While I love the challenge of chasing-down toddlers and young children for that perfect capture, I have to admit that it’s sometimes nice to mix-it-up and work with a family with older children. Kids and teens who listen, take direction, and who have enough confidence and matured personality to add their own special-sauce to the session. Energy I would have spent running suddenly gets redirected to playing with light and really connecting with my clients on a deeper level.
That pretty much describes the fun I had with this family in Menlo Park recently. We met at the old Woodside Store, which was build in 1854 and is now a county park. It provides such a great backdrop and wonderful light for a family session. it’s one of my favorite places to shoot.
Not that we sat around the whole time. Oh no. There were lots of great little corners to explore and I couldn’t resist testing the kids’ jumping skills along the road for an action shot. They got some pretty good air!
Such beautiful light under the eves at this historic park. The girls’ skin just glowed!
Anna Dobrenski Photography is a boutique studio specializing in lifestyle portraits for modern families in the Menlo Park area. If you are looking to capture some gorgeous, natural portraits as artwork for your home’s walls, please contact me at 415. 518. 8880.