Photographing extended families can be a difficult task, especially when young children are a part of the group. It takes patience and precision to carefully pose and coordinate a great location that is accommodating to such a large group. Then, throw in the fact that when there are that many people, it’s almost certain that someone will blink or cough or the children will just want to have their attention focused on something other than the camera. It can be done however! In fact, I actually really enjoy working with large families and find it a lot of fun to be a part of their reunion together.
This family made my job pretty easy. They were so friendly, kind hearted and happy to be with one another. Even the young cousins laughed and played and enjoyed being with their families. I was able to get some pretty neat shots of this family of 10 as they let loose and had fun! The children’s silhouette shot might be one of my favorites!
Check out some of my other extended family photo sessions here or here.If you have expecting family to visit Phoenix soon, why not schedule a extended family photos session! It’s a fun activity to do with everyone and you will have beautiful photos to remember you time together. Please email me for availability and to discuss location which accommodate larger groups. And if your not expecting family from other parts of the county, why not schedule a shoot with your immediate family! Contact me today, I’d love to be your family photographer. Emily@cozyclicks.com