Kelly contacted me as she wanted a relaxed shoot on the beach with just the three of them; they have been living in Dubai for a few years and wanted to capture some memories of their life here before the weather heats up.
When I do family shoots it’s important for me to capture a good variety and range of images for my client to choose from. For a shoot like this, I would typically have around 70 ‘draft’ images for my clients to view in their online gallery. I like to give a lot of choice as its hard for me to select which ones are going to be their ultimate favourites. When I shoot I naturally and consciously imagine how those images are going to look once they are up on the wall. How would they be displayed?
With that in mind I like to give some direction to my families – I find that most families need a little guidance on what to do. This also helps us to have some variety to the photos; it also helps everyone to chill out in front of the camera a little more. And that’s when the best moments happen – when everyone is feeling relaxed, their personalities and feelings can shine.
All images captured by : Natalie Robinson Photography