Posts Tagged 'flagstaff family photography'
Melissa and I had the pleasure of photographing the Smith Families annual family portrait. The family spends a good portion of the summer at their beautiful home in Forest Highlands, perfect time and location for their family portraits. The Smith’s children love playing at the park outside of their home so it was only natural to capture them in their favorite spot. The beautiful pond, covered bridge, golf course, and beautiful family made it pretty easy for us to capture fantastic images.
Flagstaff has the most beautiful scenery and weather during the summer months. July usually brings the monsoon season which then brings colorful wildflowers, green ferns, and a lush forest. Below are some images from a few recent family photography sessions showing off one of our favorite times of the year . . . summer!
Are you ready for today’s dose of cuteness? Well I think Hank did a fantastic job showing off his adorable little personality. I feel like I always say the same thing but it is amazing to me how much babies grow in their first 6 months! We had the pleasure of photographing Hank as a newborn so I was so excited when he return with his beautiful mama for a session. Hope ya’ll enjoy!
The Gross family has been TLP clients since we photographed Lauren, Justin, and Myra (their sweet boxer) for their engagement session. Over the years it has been so fun to watch their relationship develop as a couple and start a family. Their daughter Kendall is the cutest little girl and was a very good sport on this cold snowy morning. Even though it was very cold out we were blessed with incredible gold aspen trees and a dusting of fresh snow. Could it be more beautiful?!
It is always a true delight every year to photograph the Brown Family. As a photographer, it is so fun to see and capture how much the kids change and grow over just one year! This year we added Derrick’s parents and sisters family to the session so we could get a large family photo. The Brown’s timed the beautiful yellow wildflowers and sunflowers just right! As you can see this session was blessed with an explosion of color! Thank you to the Brown and McChesney’s for having fun with us in the sunflower field! ~Kristen
In the time between the harsh early summer winds, and the aspen changing colors, lies the sweet spot of Northern Arizona’s weather that we call monsoon season. Each year I hold my breath as the sunflowers seem to climb out of the earth and burst into a brilliant display. It has to be one of the most miraculous displays of flowers anywhere in the world. The day that I met this sweet family we were also blessed with big, billowy, monsoon clouds that provided creamy ambient filtered light. It was perfection. Brittany and Matt moved to Northern Arizona about a year ago, and this was the first time they had seen the sunflower fields. It was cool to see their reaction when I drove them up to this beautiful location.
Baby William was perfect and seemed to enjoy his first experience as a super model, both inside in a studio setting and outside in the great wide open. He never cried and fell fast asleep once he got comfortable. Congratulations Brittany and Matt! Your beautiful baby boy is a sweetheart! ~ Melissa