A few weeks ago I was photographing a three generational family. As our session was wrapping up, the grandmother of the group, Jean, asked me if I would take a photograph of she and her husband. She laughed and told me that her friends keep telling her that she needs an obituary photo. I grabbed my other camera with my Canon 70-200mm f2.8 out of my bag, and photographed the two of them individually.
That small request really got me thinking...
One of the best decision that I ever made was to become a professional photographer in the beautiful Naples, Florida area. When I began my career in 2000, I specialized in only Family and Children Photography. After a long career in the wedding industry, I have returned to my first love...Family and Children Portraiture. Over the years I have been asked countless times about clothing recommendations, location ideas, etc., so I decided to write this post to help answer a few questions.
Keep reading for 9 helpful tips on how to have a great experience during your next family photo session.