when the very first frame you capture is one while they’re unloading their car with the guitar and their little and it’s already an awesome shot, you just know that this family session is going to be amazing!
mom and dad are avid hikers so we had to incorporate the beautiful outdoors. but since they live in the walnut creek area, i wasn’t too familiar of locations to suggest so they spent a weekend scouting to find a place that fit and they found it at mt. diablo. we drove in together and i had no clue what the expect but as the car curved through the mountain road, each turnout had incredible potential. they even said if there was a spot that called out to me, to let them know and they’ll pull over.
the first spot we spent part of the afternoon at had boulders, a huge field and a tucked in oak grove all with great light and they found the perfect spot. they cuddled, snuggled and serenaded with their little in a beautiful location. and then just before golden hour hit, we headed to an oak grove that we drove by on the way in and discovered a rope swing at the top. just perfect! and watching the sun disappear behind the mountain was just stunning. it really was just a magical family session and mt diablo, i think i love you!
thank you guys for finding a location that fit your family but one that also made my jaw drop just a few times 🙂
and thank you for this shot! at every family session, i hold their little so i can grab some sweet photos of mom and dad. and their little was obsessed with the camera. she was so curious and kept wanting to push the buttons for me. so mom was awesome and grabbed a behind the scenes. it’s not often i get action shots of me so it’s always fun when i do. and seriously, just look at our location, gah!
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