Documentary Family Photography
Why You’ll Love Your Family Documentary Photos
- Genuine emotions & candid moments
- Live your life while I photograph your day
- Remember the small moments as they are
- No need for coordinating outfits or forced smiles
- Messy rooms make for great pictures, too!
Documentary family photos are perfect for printing and framing on your wall. You’ll have real art made from the love and life of your family to display throughout your home.
What to Expect During Your Session
When it comes to documentary photography, there is no posing or creating moments. I observe the family’s interactions and capture the energy of the room. I’ll blend into the environment until the family feels comfortable or forgets I’m documenting their everyday life. There are no additional lights, backgrounds, or props. Rather than adjusting lighting or moving objects, I’ll change position to get a shot. Editing is minimal and usually just involves adjusting lights and shadows.
I was so excited to be able to hang out with the R Family again. (Check out last year’s session.) Last year they were new to the area. They have thoroughly enjoyed exploring Washington and said they don’t really have a favorite place yet because they make it a...
We talk a lot about Christmas traditions, but this family has a Halloween tradition of visiting a pumpkin patch. Check out their documentary session on the blog.
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