I know not everyone thinks of doing family photos in the winter, but they can be so pretty. The crisp white snow, the patches of ground showing through, the branches covered in a fine blanket of snow. We talked about a few options for location and ended up going to Mer Bleu Bog in Ottawa. It was a tad chilly – no lie. They were rockstars! Had fun with this sweet family and so glad I brought a blanket for them to warm up underneath with. It ended up coordinating with their outfits so well that we used it in some shots. I absolutely loved the styling of their clothing they wore. Love the look of layers on clients.
I asked her a few questions afterwards to get a better idea of how she thought her session went. I love doing this to see client’s perspectives.
1) What were you most worried about for your session?
I was most worried about the cold frigid air, if we would be warm enough and if my son would cooperate.
2) Why did you choose to do your family photos in the winter? Are you happy with the outcome?
Chose to do winter because I have a summer and spring session with Michele already and want to complete all the seasons. I am very happy with the outcome.
3) When planning your session, a few location options were offered and you decided on mer bleu. What made you pick this spot?
It was a different location than I have used before and very unique.
I’d say her session was a success. Lots of cuddling, images full of love and fun. I can’t wait to see them next fall to complete her “seasons” sessions. Maybe after seeing her session taken in the winter, you may decide to do your family photos during that season.