Finally late enough in the year where I can start sharing photos from the Christmas sessions! I’ll share a separate post with a roundup, but sharing this session for now.
This one was a fun shoot down at San Clemente Pier with a coworker of mine, her husband and little Aveline. Aveline was so good for the first 15 minutes then hit the inevitable “I’m over this” wall. Which I secretly love just because those photos of parents pleading with their kids to smile and stay put for just one more photo show the reality of parenting. Also had the boys and Alex with me down there: of course Josh had to proceed to fall over in the waves and make mom run in with her shoes on to get him (hence the photo of a pantsless Josh). KIDS! But it was a great evening at the beach and a reminder of why I can never leave Southern California: photos at the beach in December!
The main reason I can no longer do mini shoots. How am I supposed to stop taking photos when I have such a great location and subjects!? It’s always a gamble with beach photos and sunsets. A lot of times it can be overcast and cold. Well Southern California cold. But there are times when the lighting and everything just seems to come together. I absolutely love those moments when I’m shooting and I am immediately excited to see the final product when I get home. Got to shoot a wonderful family with two little boys who were awesomely adventurous and smiley (thanks to ice cream bribes). It’s evenings like these that make me realize why it costs so damn much to live where we live.
One of the Christmas photo sessions I had in Laguna Beach. Gotta love being able to spend an evening at the beach with great family friends, and in December!
Great day down in Laguna with my niece and her wonderful family.