Life is funny, right? We have this whole insta-community that we often correspond with, yet how much do we really know about those that we are communicating with virtually? Well come to find out, this beautiful (fellow photographer!) mama and her family lived right in town, just a mile and a half from my doorstep ~ a fortuitous encounterthat would soon lead to this beloved San Francisco Bay Area Family session!
Soon after discovering how close we lived in proximity to one another, we made plans with another local photographer friend to meet up for a little outdoor wine night (a la Covid style) and chatting ( … and more chatting ;)). I value these moments with industry professionals so much. There are some people whose paths you cross that bring goodness into your life, and Megan is one of them. She is kind and generous. And talented beyond.
Megan asked if I would be open to possibly photographing her family later that year. Of course, I was thrilled. As the date approached, we decided to drive up the Peninsula and spend time at Filoli, one of my favorite local garden estates. We wandered throughout the incredible sprawling property that brilliantly sunny afternoon, winding our way around gravel pathways and pausing amongst the many magical, hidden garden spaces to capture their family together enjoying the sunshine … and one another.
These Bay Area family sessions bring me such joy. Honestly, I am sad when they come to an end. I enjoy learning about people so much. I find their stories fascinating ~ how they found each other … the twists and turns of starting a family … those bumps and those bright spots along the way .… their life passions … and where their heart is currently leading them. I am captivated by all of it. And working throughout their session to create imagery that speaks to this narrative is so much fun!
Saying goodbye is never easy however going home to await their film in the mail is pretty darn exciting. Thank you Megan for allowing me into your family and giving me the afternoon to capture these sweet moments of you all together! I am so grateful that our paths have crossed! ~ Kent Avenue Photography
See more of this session featured hereat La Peche Journal.
Daughter’s dress is part of Kent Avenue’s Client Wardrobe available to all of our Fine Art clients.
Kent Avenue Photography is a Newborn, Maternity, Family & Brand Photographer sharing time between the San Francisco Bay and Charlotte, North Carolina areas. We serve the following cities, including but not limited to, San Jose, Los Gatos, Willow Glenn, Portola Valley, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Morgan Hill, Gilroy, Uptown, Ballantyne, Myers Park, South Park, Matthews, Plaza-Midwoord and Dilworth.We specialize in ultra-relaxed, home & outdoor Lifestyle Sessions and would love to photograph your family or brand! To see more of our portfolio, please take a peek here. If you would like to reserve your date on our calendar, please feel free to contact us here or email us directly firstname.lastname@example.org We are thrilled at the chance to work with you!