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What a fun, free spirited family — and what a perfect day to capture them. This spring session with the R family is simply stunning. The blue and peach color combination they chose for their clothing perfectly complements the colors of the field on this gorgeous day.

The last time I saw this lovely bunch of people was 6 months ago for this session. And just as I remembered, the kids are precious. They just played, smiled, explored, and had a blast. That’s the best way for me to capture real photos of children and families. I looked back at one point while big sis was running and playing, and I saw mom and dad hugging each other and watching her in pure delight. That absolutely made my day! That’s exactly how I want a family session to go down. No stress over whether or not your child is smiling or posing, and not feeling responsible with the outcome of the session — but being completely relaxed often frees up your children to be themselves and have fun — and it all comes out in the photos.

You’ll see that this setting, the relaxed parents, and the children in one of the most ideal places for kids to play – a soft field of flowers – was the perfect combination. The photos are gorgeous and do justice to this amazing family. You can feel the love, kindness, and the connection when you watch them together. Enjoy seeing a piece of what I got to experience this beautiful spring afternoon.

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