what is not to love about this family? they are super spunky, full of life, and always so photogenic. especially when the kids get to make their super silly faces at the end of the shoot (their favourite special treat for being extra good during the shoot!) needless to say we always get excited when we get an email from the gratrix family wanting to set up a family photosession! we'd had this location picked out for quite some time, always keeping it in the back of our minds for just the right session. i tend to have a very large soft spot for old, run down buildings. the metal siding, the tiny windows, the brick, the fading print- ahhh it is love. and i simply adore how the photos turned out. it helps that the subjects are so beautiful :) okay enough babbling - go check out the gratrix family!
usually we end our shoots with the gratrix fam with a little silly face action. i could hardly hold the camera steady while Michael was making this face, i was laughing so hard. kids come up with the funniest stuff! he's got the wiggling eyebrows move perfected!
this time however, the kids pulled out their scooters (and polly pockets) and released some energy in the parking lot before heading back home! it was so fun to photograph as the kids scooted around kyle and i in circles!
i am always awed by the way kyle sees something happening and captures it - i am so lucky to work with (and be married to!) such a talented guy!