I started chatting with Beth through email just before Christmas. We had discussed her thoughts about a little family session sometime early January. She was hoping for one of those elusive warm days that can sometimes happen up here in North. As I reached out to her a few days before our scheduled shoot, the tempature was not looking good. She expressed she was a bit dissapointed we couldn't shoot outside and didn't know what to expect for a "home session". Well I gave her my usual spew of what to expect and told her not to clean her house.
Sunday morning I was greeted at the door by beautiful expectant mama Beth with a warm smile and the sweetest girl spinning circles in the corner while Tim tried to shush the dogs upstairs. I took a look around and thought OMG, these guys...yes... they are creatives, artists my people. I immediately noticed these large colourful paintings framed by equally beautiful instruments. A guitar carefully placed in the corner, large windows pouring morning light on colourful pillows laid on cozy couches. I didn't know Beth very well yet, but I could image sipping tea from one of her beautifully crafted pottery mugs she made in her studio out back and listening to music like old friends.
Grab your guitar please...
and our session went a little something like that.