Tips for planning a family beach session

Family Sessions

Nov 29, 2023

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When planning family sessions in general it can already be a stressful thing for everyone, but when you add the beach into it there are so many outside factors that make this planning process even harder. Keep scrolling for some tips for planning a family beach session, so we can ensure your session will go as smoothly as can be.

Plan the details

First step is to discuss the details with your photographer in advance. This includes selecting a location, discussing wardrobe options, and coordinating timing. By planning ahead, you can ensure a smooth and organized session. The best time for a beach session is during the early morning or late afternoon when the light is softer and there are fewer crowds. This will make it easier to capture natural and beautiful photos without distractions.

Have realistic expectations

Secondly, It is important to keep in mind that when participating in a beach session with young children and unpredictable weather conditions, the experience can present its fair share of challenges. However, with a patient mindset, and a sense of trust in your photographer’s ability to capture genuine and candid moments, you can navigate these obstacles and still create beautiful and memorable images.

Helpful reminders

Lastly, with all of these helpful tips in mind, it’s crucial to understand that the ultimate goal is to reflect on your journey, where you can weave together timeless and inspiring memories for your family to treasure. Let go of any concerns and simply enjoy yourself in the moment, cherishing the bond shared with your loved ones. The resulting photographs will reflect the relaxation and joy that was being captured on that day. I hope some of these tips for planning a family beach session helped.

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Kind Words

” Amazing photos, I highly recommend Janice! She has done our family photos twice now and she did senior photos for my son. She is friendly, organized, professional, an expert in the field, communicates well throughout the whole process, and does everything she can to personalize the experience! I cannot say enough good things about her! If you need photos, definitely use her!!! ” -Terri

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