One of my favorite things to do is photograph my kids. I often get told my children are so lucky to have such amazing portraits taken of them that they will be able to have throughout their lives. Being professional photographer, naturally my children are going to be some of my main subjects. In all honesty, they also really love modeling for me too.
I love a good on-location family session, personally they are my fav… but when the weather starts to get cooler in my area, outside sessions are harder to come by which negatively affects my business. Having a big backdrop for studio family sessions keeps my bookings coming through the door in the colder months. I am going to share a few tips to help these shoots go smoothly while keeping the images beautiful and classy.
When I first started my business 11 years ago there was no Facebook, no Instagram or Pinterest. Youtube was just getting started. There weren’t posing guides or professional photographers teaching in person or online workshops on the art of posing.