I have recently gave a lot of thought wether or not to open a studio. It's October, winter seems to have come already in Lithuania and will only leave in April. Meanwhile, we have snow, sun, fun, but also could have -20 degrees for two weeks in a row. Who would like to have a an outdoor & natural light photo-session then? People from the Arctic Circle maybe :)
But then I had an amazing "welcome to the family" session for baby Colben. This is "technically" the second photo-session of Colben since the very first one we had when Audra was pregnant with him. We have discussed a bit our session, decided on some pictures mom wanted to have (moms know what they want :), but with two kids we ended-up having a lot of candid shots... that I LOVE!
Going back to my studio or no studio dilemma, and looking at the amazing shots of Audra's family, I have just realised: NO DILEMMA! I simply love pictures taken in the family environment, in the home the family has at that moment in their lives. These pictures of baby Colben, Hollis as a toddler will always remind them of the great time they had in Vilnius. I doubt that a studio full of props and lights will remind them of the beautiful flowers they have on the balcony, of the sheer sunny bedroom, of their carpet so much used as a play-mat!
Have a look yourself at the pictures below and tell me: am I right or not ?!
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