This little blossom having some mummy time really made me realise it has been far too long since I’ve had photos with each of my kids on their own. No-one would ever regret being able to look back on photos like these – so I’ve booked in one of my favourite photographers to spend some time with me and my littles.
These brothers are so sweet, with a beautiful bond and only a year between them.
I am posting these photos and then heading to bed to try and get at least 5 hours sleep before I head off on a short road trip with my gorgeous mate. Without fail, I always spend the night before any trip burning the midnight oil to tie up loose ends. Yawn… :)
A while back I travelled to Nagambie (country Victoria) for a family session, and I asked Kath to think about what defined them as a couple, and then all of them as a family unit. What locations could we shoot in that would have meaning and impact for them?
Kath provided a fantastic brief which included — a) they met at the Speedway (a love for all of them), b) Alan has been a volunteer with the CFA since he was a teen, and the boys love being down at the Station, c) their wedding photos were taken at Tahbilk Winery (where Alan also worked for many years), so shooting there would feel like an extension of their wedding day.
The beauty of a small country town is close proximity to everything and no traffic – so we were able to drive around, incorporate everything and have lots of fun in the process :)
Kath and Alan and their two boys are special and adorable. Simply… just beautiful people. x
These two were squishy snuggle bums. A little brother smothered with sisterly love. x
I love family sessions that start at home, then move on to a few favourite locations incorporating activities that are special and/or regular.
So, we started out with some reading, games and cuddles at home. Arun’s favourite books are photo books that his mum put together herself. Kids LOVE looking at themselves in albums! Then we rode to the park, played on the swings and went searching for trains. Once the train spotting adventure was successful, we moved further into the park for running, riding, playing with leaves and more cuddles. When the heavens opened, we headed home. A perfectly normal Sunday morning for this family, with the memory captured for always.
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