Milk Boxes and A Shadow

This East Bay Lifestyle Photography session of The W Family was full of exploring, fruit-picking, tail feather-shaking and, most of all…


Cole enjoyed blowing bubbles, but no more than hoarding all the milk boxes — haha.  He also had so many funny sayings.  It was as if a grown man was trapped inside his little 3-year old body because… how could he come up with all of this on his own?!!  He cracked me up all morning.

Mia loved picking flowers.  She was warm and playful.  She also really enjoyed being wherever I was!  She made a fantastic shadow.  I tried to out-run my shadow a couple times, but it never worked.  😉


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Simon and Connie:  You have a wonderful family, and I am honored to be your first family photographer!  xo ~annie

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  1. Thuan

    Absolutely beautiful! You did an amazing job capturing the essence of this family! You are totally right about, Coley Bear, he is so hilarious!

    • Thanks so much for your comment, Thuan! Yes, Coley Bear is quite a character. I smile just thinking about some of the things he said! 🙂

  2. Connie

    The kids’ personalities really came through. I love that family shot of all of us laughing. Thank you… These are beautiful!

    • I can’t wait for you to see your entire gallery, Connie!!! Stay tuned…. 🙂

  3. Simon

    I love how you had the kids figured out right from the start, and then really brought it through in the pictures. Then, just a few shots later, you have the quiet, whimsical shot with the two of them fishing – just beautiful!

    With a shoot like this, our “first” family photographer may well become our “official” family photographer!

    Thank you!

    • WAHOOOOOOO!!! That is music to my ears. I would love to see you and your family annually! It would be such an honor to watch Cole and Mia grow!

  4. David Mayne

    Just beautifull