When J and K asked me to capture their family’s lifestyle photos on their farm, I was excited to meet them. A day of thunderstorms almost thwarted our efforts. But late in the evening, a rainbow appeared over the soy bean fields, and the sky cleared for us to meet on their farm. I said a thank-You prayer. What a beautiful location!
I was in photographer’s heaven on earth to see all the colorful sunflowers, cosmos, zinnias, gladiolas, marigolds, and sweet peas K had planted in addition to his corn and bean crops. I gasped when I saw the beautiful old barn wood, pallets, stone piles, and tractors to include in backgrounds. What fun we had moving from one spot to the next!
But most important, what a loving, caring family I was blessed to meet and get to know for a couple hours. How many parents have teens and pre-teens who beg to have their photos taken with their parents and never tire of the directions and suggestions? In fact, they had their own awesome suggestions for me to include in their photos.
This evening was above awesome! Take a look and see!
A natural “frame” for dad and mom! And how about that girl power?
Kudos to these parents! Their kiddos showed so much love and respect.
They definitely mimic what they see and hear.
Awww! One of my many favorites. Dear Daughter’s expression makes me giggle.
A hardworking TEAM B!
I didn’t bring tool props. They are REAL and we didn’t look far for them.
The wildflower garden by their country home.
The brick walkway and arbor that K built, leading to their home’s front door.
These kids don’t just love each other. They LIKE each other too.
The B Family and kitty Eenie. They told me an eagle nests in the woods behind them.
We didn’t see it on this evening though.
This father’s love for his daughter is amazing to see. So protective.
The guys enjoy their hobbies!
Eenie gets a lot of love from her sweet and spunky friend! Oh does she have beautiful eyes too. Eenie’s friend, I mean!
Aren’t those denims drying on the clothesline the best?!
And the textures on this farm just made me over the top happy.
Dear Daughter — I love how her initials had been painted on the barn by the previous farm owners.
Had to gobble up that opportunity for a perfect background for her!
Now you see how much FUN I had with the B Family!
It was a blessing to be with you all. Let’s do it again sometime!