming storm forced us to cancel. The weather was great for our back-up date! We went to my favorite downtown alley for the Dickinson's family pictures. I've known Ryan and Sarah since their dating days... Rob lived with Ryan (and Rob's brother Kelly) back when he and I started dating. Now they have three little boys and we have two! What a cute little bunch, too! Zach (5), Tyler (3), and Owen (1) gave me a run for my money, but I sure did have fun with them!
I photographed another adorable family last weekend, The Whitmore's - Jill, Tom, and their adorable little guy, Jake (almost 3 months old!). They were a joy to work with! Doesn't Jake have the most adorable blue eyes!? So sweet!