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Life's Little Moments

“We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us.” — Ralph Hattersley

Lifestyle photo sessions have become one of my favourite sessions. Why?

Because, they capture life in a very realistic way. real-life situations in an artistic manner. These sessions I give little direction and just let the moments unfold infront of me. It's beautiful. It's genuine. It's your life. Your story documented.


How do I capture these beautiful little moments?


I understand my main goal is authenticity. I want to tell my subjects story and do it justice. To do this I will shoot in everyday locations. I like to pick a location that has meaning to my subject.


I make sure everyone is comfortable. To achieve this I may start off my session giving a little direction through prompts. I direct action, not poses. Once everyone is engaged I like to ease off and have a more candid approach.


I will anticipate every moment before they happen. My camera will always be ready to go so I do not miss a thing. As a result I take a LOT of photos. I like to pay very close attention to details. The little looks given, gestures etc. The love is often in the details.


In the end. I will edit my photos so they flow. I keep my edits simple. I feel there is such a thing as "over editing". I like to have my photos be a real as the moments themselves.









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