The Roys! I love the Roy family! Not just because they were the very first family I ever photographed (professionally), but because they are great & dear friends. I always strive to make a photo shoot with a family as comfortable as possible – for a variety reasons, one being that everyone has a good time, but another big reason is the natural expressions that arise from it. Authentic interactions are just priceless, and to be able to record those moments is special… very special. I love it. That’s when a photograph ceases to be a recording of how someone looked at a given point in time, and becomes a tale of “who” they are and who they are becoming.
Most of the time it just takes a little patience and a little bit of guidance (for the photos), but I really enjoy it when a family, like the Roys, are just so comfortable that moments just arise out of nowhere. Being there with a family having fun together, laughing together, running, jumping, playing in the leaves together – it’s just plain cool.
This year was extra special with the arrival of little Olive! What an adorable little girl! Bright eyes, curly dark hair, expressions all over the place! I’ve alway loved to observe sibling interactions – no two are ever the same – but I especially loved seeing these older siblings with their baby sister. They go from rough and tumble to gentle and loving in seconds. There is something inside us all that knows the preciousness of a baby.
Once again, I had an awesome time with you guys!
The day started in the salon… Some from their “first look”… Thank you guys s