I have been putting off publishing this blog post for too long. I was nervous about writing this one because this family means so much to me and I had put a lot of pressure on myself to portray that love on here.
I have known Tao my entire life, I used to live in his sister's hand me downs, and I spent much of my childhood with their family. I attended Tao and Danielle's wedding in this very spot 13 years ago, seemed like a fitting, and beautiful location for family portraits.
We started the afternoon with a special session of just Danielle before the boys joined us for the family portraits. It was so fun to watch a woman who usually puts her family first transform into a stunning model, unapologetically bringing her power to each photo.
The boys showed up with a whole lot of energy and laughs.
We couldn't have asked for a better session. Though there were moments when the littlest had no desire to be in photos, we just worked around him and went to him, and he made each photo unique with his boyish charm and energy.
The oldest was a natural model, and thrived in front of the camera, it was adorable to watch his inner model step out.
I love this family so much and was honored to capture portraits for their family.