Sunday, August 8, 2010

Baby Portrait Session :: Twin Boys = Twice The Fun!!

Or is twice the RUN?? These adorable boys can MOVE!! Their mommy, Robin, forewarned that this portrait session would be much different from the one last summer, when they were six months old~ but of course I am thinking, really, how fast? but I should have been asking, how many directions at once? (the answer is any direction away from the camera and all directions at once!) We had a gorgeous, warm summer evening to spend together for the boys' 18-month portrait session and all of the right elements came into play: a relaxed and unhurried Mommy & Daddy, who let their boys be boys; a new playground location for the boys to explore; a great surrounding location with the perfect trees filtering the sunlight, green space and beautiful evening light; boys who were happy, well-rested and free to run, jump, run, slide, run, play, do somersaults and run!; a prepared Mommy with snacks, drinks and toys; and a photographer wearing running shoes. Yes, it was all around the perfect opportunity to capture these little ones just as they were and we had a lot of fun doing it!

Robin and her husband, Eric, take the boys to the beach during the summer and play a game on the sand dunes with them, where they countdown and the boys run to them~ it was the only way to get the boys in one spot at the same time and made for some of the cutest images~ priceless! Thanks letting me spend some time with you and your precious family~ Love you guys!!

okay, so there are a lot of images for this post,  but I had a hard time choosing... twice as many makes sense, right?

1 comment:

  1. oh come on..can they get any cuter?!? I LOVE the slide pics!


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