Photographing Grandparents

Photographing Grandparents

Any visit with grandparents is an opportunity to add to the family photographic record— especially if they don’t live nearby. It’s not always easy or convenient to gather multiple generations in one spot—you can meet resistance at both ends of the age spectrum—but as...
Family Group Shots: What to Wear

Family Group Shots: What to Wear

Family portraits are pictures of people and faces and not pictures of clothes—this is not a fashion shoot. If the clothes dominate the picture then I think it’s going in the wrong direction. I think clothes in the official family picture need to be simple, elegant and...
Show the Faces

Show the Faces

I had a really bizarre dream recently. I’m assuming that the heavy medication I was taking as I recovered from my full knee replacement had something to do with it, but believe me, when I woke up I felt as though I had had a close encounter with an alien creature. It...

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