Spring is finally in the air over here in West Michigan. We are having some beautiful days and that means busy season has struck! Everyone is thawing out from the winter and ready to get out and enjoy PICS and enjoy their families. I meet this little girl last year on her first birthday. This session I had the privilege of meeting the rest of her family, including her tiny newborn cousin.
Extended family sessions are always a little nerve racking, not because I don’t know what I’m doing, but because I know we may not have an option of rescheduling. I had two set up back to back and the weather forecast was predicting rain. With family members flying in from all over the country, I knew these sessions were make or break with the weather and the timing. Fortunately, the weather report wasn’t right (I know, surprise) and I had a great day for both sessions. The grandpa said this to me, “You don’t know how long I’ve wanted to have this done!” That is a heart warming moment when I hear things like that and make me thankful for the job and clients that I have.
I’m pretty sure this was my first time on a snowmobile and what was I doing? I was riding backwards and taking pics of this little boy riding his own snowmobile! I was shocked, amazed, and I’m not going to lie because I was squeezing the seat as tightly as I could with my legs so I didn’t fall off! Photography is always an adventure!
Yes, I’m way behind on my posts. When I have so many shoots in the fall, the website updates are often the last priority. This session was the day before Thanksgiving and I had 4 families that day. In Michigan, you never know what kind of weather to expect, but it was warm and perfect! How cute is this family!
I love it when I have email correspondence with clients, and then meet them in person, only to find out that we know each other. That is what happened with this client. I was emailing with the wife for scheduling and when we met I realized that I grew up at church with her husband. They still live in the area I grew up in and drove 45 minutes to meet me. What an adorable family they have!
It always amazes me how blond some little kids are and that many of them turn brown as they get older. I actually have a blondie and my husband and I are both very dark brown; I guess we’ll have to wait and see if she keeps the golden locks or grows out of them. Aren’t these two girls so cute with that light hair and complexion!