If you’re in the Bay Area, you will want to check out this gorgeous little shopping area of Oakland called Temescal Alley. It’s actually two alleys that were once carriage houses.
What to Wear
A lot of parents ask me what to wear and how to prep kids’ outfits for their photo sessions. Wardrobe planning can be stressful! Continue reading “What to Wear for Your Family Photo Session”
One thing I’ve learned over the years is that kids have an opinion and a personality from day 1. Even little babies like this one seem to convey their sense of things in their attitude and in their expressions.
A simple color palette of blues and greys worked beautifully to show off these kids’ skin tones. The glasses and vibrant hair bow drew attention to their faces, too.
What’s my recipe for a successful family photo shoot? Hope for good weather, find a location that suits the family, and leave space for that je-ne-sais-quoi to swoop in and complete the magic.
Trying to keep up with kids on the playground is tricky. Moving swings are hard to focus on! Plus does that rubberized ground give them super-speed running power or what? Still, a gorgeous playground can be a great backdrop for a photo session because the kids will really immerse in play, and forget there’s a camera at all.