FALL IS FOR FAMILIES and it was wonderful to kick off the fall photo season with my longtime clients, the Lathram family! I first met the Lathrams back in 2013 when I photographed their daughters as part of a school fundraiser. So much has changed since then, and it’s been wonderful to watch their as their kids have grown! Even though this beautiful family now lives in Vail, they made the trek down to Denver just to have their portraits taken. I love their commitment to ensuring the photographic legacy of their family!
Allow me to introduce Jessie Lynn, the newest addition to the Smith family. Shannon, Mike and big sister Finley welcomed this little bundle of joy into the world on August 3rd and together they make the sweetest little family. It was such a pleasure to capture Jessie during these first precious weeks and to share in the yummy warmth and love that only a newborn baby can bring.
It was great to photograph the Smith family this week! We were able to schedule their session immediately after Peyton’s senior portraits, which was super convenient for this busy family’s schedule. Not only did we capture some great images of this fun crew, but word has it Dad treated everyone to breakfast at the Waffle House afterwards. Sounds like a perfect morning to me!!
‘Tis the season for family holiday sessions!
One question I’m often asked is how to dress for a family portrait. I always have the same response: Remember you are not a team, you’re a family. This is my simple way of saying please, please, please do not arrive all wearing the same thing! Nothing screams ‘awkward family photo’ more than everyone wearing the exact same shirt and matching pants. You know what I’m talking about: black long sleeve shirt/blue jeans, white button down shirt/khaki pants, or any variety of matching stripe/check/Hawaiian print, etc. Admit it, we all see those combinations showing up on the holiday cards we receive each year… am I right? Continue reading