The winter months are a perfect time for indoor home lifestyle sessions. It’s a little chilly outside and the weather can be unpredictable so scheduling an indoor shoot is a smart idea. I feel so lucky to be invited into a family’s home and document them in their comfort zone, doing the things they normally do as a family. So when this mama, who also happens to be a talented graphic designer, reached out for an at home session, I was thrilled! Not only was this family adorable and loving, but their home was comfortable and so beautifully designed. Dara sure has an eye for interior design and every room was so well curated. I seriously could have spent the whole time shooting details of all the vignettes, books, children’s toys, art, and antiques. You can check out some of Dara’s graphic design work here.
It’s always special to photograph repeat clients and I have been lucky to photograph this family for many years. This year we decided to venture a bit and met up at Sutro Baths in San Francisco. What a spectacular location for a family photo shoot. The kids loved climbing on the old walls and exploring the beach. Even though it was foggy, it wasn’t too cold and the sky turned into a huge soft box, perfect for photos. I can’t wait to see their holiday card this year! There are so many great family photos and I think it will be hard to pick just one!