Jul 022016
 

Family Portraits in Los Angeles are always magical due to the wide variety of sunny landscapes and textured terrain. For this family session, we had the agonizing decision of whether to shoot at the beach or go green within Griffith’s expansive park. It was a tough call but in the end, we decided to go green. The morning of the shoot, it was a refreshing eighty-five degrees and our backdrop was a soft collage of warm woods. The park was a nice break from the city and made for the perfect outdoor photography studio. Of course, we still brought our studio lights, filters, and bounce boards but due to their wireless and light weight nature, they were easily transported… into nature. ;o)

Our family for this family portrait session was the Tran Family. They were one of our larger family sessions this year, with twenty-one members in total, from all over the states. It had been five years since their last shoot so we wasted no time in getting started.
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Nov 262012
 

I had the pleasure of meeting Easton during our family portrait season this year.  How would I describe him?  Well, He’s a courageously independent six year old with a mom to match.  In fact, the two of them make a great team.  He would tell jokes, she graciously laughed.  He defended her every step with his crazy karatay moves and she knew all the right tickle spots.

Normally, these two can be found in the Oxnard zip-code but on this day, they were visiting family in Los Feliz so we decided to meet at Griffith Park for an hour long session. Griffith Park is not only one of my favorite areas for portraits but it is always successful in creating that woodsy holiday feel that one doesn’t often get in California.   That’s right, it looks like a woodsy wonderland right?… nobody needs to know that it was really a balmy eighty-two degrees that day (I’m still wondering if cali’s ever going to have a winter this year).   Besides the perfect backdrop, Griffith always provides the perfect environment, for any kid.  Easton was able to run, play, climb and perform, no holds barred and he had us in stitches the entire time.  He’s the man of a thousand faces and was always ready with a punchline.  He could also be found leading the way for us with his trustee branch sword in hand, ready to take on the world.  He was an extremely confident and imaginative kid.  And mom, well… she was his biggest fan.  Understandably my time, with both of them, flew by.

 

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