another family with a pirate shirt

in one week i had two sessions that were oddly similar.

a family of five. with an older boy, a middle girl, and a baby. and both of the older boys wore pirate shirts. at the same location.

these are “the rin-rins”, and leading up to the session as mom and i exchanged emails i knew that it was going to be a fun one. the weather wasnt the best for a morning beach session-quite cloudy and cool actually-and coming from the pacific north they were hoping for something a bit more sunny and shiny but we made it work.

this is a family shot where i just think everything works. its perfect. a new favorite.









dad reminds me of peter pan here-which is fitting since he has a peter pan tattoo on his calf.

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  1. Eeek!!! I LOVE them all. Thank you so much, Tara. I can’t possibly express how wonderful it feels to have this time in our lives all bottled up perfectly.

  2. Tara, These pictures are fantastic! I’ve had the privilege of viewing them all (“Peter Pan” is my big brother!) and I can’t tell you how perfectly you’ve captured this family that is so very dear to me! You did such an amazing job!

  3. Tara – I am the mother of “Peter Pan”. Love your work. certainly see why Visty wanted to drive to CA to have you do them. The pier pic is a favorite tho – so natural, colors so vibrant and they look like the perfect all american family! In fact I think I saw them in the last new picture frame I bought – LOL.

    Anyway – you are great. Visty has the same wonderful naturalness in her photography too.


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