I was contacted by The Somm Journal's Executive Editor, David Gadd to photograph the owner of Amore Ristorante, Stefano Ljikovic. The Somm Journal was featuring Stefano in their bi-monthly magazine.
A few weeks ago I was photographing a family of three generations. As our session was wrapping up, my client Jean, the grandmother of the group, 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, creating the beautiful images on the next page.
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.