Why do so many families put off having photos done? As someone who has worked extensively with families of all stages of life, I know that photos can seem so overwhelming. Whether it’s the outfits, the timing of the naps and meals beforehand, or simply arranging everyone’s busy schedules, it can seem like a task too big to undertake. If you’re thinking it’s about time to update your outdated family photos, fear not! Here are my best tips for making your family photos stress-free:
Trust your photographer: Choose a photographer that you’ve researched (portfolio or website) and one that you can trust to get the images you are hoping for. Then, trust their process and what they have planned! Great photographers will produce amazing work for you!
Utilize my client closet: Did you know we take the hard work out of choosing coordinated outfits? We offer curated, exclusive styles in our client closet that you can borrow to make your session look perfect. I work hard to keep current, beautiful items in the closet that not only save you money (because you don’t have to purchase anything you may only wear once) but also help you look more put-together without the stress. Many of our items already look great together because they’re selected for my photography style.
Choose timing that is best for your family: Chat with me when you book, but I aim for that gorgeous golden light. Try to schedule naps or meals for a time before your sessions so that your family is full and well-rested. Well-rested and fed children do so much better than ones who simply cannot handle the timeframe. Review our time slots in our minis/family sessions to find the best one for you!
Print and display: Don’t let your family photos languish in a drawer. Print them and create beautiful products with them, and then ENJOY THEM. Let your kids run their fingers over them and see them daily. They’re not meant to be hidden!
If family photos typically stress you out, please reach out to me. I’d love to create NEW memories with you and show you why they don’t have to be hard!