Recently I had the great pleasure of meeting this little guy. Now, I think we can all just go ahead and agree that the degree of cuteness we’re looking at here is just off the charts.
I was privileged to get to take his family photos on his actual first birthday! What an honor for me! And I came to the conclusion that it’s pretty good to be 1-year-old… particularly good to be THIS 1-year old! Toys, cake, adoring grandparents and parents, dogs, wagons – such fun!
Thanks guys! I had a blast and I can’t wait for you to see the rest of your images and then decorate your home with them!!
You’ll see this theme, about real life being beautiful, emerging more and more in my work in the coming months. I have always loved that photographs can tell stories; even just one photograph all by itself can say so very much. Somehow though, I seem to have drifted away from what I love most about photography. Please don’t misunderstand, I still enjoy taking posed family pictures and I love the creativity some of my clients have shown in creating their sessions. I think those things are important too, particularly photos of the whole family. But in the hustle and bustle, I discovered that I was leaving out of my work the things that I value the most. The everyday things. The story of what life is/was really like. The beauty of real, un-posed, un-edited, messy, always-changing, glorious life.
Here, let me show you what I mean. Take a few minutes to watch this for me: Real Life is Beautiful.
Soon I’ll be posting more about the Day in the Life Sessions that I’m adding to my list of services. I’m really REALLY excited to share the sessions I’ve already done and to answer any questions that you may have about the process. If you are as excited as I am and want to know more right away, shoot me an email and let’s talk! (firstname.lastname@example.org). But be prepared – I can talk/email about this for a LONG time. Seriously. I’m stoked.