It’s probably not a surprise that I am way behind in blogging my sessions. It’s June 2015 and I still have sessions from October of last year that I haven’t blogged! There are so many adorable families and babies that need to be shared! I had quite my share of family sessions last fall. Too many to post them all but I need to post more of my favorites! I used to take on family sessions throughout the year but this year, I am limiting family sessions to just the fall. I have just been so busy with all these babies being born all year round. I have already had many requests for family sessions so be on the look out for announcements for dates in October and November! The fall season is such a great time for family sessions in Tampa, the weather definitely is much nicer!
Here are just a few of my favorites!
I had such a wonderful time photographing this adorable family and exploring Apollo Beach Preserve on Easter Sunday! We had a pretty mild winter in Florida but had unusually cold and windy beginning of spring. Add to the mix a couple of free spirit 1 and 3 year olds and we have a very interesting session! They both eventually warmed up to the fact that I won’t give up or let them leave without getting a bunch of cute photos of them. And a lot of cute photos we did get! Here are some of my favorites!
Time for another edition of Life by Lens! This is a fun project that I am participating in with a wonderful group of photographers where our goal each month is to document our everyday lives.
My goal this month was to get some nice portraits of the boys and then when we went out and tried, I was quickly reminded why I avoid it at all costs! We ended up with a couple of keepers and a lot of crying. Why don’t they understand how much they’ll appreciate this one day! I promise next month will be back to our normal everyday photos, I’ll only traumatize them a few times a year.
We are so lucky to be so close to the beach! Say the word and we pack up a few things and off we go!
And a big happy birthday to the love of my life! I had to disturb his little slumber on the shore to get a photo of him with the kids. And now I don’t have to wonder where the boys got their dislike of getting their photos taken…ahem!
>>>>Now go check out what Reena Giola Photography has been up to this month!<<<
When mom contacted me for photos of her sweet daughter who was turning one, she was already prepared with some really adorable outfits for her. Miss Ellie rocked out each one and did so amazing in front of the camera. She is one adorable little one year old! I loved photographing her cake smash and taking them outside for some family photos. So many favorites from her session!
Ellie’s mom also made this beautiful hot pink cake!
What can I say about this wonderful family? Well, they have stuck with me since the beginning and continue to think of me when they need photos of their adorable kids. I’ve been photographing Miss Ava since she was 7 months old and watched their family grow right before my eyes. Here are some of my favorites from their holiday family session!
I know mom doesn’t like this photo of her two year old closing her eyes on purpose but I think it’s perfect. I love that she’s full of personality and sass already! But we were finally able to get some smiling photos for mom in the end.
Kerrie is a local photographer in the Tampa area. We met some time last year after talking online and we’ve become great friends. We are so similar and have the same serious love for newborns. Photographers are the worst at planning their own family sessions, I was able to squeeze her in last minute and she was able to pull together such a perfect palette of coordinating outfits!
Miss Ava Hope belongs to one of my best friends in the whole world. I was so sad when they moved a couple of hours away from me a few years ago but so happy that they welcomed a beautiful baby girl into their lives a year ago. She is made purely of sugar and spice. And I think we may have some love brewing between my three year old and Miss Ava! He gave her a big wet kiss after we said goodbye after dinner and said he loved her when I was editing one of her photos. She is one tough cookie to get smiles out of though, but we managed to get some cute photos for her parents!