My kids are always happy to indulge me when it comes to playing their part in capturing the perfect image. Alexis zooms off in search of her latest pretty necklace and then lands back in front of my lens while Jonathan snatches up the reflector and takes aim at his sister. Our latest session was to make the photograph that would announce the launch of my redesigned portfolio.
And while those images were still in-camera, a new vinyl background arrived. I’ve been mulling over vinyl for some time now (kids are notoriously hard on paper) and I was anxious to see how it reflected light. I told my kids it wasn’t a “real” shoot, that they could do whatever they wanted. Last night, when I moved all of the images into Bridge, I saw that the story of how a photographer arrives at this:
usually begins with a Mommy and this: