Happy Birthday to this amazing 2 year old! I've written about her a few times before as it's been a joy to watch Emily grow up and photograph her at many milestones. Well today is her 2 year birthday and we were lucky to schedule a photo shoot last weekend when the weather was still somewhat warm and super sunny outside! I had hoped that there would be some clouds in the sky when we went outside, but it was pretty harsh lighting and the shade wasn't as soft as I would have liked. We still had a fun shoot and found some nice locations in a local park; and of course found some leaves to play in!
Photographing children can be challenging and very rewarding and as long as you can adapt quickly to changing conditions and move around with them! Children do not like to sit still so why should your photos be still?! There is a time and place for some posed shots, but as long as they are enjoying themselves, capture children in their element. It will show on their faces and portray that in your photos.
Have a wonderful birthday Emily! :)