My photoshoot of Tim and Jen’s family was my last one of the year, and it made me contemplative.
Perhaps it was because I had the spirit of Christmas coursing through my veins, but I was thinking how their photoshoot perfectly culminates the meaning of life. Let me explain.
It had been about a year and a half since I last saw Tim and Jen. During that time, they got pregnant and had their 4th baby! Also during that time, there were big events around us, including deadly wildfires, which made us postpone their shoot 3 times. So this was their 4th photoshoot date! Though disappointed, we rolled with the punches and were grateful for when we saw each other. We even recognized a few benefits of this later shoot date: baby Mia was more social and there were fewer people at the park.
At the shoot, the older siblings kept hugging and kissing their baby sister, unprompted. The affection and easy playfulness between everyone was peppered by Tim’s humor, which always makes me laugh. And my catch-up time with Jenny highlights how fortunate I am to have clients who’ve become friends.
Seeing the silverlining, spending quality time with family, loving unconditionally… this is how life should be. ❤️