There’s something so relaxed and peaceful about the sea. It just puts everyone at ease. So, if the weather is right and the sun isn’t too harsh, I will always try to encourage families to head to the beach for their family photos.
If you follow me, you will know how much I love shooting outdoors! I find people are more relaxed when they have room to roam and things to interact with. When photographing a family, I want to capture really natural, playful moments. Kids racing each other along the beach, climbing up sand dunes, dipping their feet in the water and chasing the waves. Along with all the simple, in-between moments where they are just being themselves, walking, smiling, being together!
Last weekend, I had the pleasure of photographing Kerry & Joe and their 3 girls in Tullan Strand, Bundoran. I couldn’t have asked for a nicer family, a more perfect day or a more beautiful setting!
The girls were a little older than what I usually photography, 15, 13 and 11. But they were such a pleasure! After we got a few family portraits and walking shots, this gorgeous family of 5 headed straight for the water!
If you are considering a beach shoot, I would really encourage being prepared to run into the waves! ESPECIALLY, if you have kids! This is where you are guaranteed to capture real moments and precious memories.
There are certain shoots that you just know you have captured some really special moments and this was one of them for me! I hope you enjoy going through some of my favourite shots as much as I do!!
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Kerry has the most amazing Instagram page where she shares her fab wardrobe! If you aren’t already following @kerrysweekdaywardrobe, make sure you give her a follow!