McDonald Family | Virginia Beach Family Photographer

Virginia Beach Family Photographer

Three moments that made me realize I've "Made It" in family photography:

  1. When going to "work" means getting to hang out with friends and play with their sweet kiddos.
  2. I've photographed bellies, babies, siblings and then bellies again.
  3. There is an ease and familiarity at each photo session. Even with new families.

Now, this is, of course, MY own personal definition of success. And this is just a short list. But after nearly 3 1/2 years in this business, I've noticed a rhythm in the past six months that is so, so sweet. It makes my heart happy to revisit families time and again, and I never tire of admiring how their kids have grown. How they've matured or blossomed as a family. How they struggle to contain the madness of their toddlers, while still embracing the chaos with that sweet abandon that only parents have for their children. It's beautiful to observe. And even sweeter to document.

This time of year is busy, for everyone. Kids get sick, holidays are fast approaching, stress can ensue.

Making the time for pictures is a choice you will never look back and regret.

I adore the McDonald family, it's always such a joy to photograph them. This year, we switched it up and instead of the beach, we headed over to Stumpy Lake in Virginia Beach. This is my favorite spot this time of year. The sunset is just perfection. Here are some favorites!

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 I hope you are having a wonderful Fall! If you would like to get on the newsletter list, sign up in the top tab under newsletter. I send out information periodically, regarding upcoming specials, mini sessions, mentoring and beginner DSLR classes. No spam, just love from me straight to your inbox.

I would love to see you in 2017! :)

Best,

Erin