With a milestone birthday and the birth of their third child on the horizon, Sally realised it had been a long time between family portraits and decided to book a session. This portrait session for a family close to my heart is a mix of candid Lifestyle Photography feat. her two rambunctious kids, couple portraits of Sally & Josh, and maternity photos as well. Plus we even decided to throw a few classic family photos into the mix!
This evening I walked beneath a row of bay trees in Alberobello, pausing to smell their sweet aroma. I lifted my feet to stand on tippy toes and tilted my face towards the sky. A new friend and unofficial local tour guide laughed at me, “ma cosa fai?”
“I think perhaps I would have been an explorer. An adventurer boldly crashing through barriers. I think I would have been always full of joy & light, a slightly taller replication of my 14-year old self. I think I would have said ‘yes!’ and ‘why not?’ even more than I already do.”
A few late night thoughts on living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
Working in the wedding industry, you see a lot of loved up couples tie the knot, and the parts of the wedding that I always remember are the stories. Disastrous first dates, individual quirks, romantic proposals, colossal mistakes, laugh-til-you-cry memories – all the little things that make a couple a couple.
Lately I’ve been drawn to the kind of images that aren’t necessarily well composed or perfectly exposed, but rather that are full of a kind of nostalgic reality…