Back in September before the leaves started to change colour, Tye and I met Jason, Sarah and their two adorable daughters for a family session on St. Patrick’s Island. We had an awesome morning exploring the River Walk, sipping coffee at the Simmons building in the East Village and running around the park. Can I just say, I LOVE my job!!
For those of you who have not had the opportunity to visit St. Patrick’s Island, it is a newly revitalized park walking distance from Calgary’s downtown core and the East Village. The park is a beautiful space with a playground and a place where you can wade into the Bow River. The varied scenery includes lush green backgrounds, river and city views. This is an awesome location for anyone looking for a lot of variety in their family, couples or wedding photo shoot.
With family shoots, we try and get a good variety of both posed and candid shots. We like to document a family playing together and enjoying each other’s company. This helps create authentic interactions and emotions. As a photographer, the candid shots are my favourite. They are the ones that inspire and encourage me to keep shooting.Sarah and Jason’s daughters were a pleasure to shoot. I had a blast playing with them and capturing candid family moments. Toddlers are so much to photograph, they have a special way of keeping you on your toes! When taking photos of kids, you need to be quick and flexible.
Are you interested in your own family photo sessions? Tye and I still have a opening for family photo shoots in October and November. Our family photo session start at $250. For additional information on family sessions or to book your own, click here.
A big thank you to Sarah and Jason. Tye and I had a blast taking your family photos! We loved capturing the fun loving nature and personality of your girls!