Last weekend we had fun hanging out on a local farm and chasing around a family with two adorable boys. You may remember them from last Fall, especially from the teeter-totter shots. Since this family happens to be one of our neighbors and we see the boys all the time, it wasn't until I went to find last year's session links that I realized how much the boys have grown.
This farm was a new location for us. Mom put a lot of thought into a place that would keep the boys occupied, and this farm did not disappoint. There was a petting zoo, pony ride, hayride, pumpkin patch, corn maze, bonfire for cooking s'mores—you name it.
I really had to restrain myself from posting more of the session. There were a lot of cute moments. Say hello to the C family...
One look at these big eyes and my heart melts to the floor...
This was sweet while it lasted... :)
To the C family—thanks for allowing us to hang out with you at such a fun farm. We're really excited to show you the rest of the session, and see how much the boys grow by next Fall. :)
Now that we're a couple weeks into Fall and the weather has decided to take a dive, this session was like a little goodbye to summer. This session almost didn't happen, but we're so glad it did. When Angie called to check our availability, she mentioned buying white dresses for all of her girls. She really wanted a summer session with the girls in their dresses, and it looked like that weekend—the last weekend in September—would be the last possible chance.
Session day came along and it was a drizzly, chilly, mess of a day. To us, an overcast day is great as long as it's not raining. While we love sun flare and the right kind of sunlight, the images from an overcast day are—believe it or not—absolutely fabulous. But mom really wanted the sunlight and a warm day, so we decided to cancel the session and watch for a better weekend.
Long story short, I was able to convince mom that the images would turn out great with the overcast day and white dresses, as long as it wasn't too cold for the kids, and as soon as we decided to give it another go the chilly weather turned around for us. Dan and I got to meet such a beautiful family. I can't imagine having five kids, but the patience and love we saw during that hour was truly inspiring.
I have more images I want to post, since I know Angie is looking for certain shots, but I'll keep some a secret for now. :)
Meet the R family...
I have a fetish for the footsies. Dan kindly obliges my fetish. This was his view:
This was my view:
A huge thanks to Todd and Angie for jumping in so quickly when we were so unsure of the weather, and trusting us to capture their beautiful family doing what they love to do. It was a great way to say goodbye to the summer.