Every few years I manage to grab some shots with the whole family and we always have the best of times. Lots of laughs in between catching up on life and the latest updates. Then the kids and I head off for a little adventure of our own, setting up some shots mom can use for the holiday card and keep for years to come.
I met the Drosdick’s through a friend and colleague, Scott Asano, almost eight years ago. We’ve spent one evening together every fall for seven years. There’s a handful of families I’ve had the honor to photograph and capture the growth of their kids over time… unintentionally, the Drosdick’s set a pretty high mark. I know they have treasured the images and memories all these years, they are quick to always thank me. Yet, I would argue that I have received so much more as they have let me into their family in such an intimate way – attempting to freeze a moment that would sum a years’ growth in a simple smile, glance or exchange in just a few frames comes so easily with their children. I don’t really have to do much at all but be present and available. Thank you Donna and Scott for all that you’ve given me ♥. Grateful to be a part of your family.
Keep scrolling to enjoy a glimpse into my last seven years with the kids. 🙂
For Meghan’s junior year, we decided to schedule the session on the CU Boulder campus this year. We had a blast roaming around and she was the perfect tour guide. She did her homework and had some great spots picked out for the fam. Thanks Meghan!
Developmental Pathways in Denver asked me to do a portrait session for Naomi as she was going to be features on their quarterly report. When I met her, she was putting on some lipstick and adjusting her first outfit. I’m not sure who was more excited for the session, Naomi or her mom. We had a blast together that morning. She did her homework and came ready to strike some poses. My favorite part of the shoot was to see her free and laughing. She would toss her hands on her hips, look dead at the camera, pucker her lips and then fall out in laughter. Those are the shots I loved.