Make your family sessions more successful and meaningful this holiday season
We are right in the middle of the holiday season in Northern Virginia. If you want to take the perfect family photos this holiday, it's best to be prepared. The holidays are usually one of the best times of the year to get family pictures, because many families gather to spend time with each other. Although this is easier said than done. As many people have cameras, everyone is not a fan of being in front of the camera. Let’s talk about tips to help your family holiday photos go smoothly.
The holidays with your family in Northern Virginia can be hectic. As mentioned earlier, everyone will not like being in front of the camera, kids just want to play, and often someone in the family will have very high expectations. These factors can all make family photo time a less than pleasurable experience, especially if the photo is blurry.
Here are some top tips to ensure everyone has a good time and you get the photos you are hoping to achieve with your family this holiday season.
Family Portraits in Manassas, VA
Family Portraits at Manassas Battlefield Park, VA
Look at this beautiful family picture. This family looks amazing in their blue and yellow. Did you notice even the fire hydrant participated?
Earlier this year, Tiffany reached out regarding family pictures for her family. She wanted to ensure the photographs captured their family's personality and highlight their daughter. We started the portrait session in Downtown Manassas at the Amtrak Station. As we continued we walked along the streets of downtown.
Celebration of Adoptive Families
Celebrating Adoptive Families with Portraits
Many of up may not know, but I'm an adoptive parent. My husband and I adopted our youngest son thirty years ago. We went through the adoption process during our last assignment here in Los Angeles. The process was long. It entailed lots of paperwork, home visits by representatives of the State of California, attending parenting courses, and more.
Importance of Photographs with Dad
The week before Thanksgiving, Danny reached out to me to inquire about photography services for himself and his son. Because of the cold weather in the Northern Virginia area, we scheduled their portraits in a local studio in Fairfax, VA.
Upon entering the studio, the space was decorated with Christmas attire; lights, Christmas Trees, Pillows and more. It was ready for us to have a great time and make memories for Father and Son.
Occoquan Fall Family Portraits
Fall Family Portraits in Occoquan, VA
Fall is a wonderful time of year to have your family's portraits taken, especially in Northern Virginia. A great location for family pictures is in Occoquan Regional Park. This beautiful family decided to have their family's portraits at the amazing location.
As you can see in the portrait below, it has beautiful fall foliage, bridges, and more. Making it a wonderful location for family pictures.
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